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Adapting Songs for Different Stages of Early Childhood Development In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sue Trainor demonstrates how to adapt familiar songs to make them developmentally appropriate for various stages of early childhood.
Call-and-Response Chant for Self-Regulation In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sue Trainor demonstrates a call-and-response chant that supports classroom management by promoting self-regulation, impulse control, self space, and focus.
Choosing Appropriate Songs for Different Stages of Early Childhood Development In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sue Trainor demonstrates how to choose developmentally appropriate songs for children based on music elements of lyrics, tempo/rhythm, and melody.
Sue Trainor in classroom with teacher and children
Creating Prior Knowledge for a Story Experience In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sue Trainor demonstrates a strategy for creating prior knowledge for a story through music and drama.
Sue Trainor sings with a teacher and children in a classroom
Adventure Cloth, Part 2 In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Terlene Terry-Todd demonstrates a creative way to teach math and literacy skills using themed fabric, music, and simple props.
Adventure Cloth, Part 1 In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Terlene Terry-Todd demonstrates how to use themed fabric to reinforce concepts such as body part identification and locomotor movements.
Puppets as Transition Devices In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Joe Pipik demonstrates how to maintain focus and enhance classroom learning by using puppets as transition devices.
How to Use a Shadow Screen In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Joe Pipik demonstrates how to integrate puppetry in the classroom using a simple shadow screen.
Foam puppets clustered together
How to Construct a Shadow Screen In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Joe Pipik demonstrates how to build a simple shadow screen to us in the classroom.
Joe Pipik does shadow puppets with teachers
Hip Hop Engineering In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Paige Hernandez demonstrates a chant that teaches the six steps of engineering in a fun and engaging way.

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