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Enjoy Our 'On Demand' Online classes!!

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A Look at Developing Puppetry for Fairy Tales - The Simple Fairy Tale of Sweet Porridge

A Look at Developing Puppetry for Fairy Tales - The Simple Fairy Tale of Sweet Porridge

A Look at Developing Puppetry for Fairy Tales -  Sweet Porridge (adapted from Grimm’s) example of a simple fairy tale Once upon a time, and far a...
The Christmas Bell - A Christmas Legend Adapted for Early Childhood by Suzanne Down

The Christmas Bell - A Christmas Legend Adapted for Early Childhood by Suzanne Down

The Christmas Bell In many winter lands shepherds still take their flock of sheep to the high meadows to nibble on grasses, even dry winter grasses...
Thanksgiving Tale -  Country Mouse's Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Tale - Country Mouse's Thanksgiving

After every harvest on every farm, animals big and small come along to enjoy their own ‘leftovers’ harvest. Thanksgiving is a time of sharing and ...
A Seasonal  Story for Autumn Telling - Mother Autumn is Coming.. a sweet Protection Story for young children

A Seasonal Story for Autumn Telling - Mother Autumn is Coming.. a sweet Protection Story for young children

    Mother Autumn is Coming   Down by the golden grasses where the cottonwood trees grow tall and strong, the water on the pond is rippling.  Brot...
Mother Earth Puppetry

Mother Earth Puppetry

Mother Earth Puppetry    Mother Earth stands consistently behind the earth’s yearly cycle.  I have said if you only have one puppet for the very y...
Celebrate the Creative - forest fire smoke keeps us inside today

Celebrate the Creative - forest fire smoke keeps us inside today

What do you do when the forest fires make the air unhealthy to breathe and you have to stay inside on a summer's day?  Nana gets out the puppetry l...
Celebrate the Creative - Adventure Sticks and Tree Forts

Celebrate the Creative - Adventure Sticks and Tree Forts

Celebrate the Creative - Adventure Sticks and Tree Forts Every nature journey has a story, and creating Adventure Sticks deepens the wonder and mem...
playing with pipe cleaners - story sparks

Celebrate the Creative - Story Sparking - Nana's Puppet Making Bin

   Celebrate the Creative - Story Sparking - Playing with Pipe Cleaners -   It is a fun day when  Nana goes into her storage room and brings out a ...
The Worker Characters in Story

The Worker Characters in Story

 Worker Stories - Activities of Life  Meaningful purposeful work can be a potent antidote for a child to help balance the overwhelming nature of te...
Celebrate the Creative - Grass Dolly Puppets.

Celebrate the Creative - Grass Dolly Puppets.

Early one sunny morning we walked to our nearby nature preserve to listen to the peepers.  We went on the far side of the pond where the reeds were...
Celebrate the Creative - Summer Sun Shadow Shows!

Celebrate the Creative - Summer Sun Shadow Shows!

Yesterday, we had a backyard picnic, as my grandson and I are still 'sheltering at home'.  I put my big umbrella on the ground to give us extra sha...