Demonstrates expressive ways to help toddlers and pre-K’s comprehend the elements of a story. Using existing stories such as Jules Feiffer’s Bark, George and Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault’s Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, parents, caretakers and early childhood educators will use theatrical tools to explore the map of a story. Situation, character, conflict and resolution combine with captivating rhythm and rhyme to engage a child’s imagination and developing sense of their world. The second part of the seminar concentrates on participants creating and performing a short story they create. Duration: 90 minutes.