A Doodle Bot is a motorized contraption that moves in unusual ways and draws on its own by leaving a mark to trace its path. It is made from simple materials and is set in motion by a vibrating offset motor that causes it to bounce, spin, bump, and move. Each student makes their own […]
Are you ready to jam? Environmental sustainability and social responsibility take center stage in this high-energy educational program featuring found objects and homemade instruments. Everyone gets involved, as students create and layer sounds, using looping technology to create songs. Learning that junk can be used in so many ways has never been such fun!
The Story Dance dynamic workshop teaches literacy through dance using stories from different cultures. Working with classroom teachers to choose a book, students will learn and create their own sequential choreography to tell the story of the chosen book.
In Gargoyles: From Gothic to Grotesque, a 3-D artist shows how to create gargoyles using pinch-pot construction and basic hand-building pottery techniques. A storyteller recounts medieval legends and contemporary children’s fiction that inspire the students to write and perform their own myths based on their gargoyle creations.
In this interactive assembly, Ssuuna introduces students to the artistry of African culture through dance, music, and storytelling. Sharing music from his native Uganda using authentic African instruments such as the thumb piano and one-stringed ﬁddle, Ssuuna inspires students to compare and contrast cultures and to learn the importance of respecting cultural differences. The program […]
Lindo Maravilhoso! Beautiful, Marvelous! Travel from Brazil’s 16th-century slave plantation to Rio’s Carnival in an exploration of Afro-Brazilian culture through dance. Efraim Silva and his dancers dazzle students with their infectious rhythms and physical prowess, combining dance and the martial arts. The history, culture, and arts of Brazil become tangible for students in this exuberant […]