Kevin Kurtz – Nonfiction Children’s Author

Kevin Kurtz is a nonfiction children’s author who writes books about science and nature. Kevin engages students in a discussion of the science topics of his books and the process of writing nonfiction. Science topics that can be covered by Kevin and his books include:
– Habitats
– Adaptations
– Ecosystems
– Living things and nonliving things
– Oceans
– Scientists and the scientific method
– Geology
– Plate tectonics
– Volcanoes and Earthquakes
– Microbes

Life on the Farm with Singer and Storyteller Farmer Tom Walsh

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE ON THE FARM WITH SINGER AND STORYTELLER FARMER TOM WALSH
FUNNY SONGS AND STORIES FROM THE FARM!
Farmer Tom’s presentation is both entertaining and educational taking the listener on a fascinating journey to his child hood on the farm with his program: “Life on the Farm” with Farmer Tom Walsh. Within his unique and engaging program, involving Action and Silly Songs, Storytelling, Movement, Laughter, Learning, Sing-a-long, Props, Audience Participation and Hand Clapping, Farmer Tom Walsh educates by bringing a understanding of farm culture, safety, farm animals, value of fresh vegetables and cooperation through music and songs from down on the farm. We really get moving!

Farmer Tom Walsh distributes Farm theme Stickers for each student (Based on availability)

Elementary school program objectives: Cooperation with and respect for others.
-The students will learn participation with others through music and stories by group cooperation, sharing, and working together.
-The students will develop motor skills, movement and rhythm within a group setting.
-The students will acquire a better understanding of social interaction, rules and following instructions together.
-The students will, through listening and comprehension of the materials, develop language, counting, written, and orals skill important for early development.
-The Student will gain knowledge of farming, farm culture, history, the first green industry, recycling, nutritional value of fresh vegetables and the fun of physical activities through music and songs.