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Presentations and Workshops

Educational Storytelling with puppets, pieces & props.

Experience the impact of this time tested tool of our profession. ✓ 
Inspiring interactive fun with passion and high energy. ✓
Teaching puppet theory and felt handling approaches. ✓
Including content rich literature and relevant curriculum. ✓
Demonstrating storytelling techniques and audience involvement methods. ✓
Offering expansion activities and open ended questions. ✓
Resulting in classroom management and diverse learner engagement. ✓
Connecting core standards with each rhyme, story, song and book. ✓

Keeping best practices at the core of it all. ✓

Keynote audience

Keynote -

  • High energy, interactive, fun and inspiring!

  • Tailored to your theme, audience and expectations.

  • Full of relevant curriculum for infants - age 8.

  • Based on research that supports the Positive Discipline Approach.

  • Nurturing executive function and enhancing classroom management.

  • Storytelling techniques, expansion activities, innovative approaches. 

  • Option to include some Spanish content.  

  • Revealing trade secrets for making felt story sets at home! 

  • Keeping Best Practices at the core of it all.

  • 20 page handout of resources good for immediate use!

  • 1 - 5 hours.    

Puppet Make & Take

Interactive Workshops -

  • Broad Scope Literacy -  Covers math, science, social/emotional & Spanish! 

  • Math - Math focused literature appropriate for ages 2-8.    

  • STEM - Demonstrating every story in our STEM Binder plus more! 

  • Spanish/English - Bilingual workshop. 

  • Parent Outreach -  Building literacy for infants - age 8.

  • 1.5 - 2 hours.

Puppet Make & Takes with Training-

  • Orca Whale - Make an orca whale finger puppet. Learn whale rhymes and puppet techniques to use. Learn all about whales with the non-fiction picture book Granny’s Clan.     

  • Pumpkin/Jack-O-Lantern - Make a pumpkin/jack-o-lantern finger puppet. Learn pumpkin/jack-o-lantern rhymes in English & Spanish.  Learn all about pumpkins with the book Pumpkin Circle. 

  • Learn all about felts and how to work with them. Learn some Artfelt trade secrets!

  • 2 - 4 hours

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Children’s Interactive Educational Circle Time Fun -

  • Educational storytime with puppets, felts and curriculum-rich literature!     

  • Tailored to your needs - setting, ages, curriculum needs, language needs.

  • Expansion activities included.

  • Handouts for the teachers.

  • 20 - 40 minutes

Community Outreach
•    Available for local community events and organizations.
•    Tailored to the needs of attendees/hosts.

Contact Sundrina Cottrell
•    cell - 818-618-4583
•   email - sundrina@artfelt.net  or  sundrinacottrell@yahoo.com

*Travel time and expenses may also apply 

*Higher rates apply for distant venues

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