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Anansi: Spider Folktale Trickster - Participate in Anansi Stories, Create Your Own Story!    based on 12 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
    Combine creative writing, folktales and art! Anansi is an important trickster folktale character from West Africa and the Caribbean. Participate in Anansi stories using drawing, paper-cutting or sign language storytelling. Then create your own! Easy, fun, ...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Butterfly Action Science: Cut Out A Butterfly, Then Do Gravity, Incline, Push/Pull!    based on 12 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
   Combine literacy and science! Your students enjoy a riddle story about flowers and butterflies! Then, students retell the story and cut out their own paper flower, which turns into a butterfly when unfolded. This is a surprise so Shhh... Using their butterf...
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Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2

December Holidays Around the World: Las Posadas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Christmas!    based on 22 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
  Your students will love learning and retelling stories about these winter holidays that are celebrated around the world: Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Las Posadas, and Christmas. Discover that these celebrations all have a special story, number, food, and candle!...
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Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Earth Day Everyday Action Science: Dissect a Happy Meal! Make a Trash Troll!    based on 15 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
     Ever wonder about the trash that just one Happy Meal creates?  Dissect a real Happy Meal with us and find out!  Learn sign language for Reduce, Reuse, Recycle along with other signs to celebrate Earth Day everyday!  Discover actions you can take to help o...
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Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Folktales & Food: Enjoy These Yummy Stories, Then Write Your Own Story About Food!    based on 1 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
     Some of the world's best loved folktales, "Stone Soup," "The Gingerbread Man," "Goldilocks", "The Magic Porridge Pot," and "Anansi's Hot Bean Soup" are about food!  Combine these folktales with the creative writing methods of sign language, draw and tell,...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Gravity Action Science: Sir Isaac Newton, the School Bully and an Apple Tree!    based on 2 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
     How are gravity and school bullies related? Find out when we use tangrams and paper apples to learn about Isaac Newton's childhood, his interest in science, and how he dealt with a school bully. Students engage in interactive experiments about Gravity, Ma...
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Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2

Hearts Action Science: Enjoy A Valentine Folktale, Then Apply It to Push/Pull, Incline and Gravity!    based on 4 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
     This program is a little bit of art, math, literature, and a whole lot of science! First, children enjoy a fun folktale story about Valentine's Day! Next up is physics! Students use their paper heart to explore push/pull, gravity and incline. We 'predict'...
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Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2

Las Posadas, an Hispanic Mexican Christmas Holiday with Stories, Songs, and Signs!    based on 1 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
    Your students will love learning and retelling the story of Las PosadasPlease note: This program can be modified to compare/contrast this holiday to other holidays.
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Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Pollinators Action Science: Butterflies & Bees Pollinate & Waggle Dance! Now You Do It!    based on 6 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
    Combine art, storytelling and math for this Action Science program! Your students solve a folktale riddle story about butterflies and flowers.. Then they 'fly' their paper butterfly around to 'exchange pollen' with the 'flowers'. Next, they 'dance' a h...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Rabbit Adaptations Action Science: Hearing, Hopping, Hoping - That They Don't Get Eaten    based on 2 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
   Rabbits! Explore how their adaptations help them survive! How do their special ears help them hear predators? How do their amazing feet help them escape? How do their unique teeth help them stay safe? Enjoy a multicultural  folktale about a rabbit with ...
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Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3

Rabbit Physics Action Science: Cut Out Rabbit Ears, Then Do Physics-Gravity, Incline, Push/Pull! This program has not yet been evaluated. - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
Combine literacy and science! Enjoy a funny folktale about a rabbit with big feet and even bigger ears. Then hop into physics fun! Use your rabbit ears to explore the science of push/pull, incline and gravity!
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2

Shamrock Action Science: Enjoy A Good Luck Story, Then Apply It to Push/Pull, Gravity, Incline    based on 4 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
      A  little bit of art, math, literature and a whole lot of science! First, children enjoy a fun folktale about shamrocks!  Next up is the science! Using their own shamrock, students explore the math and physics concepts of line of symmetry, push/pull...
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Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2

Snakes Action Science: Snakes Rattle! Snakes Molt! Now You Try It!    based on 8 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
Watch your students. become snakes and shed their skins! Combine literacy, and science! Your students enjoy a fiction story about "How Rattlesnake Got His Rattle" and then use art to create their own Rattlesnake puppet! Students explore cool science and math f...
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Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3

Spiders Action Science: Enjoy an Anansi Folktale. Then Do Push, Pull, Gravity, Incline!    based on 9 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
     Enjoy a folktale trickster story about Anansi the Spider. Then use Anansi's paper hat to explore the science concepts of line of symmetry, push/pull, gravity and incline. This program is a totally Hands-On!
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2

Spiders! A Folktale Using Sign Language! Then Do Action Science This program has not yet been evaluated. - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
Use sign language and participate in a folktale story about spiders and their webs! Then become an arachnologist (spider scientist) and learn some fun spider facts. with Miss Liz the Science Wiz. Your students will simulate real spider behavior while exploring...
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Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3

Storytelling and Writing: Empowering Children to Write and Tell Stories    based on 123 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
   Here are two fun and easy ways to write using art!  If your students are "reluctant writers," create excitement by using the unique writing methods of paper-cutting, and draw and tell. Students will write their own fiction, non-fiction or Personal Narrative...
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Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Turkey Stories! Cut, Draw and Use Sign Language with These Turkey Stories!    based on 20 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
       Enjoy a funny paper-cutting story about a turkey who looses all his feathers. Next, we draw and tell a story with a surprise ending! Your students combine art and creativity to draw their own turkey. Then we use sign language to tell a  story abou...
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Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4

Use Chinese Tangrams to Write Your Own Personal Narrative or Folktale!    based on 5 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
     Creative writing, art, and ancient Chinese puzzle pieces work together. Your students will enjoy folktales, the history of tangrams and explore student created tangram pictures. Then they can write their own story and create tangram objects to illustrate...
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Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Water Action Science: Water Takes 3 Forms, Goes in A Cycle - Now You Do It!    based on 5 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
    We challenge your students to melt an ice cube! This program combines art, story and science! Students use their art skills to draw and retell our "No Water" story. Students 'become molecules' and act out water's three forms while doing the sign language f...
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Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3

Women Who Rescued: Learn Their Stories, Then Cut, Draw, or Use Tangrams to Write!    based on 1 evaluation(s). - by Author Valerie Marsh 2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
       Celebrate Women's History by learning how Elizabeth Blackwell, Ida Lewis, Mother Teresa and others rescued!  Your students enjoy and then write stories using unique writing methods of cutting, drawing, sign language and tangrams. Unique writing fun!
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Audience:  2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7