Songs and Stories for STEAM Learning
Butterflies, Frogs, and Flowers, Oh My!: Songs and Stories for Science Learning:
Join Andrea & Liz to learn about frogs, butterflies, and other creatures that live in ponds and bogs, through interactive songs and stories from several cultures. Students will act out the life cycle of a butterfly, and participate in songs about frogs and their life cycles. They'll also learn about creature habitats and learn the importance of respect for the Earth and our fellow creatures.
Plants and Seeds: Join Andrea & Liz to learn through interactive stories and songs, about how seeds grow into plants, flowers, and trees. Students will act out the life cycle of a plant from seed to tree, and brainstorm the many things a seed can become. They'll also learn about caring for plants by providing rich soil, water and sun, and other tips for good stewardship of the Earth. Folk tales will add dimension about the importance of seeds and plants to several different cultures.
Formats: Pre recorded video followed by live remote classroom session(s)
Live outdoor performances also available.
Audience Limit: 60
Curriculum Connection: Music, Literacy, Natural Science, STEAM
$275 per school for the 30-minute video for one week
$100 per virtual classroom visit for 60 students
In person (2 show minimum)
Travel Fee: $75/day
Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts
Video: School has access to the video for one week unless otherwise stated in contract. Do not distribute video link outside of the agreed upon parties. Please introduce the artists as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts Ensemble.
Live virtual sessions: School sets up link for remote meeting and makes the artists co-hosts. Screen share must be enabled, however please turn off ‘annotation’ feature. Artist may need to sign on 20-30 minutes prior to the meeting to check sound levels. A representative from the school must be on the call to spotlight artist video, facilitate Q+A and mute students as needed. Please introduce the performers as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts ensemble.
One or two electrical outlets that are easily accessible.
A small table for props and instruments.
Performance Space Requirements:
Prefer classroom, library or other small gathering space.
Arrival time before first performance 30 minutes.
Strike time: 20 minutes.
Time between two performances: 10 minutes.
Teachers are asked to model appropriate audience behavior for students.
Please introduce the performers as Young Audiences of Massachusetts artists.