Animal Habitats: Animals of the Temperate Deciduous Forest
Butterfly Life Cycle
Totally up to the schools. Can be school-wide theme, curriculum-based, or open-ended.
Environmental education where learning comes alive in a globally rare, locally distinct ecosystem.
STEAM enrichment — low-tech robotics, electronics and coding
Participatory song, movement and stories revolving around specific themes, many nature-oriented.
Science, STEM, STEAM, Hands-on, inquiry based.
The Arts and Curriculum based
Science and creativity make the impossible possible! (And funny)
The connections between nature, visual art and geometry.
One of America’s most beloved storytellers, Diane is known for transforming into the characters in her tales bringing each story to vibrant life. Her engaging performances include elements of theatre, movement and song while her warmth and invitation to participate brings today’s family audiences into the heart of the moment. Diane has been a featured storyteller on National Public Radio and at the International Storytelling Center. She is the winner of the ORACLE award for storytelling excellence in the Northeast as well as five Storytelling World awards and a Parent’s Choice Silver. Aside from her work as a storyteller, Diane is a published author avid gardener and bird enthusiast! She is also the author of “A Fire in My Heart,” the first collection of Kurdish folktales to be published in English.
Publisher’s Weekly called her, “an entire cast rolled into one!”
Several themes are reflected in my programs: give credit where it’s due; appreciate the past as the work of the lives of real people; things we take for granted were not always so; there is always another side to the story