MicheLee Puppets

MicheLee Puppets

MicheLee Puppets…Live and Online (www.micheleepuppets.org),was founded in 1985, as a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization. As the leader in educational puppetry, we empower lives through exciting, educational and entertaining issue-based productions, which are presented to thousands of young people each

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Rhyme Time: Reading Readiness Program/LIVE

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Program description

Rhyme Time: Reading Readiness Program/LIVE

(Pre-literacy for grades PreK and Kindergarten)

Rhyme Time: Reading Readiness Program/LIVE is centered on literacy for your youngest scholars. Rhyme, rhythm, and repetition are critically important in preparing young children to read. Using whimsical paper puppets and a delightful over-sized pop-up book as a background, this enchanting puppet show will

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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance
Artistic Discipline: Music, Storytelling, Theatre
Cultural Origin: European
Subject: Fine Arts: Music, Fine Arts: Theatre, Language Arts
Population served: Pre-K, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Monday through Friday

Available times:

Morning performances between 8:00 AM and  Noon

Length of program: This LIVE show length is 30 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

MicheLee Puppets’ Rhyme Time: Reading Readiness Program/LIVE requires an area that is a minimum of 8 feet wide and 8 feet deep

Location(s):

This program requires an intimate setting. A library or media center is great. An area such as a cafetorium, auditorium, or multi-purpose room WILL NOT work well unless the children are on the stage.

Fees / Ticketing:

GREAT VALUE at $400 for up to 4 back-to-back performances on the same day

Supporting Materials

Rhyme Time Parent-Child Activity - English

Rhyme-Time-1-Parent-Child-Activity-English.pdf

Rhyme Time Parent-Child Activity - Spanish

Rhyme-Time-1-Parent-Child-Activity-Spanish.pdf

Rhyme Time Teacher Activity Guide

Rhyme-Time-1-Activity-Guide-compressed.pdf

Qualifications

Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Instructors receive annual professional development training: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes

PHOTOS

  • Rhyme Time/LIVE

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy – If a School needs to cancel a performance by MicheLee Puppets, Inc., the School must notify MicheLee Puppets of the cancellation, in writing, at least two (2) business days prior to the scheduled performance date in order to receive a full refund of the funds paid by the School to MicheLee Puppets. If the cancellation is within the two (2) day period, the funds paid to MicheLee Puppets shall be forfeited by the School. Additionally, MicheLee Puppets reserves the right to cancel a performance. If MicheLee Puppets elects to cancel a performance, MicheLee Puppets will attempt to reschedule the cancelled performance with the School at a mutually convenient and appropriate time. If it is not possible to reschedule the performance, the funds paid by the School to MicheLee Puppets will be refunded to the school in full. In the event of a natural disaster (e.g., hurricane, flood, etc.) forcing the closure of the School, MicheLee Puppets will not require the two (2) business day advance cancellation notice.
Further, in the event of a natural disaster resulting in closure of the School and the cancellation of the performance, MicheLee Puppets will attempt to reschedule the cancelled performance with the School at a mutually convenient and appropriate time. If it is not possible to reschedule the performance, a full refund of the funds paid by the School to MicheLee Puppets will be issued. In no event shall MicheLee Puppets be responsible for the payment to the School of more than the funds paid by the School to MicheLee Puppets.

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