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Animals

How does an actor become a chihuahua? Can you learn to create a media report from a whale? And just how do you get a school of fish to perform on on a dry stage? Jump into the animal kingdom with both flippers!

Multimedia Series
A poplar novel for young adults becomes a hit on stage thanks to innovative puppetry
Video
Watch puppeteer Hobey Ford and his "foamies" recreate the life cycle of the monarch butterfly.
Video Series
Meet Matt, and actor who has been cast in a role as a chihuahua. How does he prepare for that?
Video
While the family of field mice works hard to gather food for the long, cold winter, Frederick seems to be doing nothing!
Video
How does a little inchworm survive in a garden full of hungry birds?
Video
A tiny, fast-moving, black fish-that's Swimmy! He lives in the ocean with all his little red brothers and sisters
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Irish puppeteer Miriam Lambert makes the storybook Goldilocks and the Three Bears come alive.
Grades K-2 Lesson
Pre-readers are introduced to animal habitats through story, song, and dramatic play using children’s books
Grades K-2 Lesson
Create an original dance that communicates the stages of the life cycle of the monarch butterfly
Grades 3-4 Lesson
Students will learn the meaning of Aesop's fable, "The Crow and the Pitcher," blending math and art with literature and film
Grades K-2 Lesson
Dance in the Chinese New Year with your K-2 students
Grades 3-4 Lesson
In this lesson students will explore the world of gray whales
This Day in the Arts
June 20, 1975: Jaws opens in movie theaters
This Day in the Arts
August 22, 565 C.E.: St. Columba reports seeing a monster in Scotland’s Loch Ness
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