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Storytelling and Writing Empowering Children to Write and Tell Stories
- by Author Valerie Marsh
   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...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Homeschool/Family



   based on 123 evaluation(s).


Anansi Spider Folktale Trickster - Participate in Anansi Stories, Create Your Own Story!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
    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...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons



   based on 12 evaluation(s).


Use Chinese Tangrams to Write Your Own Personal Narrative or Folktale!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
     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...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9



   based on 5 evaluation(s).


Gravity Action Science Sir Isaac Newton, the School Bully and an Apple Tree!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
     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...
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2Public Library: Library Patrons



   based on 2 evaluation(s).


Snakes Action Science Snakes Rattle! Snakes Molt! Now You Try It!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
    Watch your students become snakes and shed their skins! We combine literacy and science! Your students enjoy a fiction story about "How Rattlesnake Got His Rattle" and then create their own Rattlesnake puppet! Students explore cool science and...
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, Homeschool/Family



   based on 8 evaluation(s).


Turkey Tales! Cut, Draw and Use Sign Language with These Turkey Folktales!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
       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...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4



   based on 20 evaluation(s).


December Holidays Around the World Las Posadas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Christmas!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
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...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Homeschool/Family



   based on 22 evaluation(s).


Women Who Rescued Learn Their Stories, Then Cut, Draw, or Use Tangrams to Write!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
       Celebrate Women's History by learning how Elizabeth Blackwell, Ida Lewis, Mother Teresa, Margaret Brown, Tantoo Cardinal and others rescued!  Your students enjoy and then write their own heroine stories using unique writing methods of...
Audience:  Education: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7



   based on 1 evaluation(s).


Earth Day Everyday Action Science Dissect a Happy Meal! Make a Trash Troll!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
     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...
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons



   based on 15 evaluation(s).


Butterfly Physics Tell A Butterfly Folktale! Then Do Action Science - Gravity, Push, Pull, Incline!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
   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...
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, Homeschool/Family



   based on 12 evaluation(s).


Pollinators Action Science Butterflies & Bees Pollinate & Waggle Dance! Now You Do It!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
    Combine art, science, and storytelling 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,...
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Homeschool/Family



   based on 6 evaluation(s).


Spider Physics Enjoy an Anansi Folktale. Do Action Science - Push, Pull, Gravity, Incline!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
     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. Valerie will send you a packet containing background information, paper...
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, Homeschool/Family



   based on 9 evaluation(s).


Water Action Science Water Takes 3 Forms, Goes in A Cycle - Now You Do It!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
    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...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3



   based on 5 evaluation(s).


Folktales & Food Enjoy These Yummy Stories, Then Write Your Own Story About Food!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
     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...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Homeschool/Family



   based on 1 evaluation(s).


Turkey Physics Enjoy A Funny Turkey Tale! Do Action Science - Push, Pull, Gravity, Incline!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
      A little bit of art, math, literature and a whole lot of science! First, children enjoy a funny story about a turkey who looses his feathers. Then, students use their art skills for their turkey as they retell the story along with Valerie...
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, Homeschool/Family



   based on 5 evaluation(s).


Las Posadas, an Hispanic Christmas Holiday with Stories, Songs, and Signs!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
    Your students will love learning and retelling the story of Las Posadas, an important holiday that is celebrated in the United States, Mexico, Spain, Latin American, Cuba, and other Hispanic countries! Discover the special stories, parades...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Homeschool/Family



   based on 1 evaluation(s).


Rabbit Adaptations Life Science Hearing, Hopping, Hoping - That They Don't Get Eaten
- by Author Valerie Marsh
   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 ...
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, Homeschool/Family



   based on 2 evaluation(s).


Rabbit Physics Use Your 'Rabbit Ears' to do Action Science - Gravity, Incline, Pull, Push!
- by Author Valerie Marsh
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!We will mail you the string, paper...
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, Homeschool/Family



This program has not yet been evaluated.


Snow Much to Know Cut and Tell A Funny Snow Story! Do Snowflake Action Science
- by Author Valerie Marsh
    Science, art, storytelling! Your students create their own paper snowflake to tell a fun story with a surprise ending. Then they use it to explore the fascinating science of snow crystals and how they form!  We 'predict' that your students...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Homeschool/Family



  based on 3 evaluation(s).


Spiders! Participate in A Folktale Using Sign Language! Do Action Science - Webs, Food, Body Parts
- by Author Valerie Marsh
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...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, Homeschool/Family



This program has not yet been evaluated.