Kansas Wolf Trap One-Week Mini Residency
The Mini Residency is a unique learning opportunity for teachers and their 3- to 6-year-old students that demonstrates how the performing arts can be used to teach curriculum topics, emergent literacy skills and developmental domains.
The early childhood educator gains hands-on experience daily in integrating the performing arts into the early childhood curriculum.
To request a Kansas Wolf Trap Mini Residency or to receive more information, please contact the Arts Partners office at (316) 262-4771.
Appropriate for ages: PreK, Kindergarten, Grade 1
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.