Toe Tickling Fables

Susansylvia Scott (Master Teaching Artist) (Lighton Prize) [ view artist bio ]

This workshop nurtures pre-writing and pre-reading skills, while playfully bringing the simple moral of a fable into actual classroom interactions.  Master teaching artist, Susansylvia Scott, guides the students to enhanced self confidence and wonderful imagining by acting out the fables.  


For another workshop that emphasizes pre-reading skills, see Susansylvia's The Cow Jumped Over the Moon.


Residency option also available. Please inquire.


To schedule this program please contact us at 816-531-4022 or by email at


Grade Levels: PreK,K,1,2

Fees: $110 for 1 workshop; $95 each, for 2 or more workshops on the same day / The break between workshops must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate.

Maximum Audience Size: 15 for PreK; 20 for Kindergarten

Availability: Mondays are best; Please inquire for other days

Program Length: 30 minutes

Location: At Your School

Teachers' Guide: toe tickling fables

Requirements: Please note, we request that each age group have their own workshop to ensure developmentally-appropriate practices. Requires a space large enough for the class to sit in a circle and room to move.

Standards: 6.2 6.2 Can talk about characters and their actions in stories.7.2 7.2 Contributes to the development of a supportive climate in groups.7.3 7.3 Engages in active listening.

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