Kevin Alan Brown entertains a class of children

Caps For Sale: Counting on You!

Description Through singing and creative play, Mr. Kevin acts through the story of Caps for Sale with the help of his audience. Age Groups PK3 and PK4 Kindergarten Content Areas Math Social Foundations

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…

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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…

Remembering the Joy: The Power of an Arts-Integrated Classroom

Description Unlock the transformative and contagious power of joy in this workshop led by Wolf Trap teaching artists Mary Fields, Laura Schandelmeier, and Caroline Ferrante. Dance, song, and theatre take center stage as tools to cultivate profound social-emotional connections and…

Vesper Osborne

Bye Bye Blues

Description Bye Bye Blues is a unique and engaging program that takes the principles of SEL and weaves them into a creative musical experience. Led by the talented musician Vesper Osborne, participants are taken on a captivating journey through the…

An Epic Story Adventure: Playmaking with Children and Adults

Description Unleash your creativity with a captivating “Play at Home with Children” experience! No previous playwriting or theater expertise is required—just a small area to embark on a journey of exploration and our boundless imaginations. Guided by Ali Oliver-Krueger, both…

The Family Dragon Show

Description Embark on a soaring journey through the skies to Dragonland, where we will encounter a slothful and avaricious dragon who shows little willingness to share, care, or play equitably with those around him. When he ventures to a new…

I’ve Got a Feeling

Description Step into an enriching workshop dedicated to nurturing social and emotional growth! The heartbeat of the workshop lies in Mr. Elias’ original song, “I’ve Got a Feeling (Down In My Toes),” serving as a musical cornerstone. Children and adults…

Lucky Live!

Description Lucky’s Tap Dancing Feet is a story about a horse that wants to learn how to tap dance, but with four huge feet, Lucky is sure to face some challenges. Join author Quynn Johnson as she brings this interactive…

Share, Care, And Play Fair

Description In Share, Care, and Play Fair: Using Drama to Enhance Children’s Social-Emotional Development, participants will delve into children’s literature to uncover messages that foster a child’s social and emotional maturation. This interactive session explores drama strategies tailored to cultivate…