Information for Bookstores and Educators Interested in Booking Robin Riding
Puppet Shows and Creative Workshops for Children featuring Robin Riding, author, educator and performer
• Robin Riding sings her picture book, Mermaids Fast Asleep, with musical accompaniment.
• The performance of the lullaby can be extended with a group-particpation puppet show.
• Customized events from 20 minutes to 1 hour.
• Activities are tailored for the ages of the children.
Creative Movement – Ages 2 and up
• Children “swim” to the music, as mermaids and sea creatures, and “go to sleep” at the bottom of the sea
• Guided group puppetry (puppets provided)
Art Projects – Ages 4 and up
• Color and create paper puppets (template provided)
• Undersea watercolor scenes using crayon resist
Poetry Writing – Ages 8 and up
• Talk about undersea creatures and what they do
• Write new verses for the song
• Perform the verses together