Laura Schandelmeier with arms raised mid-dance

Books in Motion: A Storytelling Adventure

Description Join Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist Laura Schandelmeier for an immersive workshop for infants and toddlers and their caregivers where you’ll journey into the enchanting world of transforming books into lively songs and dances. Participants will discover innovative techniques…

Caroline Ferrante headshot

Rhythms of Resilience: Nuturing Social-Emotional Skills Through Music and Drama

Description Join Teaching Artist Caroline Ferrante as we explore music and theater techniques that create brave spaces for healthy social-emotional development—experience how steady beat and call-and-response chants foster self-awareness, emotional literacy, and grounding. Learn how to make space for your…

Lisa Mathews

Music All Around Us with Early Childhood

Description Presented by singer Lisa Mathews, this workshop is designed to cultivate mindfulness, curiosity, imitation, and creative expression, all while drawing inspiration from the captivating sounds of nature, animals, and human-made things. These sounds, derived from our natural environment, inherently…

Dance Baby Dance!

Description Join Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist Laura Schandelmeier for an immersive workshop where you’ll journey into the enchanting world of transforming books into lively songs and dances. Participants will discover innovative techniques to infuse narratives with vibrant energy, taking…

Natasha Mirny of Happy Theater with scarves

To the Clouds

Description Led by Natasha Mirny, this immersive sensory production invites you to embark on a captivating journey through the mesmerizing cycle of water. It’s a unique and engaging experience that seamlessly weaves together various art forms, including movement, puppet theater,…

Natasha Mirny of Happy Theater with a drum

NEST: Interactive Play

Description Step into an engaging interactive play accompanied by live music, delving into the captivating life cycle of a bird. Nestled in a tree, an egg is tenderly warmed until a charming baby bird emerges. In this heartwarming narrative, the…

Laura Schandelmeier pulls a rabbit from a box

Moving with Math (Session 3): Number Bonds, Sets, and Patterns

Description Discover the art of dancing through number bonds! Engage in a rhythmic chant and dance designed to facilitate counting on. Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist Laura Schandelmeier will demonstrate how to create patterns, craft word problems, and unleash creativity.…

Laura Schandelmeier with arms raised mid-dance

Moving with Math (Session 2): Total Physical Response

Description This workshop explores the concept of Total Physical Response (TPR) and its practical use in teaching new vocabulary to Pre-K/K students. By intentionally blending movement with language, Laura Schandelmeier will reveal how TPR supports improved effectiveness in learning, memory…

Alden Phelps

Singin’ Sunshine

Description Experience “Singin’ Sunshine” with Mr. Alden, an interactive and educational session where we embark on a journey of discovery by planting an imaginary seed. Through the magic of music, vibrant visuals, and active participation, children will delve into the…

Silly Songs with the Barnyard Bard

Description In the assembly “Silly Songs with the Barnyard Bard,” Mr. Alden uses various animal-themed songs like ‘Everybody’s Wakin’ Up,’ along with vibrant visuals and animated narratives, providing students with an enjoyable way to develop an understanding and appreciation for…

Where is the Bear?

Description Join Katherine Lyons on a thrilling adventure as we embark on a Bear Hunt to unravel our predicaments! Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of storytelling through the captivating rendition of “Ask Mr. Bear,” skillfully presented by the talented…

A Crocodile’s Tale

Description Join Katherine Lyons for an engaging and enlightening workshop that delves into the intricate dynamics between human and animal families. Embark on a captivating journey as we bring to life the narratives of two distinct tales: “A Crocodile’s Tale,”…