About the artist
A native of New Orleans, Amauunet Ashe is a storyteller, dancer, author and emergent literacy arts instructor. She inspires students to have fun expressing themselves with each reading experience. Teaching creative body movements that excite the minds and hearts of children and adults, she is both entertainer and teacher. Amauunet has also been trained through the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning. Wolf Trap teaching artists partner with teachers and caregivers of children ages birth to 6 years old to improve learning through the performing arts: using music, dance, drama and puppetry to bring literacy and math concepts to life!
YES YOU CAN CAN – Make Your Body Move
Words can make you MOVE! Read a poem or short story and add creative body expressions to excite the mind and heart. Yes you can, can combines movement with each reading experience. Join performing artist and first time author Amauunet Ashé and have fun expressing yourself!
- Grades: Pre-K
- Length: 90 min
- Audience Limit: 30
ages 6 – 24 months
Little ones will be engaged through books (storytelling and songs) with sensory, motor skills, emergent language, spatial awareness, object permanence and body movement activities.
- Length: 46 min
- Audience Limit: 10