The Hollow Stump Seven very different animals seek shelter from the winter cold and snow in a large hollow stump. The cuddly, hand-crafted rod-puppets will enchant any child as the characteristics of each animal are revealed through a unique and descriptive poem and song.  When the animals let newcomers enter and the space inside the stump grows tighter, these songs interweave.  Adapted from the popular tale, The Mitten, this tale celebrates community, as the animals learn to share one space. Ages 3 to 9 Duration: 35 minutes, plus Q + A session. Relation to Curriculum: Earth science, seasons, daytime and nocturnal animals, poetry, folk tales, music, visual arts. Lessons on cooperation and sharing.
The Hollow Stump Seven very different animals seek shelter from the winter cold and snow in a large hollow stump. The cuddly, hand-crafted rod-puppets will enchant any child as the characteristics of each animal are revealed through a unique and descriptive poem and song.  When the animals let newcomers enter and the space inside the stump grows tighter, these songs interweave.  Adapted from the popular tale, The Mitten, this tale celebrates community, as the animals learn to share one space. Ages 3 to 9 Duration: 35 minutes, plus Q + A session. Relation to Curriculum: Earth science, seasons, daytime and nocturnal animals, poetry, folk tales, music, visual arts. Lessons on cooperation and sharing.