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Simply Extraordinary Tales

a CILC Content Provider

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Rivka Willick has been a performing and teaching storyteller
for over 17 years. She explores history, geography, literature, and ideas with
storytelling performances and workshops She performs for children, teens,
adults, families, and seniors.  She also
offers special workshops and programs for at-risk kids, survivors, and
corporate speakers. She uses drums, unique instruments, costumes, and curious
objects in many of her shows.

Rivka has performed and taught workshops at NJ Storytelling
Festivals, National Storytelling Network Conventions, Orlando Fringe, Capital
Fringe, Sharing the Fire, Connecticut Storytelling Festival, Tejas (Texas)
Storytelling Festival, Northlands Storytelling Convention, In-service multi-week
school programs, Library Programs, Life Center Stage programs, Special needs
camps and summer camps throughout the country, Jewish programs, Women’s
Programs, Arts Festivals, Corporate Events, and lots of other places.  




Programs by Simply Extraordinary Tales

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Exploring the Continents with Story and Song

Learn the 7 Continents of the world through story & song in this interactive program. Storyteller Rivka Willick tells traditional stories with percussive instruments and objects introducing students to people, animals, and places around the...


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Fact & Folklore about Spiders, Butterflies, and other Bugs

Join Storyteller Rivka Willick for stories and facts all about bugs.  We'll hear traditional stories from around the world and learn fun facts about insects, arachnids, and other small animals we often call bugs. 


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How to tell Stories to Young Children

Young children love to stories.  Professional storyteller Rivka Willick teaches basic skills for young parents, baby sitters, and adults who want to engage toddlers and preschoolers. Workshop includes picture book reading and storytelling without...


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The President's Game

Build cooperative team skills while listening to stories about the US Presidents and their families.  Teams work together, listen to storyteller Rivka Willick, search for clues and identify the correct POTUS. Great program for Election season and...


More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Independent Provider of Content


Rivka Willick
100 Albion St
Passaic New Jersey 07055
United States

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Simply Extraordinary Tales cover:

Social Studies/History
Performing Arts
Character Education