interactive presentation led by author Jennifer
Jo Young and composer January M. Akselrad
uses their story of an adventurous Lincoln cent from the Mom’s Choice
Award-Winning book, “The Wishful Penny,”
and it’s derivative musical, “Jenny’s Penny,” to teach basic
goal-setting and visualization techniques. Students learn that they hold
the power and potential to actualize their dreams and goals.
Interactive, Anti-Bullying presentation uses theater, music and role-playing to teach students what it means to be an ally, bully and bystander and what to do when they witness bullying - speak up, reach out or go find help!
3-Hour Professional Development Workshop for Elementary School Educators
Teacher As Theater Director" Workshop
An interactive, friendly workshop for elementary school educators who want to learn how to use theater in their classroom to teach curricula and build students’ confidence, language and social skills while easily satisfying Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts, including Speaking and Listening.
January Akselrad performs as "Library Ann" in the 50-minute interactive children's musical that promotes reading and teaches all about how a library works from the Dewey Decimal System, card catalog, fiction vs. non-fiction, reference, how-to find a book and take it out, and more!
Presentation Info Flyers:
Educators and kids have great things to say about See The Wish
"Thank you so much for speaking at our
school...I was so happy with the outcome!! The kids were so excited and
the parents were pleased with their conversations at home about it!
is still a huge buzz around the school about your visit!! Its amazing
how (your) visit influenced the students!"
“I learned that when we believe in our self, we can do it, because we are the future.” Nazirqah, Grade 4
was my favorite moment was when you said we can be what ever we want to
“The very best
learned that it is not hard to imagine or to believe and my wish is that
you will visit again.”
To learn more or to schedule a presentation, show or signing for your elementary school or organization, email us or call 845-797-9183!
For information and orders, contact Playsilly© Productions and Wishful Penny Books at Penny@wishfulpenny.com