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Raabe, Kim Privler It's Jammie Time! Life Skills- Other,
Literature- Other,
At Mama Pajama’s Playhouse, our motto is “Rest Time Is The Best Time!” We believe that daily transitional time from the busyness of work and play is necessary for our bodies and minds to rest, recharge, and re-energize so that we can be our very best in the lives we lead. We use our live, interactive music and story shows, as well as our online concerts and story times to encourage and reinforce positive rest time perceptions to our audiences in a fun and entertaining way. This particular show is available in three formats - music only (entertainment-based), music only (entertainment + education), or as a story show, which uses both music and storytelling (entertainment = education). This show is primarily intended for children age 3-7, and of course their parents!
$351- $500
Giouvalakis, Kathy Beach Theme Frame Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Decorate a frame using sand, mosaic tiles, colorful shells, paint ribbons and much more to make it look like the beach. Great as a gift or to keep. Then add your favorite photo. Other frame decorating themes can be done.
$201- $350
TheatreworksUSA, - Up in Arms' WELCOME PARK Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Puppetry
Welcome Park is opening a new visitor center and Bunny and his friends want to get in on the act. They approach Park Ranger Ned with the idea that they could teach visitors about the seasons. Ned is worried because each has a bad habit that could interfere with each one doing their best work: Bunny rushes through things; Dog gets herself so nervous she can barely speak; Bee tries to do too many things at once. What will Ned and the audience decide about their readiness to work in the new visitor center? This crowd pleasing show is for ages 3 through 8. While reinforcing important seasonal concepts, children will learn how to improve listening skills
$1001- $3000
Cavanaugh, Deb Express Yourself in Song (For the 2009 Summer Reading Program) Life Skills- Other,
Literature- Creative Writing,
Through the use of rhyming exercises and brainstorming techniques, groups of teens can work together on lyrics. If time permits, we will set those lyrics to music. A longer and more in-depth program can be arranged.
$351- $500
Tolliver, Lisa GED Test Prep Life Skills- Other,
Achieve GED Success! Learn what's on the GED, strategies for improving your scores, and tactics for increasing your speed and accuracy. Professor Lisa Tolliver (AB Harvard, MBA+post-grad Columbia, NYSDOE Teaching License) has helped many students master the GED and improve their scores. She works with large groups, small groups, and individuals, including honors students, speakers of ESL (English as a Second Language), students who have autism, ADHD, and Asperger's Syndrome, and students who are re-taking the test. Students will purchase study guides. Applicable fee may depend upon length and duration of sessions, number of participants, travel time and expenses.
$351- $500
Banilivy, Mansour SafeTALK: Suicide Alertness for Everyone Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other
SafeTALK is a two and a half to three hour training that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources
Up to $100
Giouvalakis, Kathy Create a Loose Change(money) or Candy Jar Superhero theme for summer reading 2015 Life Skills- Finance,
Visual Arts- Crafts,
Visual Arts- Other
Create a loose change(allowance)or candy jar or use it for whatever you would like. Using colorful tissue paper, paint, markers, buttons, embellishments, ribbons, and stickers to decorate this jar which will be not only be useful but beautiful. Can be a gift or kept for yourself. Great mothers and fathers day gifts.Great for all ages.
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Winter Cup Cakes Life Skills- Food
Decorate cup cakes as snowmen, snowflakes and more!
$201- $350
Perri, Dana Storytelling Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Storytelling,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Dana Perri's award-winning children's book series, Think...then Jump™ entertains children with the simple, rhyming stories, vibrant and bold illustrations while teaching them that taking time to think about their words and actions will lead to thoughtful choices. Dana will read from her books, The Grumpy Frog and The Careless Frog and engage the children in an active discussion about the books, discussing how this relates to their own experiences. Dana will also discuss the writing process, where you can find inspiration and lead the children through imagination exercises. Depending on the age of the group and proficiency level, she can lead them in a writing and drawing exercise or a simple craft that echos the Think...then Jump™ mantra of living life thoughtfully.
$101- $200
golub, jane Talking with Your Children About Sexuality Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Parenting
Today’s world has become a very sexually explicit one, yet one that so lacks age-appropriate or accurate information. The messages children are bombarded with are not always the messages parents are comfortable with. Parents want their children to have healthy and rewarding lives, yet many parents find it difficult to talk about sexual issues-especially with their own children. Parents are children's primary educators, and talking about sexuality offers them a unique and important opportunity to share not only accurate information but their own family values and beliefs as well. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, when parents talk with their children early, honestly and comfortably about a wide variety of sexuality topics, their children are less likely to engage in risky behaviors. These workshops are designed to help parents become more comfortable in talking about these sensitive issues with their children of all ages, and why such communication is so vital to keeping children safe and healthy.
$101- $200
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