Books

“Poetic Parenting”
An informative yet entertaining book for parents & caregivers that provides insights into child development, for ages 0 to 3. Covers social, motor, cognitive areas, discipline, potty training and more, all delivered in songs and poems! Click here to order.

“Clarity of Heirs”
Companion book to Poetic Parenting for parents & caregivers that provides insights into child development, regarding ages 0 to teens. Click here order.

“Songs of Months & Days”
An illustrated music book for all ages that includes songs, notation and illustrated lyric sheets, one for each month and day of the year, appropriate for kids at home, to childcare centers and nursing homes for the elderly. Available on CD. Click here order.

“The Water Cycle Circle”
An illustrated story for young children that follows one drop of water through one possible, exciting circular path in the water cycle. Water Cycle song included. Click here order.

CDs and DVDs


For parents & caregivers
Poetic Parenting - Insights into child development, 0 to 3 in song and poem.

For children
Backyard Wonders - This CD contains songs and poems kids enjoy, and is also parent and nature-friendly, because much of its content assists parents in nurturing respect toward nature and one another. Several of the songs reinforce patterns that guide kidsí actions toward cooperation, empathy, gentleness and environmentalism. Other songs provoke parental awareness of developmental stages, quality time, the value of play and repetition for learning.

For all ages
Songs of Months & Days - Originally created for reality orientation classes in nursing homes, these songs also entertain children of all ages.

Plays

Choices at the Speed of Light
Cast: 7F, 3M, flexible number that can be either
Set/time: Bare stage/about 55 minutes
A poetic play that portrays both impulsive decisions that may lead to teen pregnancy, drug use and violence as well as goal-oriented decision making processes, that can prevent those outcomes.
Options:

  • Live, one-woman performance
  • Student participation residency
  • Script availability:

The Blue Bag Special
Cast: 2F, 2M, 6 - flexible number that can be either
Set: Interior Kitchen and exterior setting
A fanciful poetic, musical 10-minute play about recycling and littering for K through elementary age children
Options:

  • Student participation residency
  • Script availability:

Scripts are available for each of the following plays:

Snow Dwarf and the Dancing Princesses

Cast: 4F, 4M, 2 Either
Set: Simple inside and outside.
For elementary age children: A wicked queen puts a spell on her nephew, causing him to fall asleep. His princess cousins break the spell by dancing. Click here to order.

Mystery of Marguree Mansion

Cast: 6F, 2M
Set: Exterior
For elementary age children: After a weekend visit to their Auntís MargAree Mansion, siblings solve a switched identity mystery. Click here to order.

Doggone Loggers

Cast: 3 F, 3 M, 2 either
Set: Exterior
For elementary age children: A family of foxes and their adopted pup are displaced by logging, loose one another, to be reunited into a new and safe home. Click here to order.

The Magic Seeds

Cast: 6 F, 4 M, 4 either
Set: Interior, classroom
For elementary age children: Based upon the actual history of Wisconsin Fast Plants that are used in schools to teach about the plant life cycle (but stretched into fantasy), science class students discover the secret of why the plants grow so fast. Click here to order.

 

All scripts are copyrighted, are the property of Claritivity Productions and may not be reproduced.