Click on the image on the right for a short video from our premiere
The Giant Turnip Our whimsical and humorous telling of this Ukrainian folk tale celebrates community and caring for the earth. An old man and his wife who, after lovingly preparing and tending their garden, grow a vegetable so large they can’t pull it up by themselves.  The story is told with hand-crafted rod-puppets, and much singing.  Shadow puppets reveal what happens under the ground, including a helpful and jolly root gnome. Ages 3 to 12 Duration: 35 minutes, plus Q + A session. Relation to Curriculum: Earth science, rain cycle, seasons, agriculture, folk tales, music, visual arts. Contains lessons on community building and caring for the earth.
Click on the image on the right for a short video from our premiere
The Giant Turnip Our whimsical and humorous telling of this Ukrainian folk tale celebrates community and caring for the earth. An old man and his wife who, after lovingly preparing and tending their garden, grow a vegetable so large they can’t pull it up by themselves.  The story is told with hand-crafted rod-puppets, and much singing.  Shadow puppets reveal what happens under the ground, including a helpful and jolly root gnome. Ages 3 to 12 Duration: 35 minutes, plus Q + A session. Relation to Curriculum: Earth science, rain cycle, seasons, agriculture, folk tales, music, visual arts. Contains lessons on community building and caring for the earth.