Course: Puppet Tales for Children, Ages 6 to 9
Storytelling Arts in Education:
Puppetry and storytelling classes for young children and their caregivers
Classes embrace children's social and emotional well-being
Who Children ages Six to Nine with their caregiver
What Bringing stories to Life for Young Children
Where Teacher's Home Studio and Online
When Typically offered in 4 to 8 week blocks, once a week, 90 minutes
Storytelling enhances speech and language development, builds listening and attention skills
Puppetry is welcoming, inclusive and contributes to social connectivity and community
Emotional Social Learning (ESL) promotes self-management, social awareness and responsible decision-making
Pods of up to 3 students
Gather weekly for course participation
Various weekly time blocks available
Student assigned to one time block/cohort
Project based learning
Student will utilize oral and written language to develop imagined stories
Student will create, prepare and perform envisioned worlds
Student's self-confidence will increase as a result of participation in course
Imagine and develop storytelling ideas with language to describe feelings, people, objects and events.
Lean into trust, exploration and courage through the process of creation and sharing.
Learn how to collaborate with others in order to create, prepare and perform stories.
Experiment with different ways of communicating story meanings.
Building techniques to craft and present a variety of puppet forms and staging.
Gain information and technology skills through researching and producing stories.
Explore fairness, justice and ethics with regards to story conflict, copyright and public domain works.
Program is provided at no charge to families
Teacher Credentials and Qualities
Sandy Kerns, MEd., MSW, LCSW
Master of Science Degree in Educational Leadership, Masters of Science Degree in Social Work and Licensed Clinical Social Worker
37 year combined teaching counseling career in educational, community and private practice settings
A caring teacher sensitive to the needs of students
Class atmosphere of respect, motivation and joy
A teacher that holds thoughtful space for student's development at their own pace
Please contact us for registration information and group dates