What is Books Alive?
Books Alive is an early literacy program that fosters the development of “THE BIG SIX EARLY LITERACY SKILLS” by bringing BOOKS to LIFE through INTERACTIVE storytelling, puppets, character dress up, flannel board stories, prop stories and music/movement activities! According to the National Institute for Literacy, development of “The Big Six Early Literacy Skills” has a clear and consistently strong relationship to future school success! The Big Six Early Literacy Skills include: vocabulary, print motivation, print awareness, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness. Books Alive also develops listening skills, memory/recall, self-confidence and most importantly a feeling that READING IS FUN!
What is Rock-It Science?
Rock-It Science provides programs that bring SCIENCE to LIFE through AGE APPROPRIATE, INTERACTIVE and HANDS ON activities! These activities are designed to engage, educate and entertain budding scientists!
Introduces scientific concepts, vocabulary, equipment & materials
Encourages children to ask questions and seek answers as they explore the world around them
Fosters scientific thinking & problem solving skills
Reinforces mathematical skills (number/shape/color recognition, counting, measuring, patterns, comparing, matching, sequencing/ordering, sorting/classifying, etc.)