STEM Literature: BALLOONS OVER BROADWAY (1st-2nd grade)
This literature-based residency centers on the notable children's picture book, BALLOONS OVER BROADWAY, and is filled with hands-on and participatory experiences that reflect those themes found in the book. Teachers help choose the experiences that are used. Standards & indicators addressed include creative problem-solving, comparative vocabulary, multi-step design process, puppetry, comparing/describing properties, prediction & testing, observation, and inference.
BALLOONS OVER BROADWAY by Melissa Sweet
Appropriate for ages: Grade 1, Grade 2
Educated as a children’s librarian, Amy has over 35 years of joyful experience in storytelling, puppetry and programs sharing literature with children. Amy is a founding member of the duo “Once Upon a Puppet,” and a Wolf Trap/Baby Artsplay artist.
Amy presented at our Cuddle Up and Read family event. She did a great job of interacting with the audience and her story selection was perfect.
C. Hockett, Stanley Elementary, Wichita
I would definitely recommend this to a colleague. Ms Wolfe worked very well with the students. She is a very patient person. The students loved the presentation and asked if we can have her come back again.
M. Foster, L’Ouverture Career Explorations and Technology Magnet, Wichita