Baby Artsplay Residency
A Baby Artsplay Residency is for early childhood educators and children ages one to three. The goal of a Baby Artsplay residency is to provide a holistic early childhood music, movement and drama program designed to support children’s intellectual, language/emergent literacy, social, emotional and physical development. To request a Baby Artsplay Residency led by a trained Teaching Artist, or to receive more information, please contact the Arts Partners office at (316) 262-4771.
Appropriate for ages: PreK
The Kansas Wolf Trap Teaching Artists are professional performing artists who have served on the Arts Partners roster for a minimum of five years.
The Kansas Wolf Trap Teaching Artists are:
Musician Aaron Fowler
Storyteller and movement specialist Twyla Smith
The Kansas Wolf Trap Teaching Artists use performing arts techniques and strategies to help young children acquire basic emergent literacy skills, STEM skills, and other developmental learning skills, in addition to reinforcing the curriculum.
Each Kansas Wolf Trap Artist has received 50-100 hours of training in early childhood development and program development in support of emergent literacy. Their professional development also includes Wolf Trap ELL Best Practices and STEM Early Childhood STEM Learning Through the Arts program development.
The Kansas Wolf Trap Baby Artsplay Teaching Artists are:
Each Kansas Wolf Trap Baby Artsplay Teaching Artist is an experienced Arts Partners and Kansas Wolf Trap Teaching Artist. Each has received an additional 30 hours of intensive training in the development and implementation of performing arts-based programming for young children, ages 18 to 36 months.