Sally and Erika's Storytelling Programs for Young Children

Programs Archive

Browse through Sally’s orginal storytelling programs, offered in 1981 – 2017.

Lullabies & LapRhymes

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Lullabies & LapRhymes

NEW FORMAT Congratulations! You are expecting a baby!  You have a brand new baby!  Now what do you do? Lullabies & LapRhymes is a unique program that supports early language play, healthy touch and bonding for expectant parents and new parents with babies from birth to 9 months old. Discover traditional songs, laprhymes, fingerplays and lullabies that are just right to sing and play with your baby. Our 4 week program helps you and your baby learn language and listening skills that will grow with your family throughout the years. Learn...

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Mr. Bear Says Hello

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Mr. Bear Says Hello

            Mr. Bear Says Hello is the first of Sally’s parent programs, created in Toronto in 1981, and now in its 30th year! Storytellers Sally and Erika and lovable hand puppet Mr. Bear share songs, rhymes, fingerplays, stories, books, circle games and lullabies. An 8 week program with children from 10 months to 2 years old and parent or caregiver. In this class of active toddlers, we use repetition, repetition and more repetition! This method allows the child to observe and absorb the songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories. Even a busy...

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Jack in the Box Tales

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Jack in the Box Tales

“Oral language is the basis for literacy.” – Ont. Kindergarten Curriculum Storytellers Sally and Erika invite children 2 – 4 years old with parent or caregiver to join Jack in the Box for this enriched language play program! You will learn stories, fingerplays, echos, rhymes, circle games and songs that are perfect for this age group! Whether you are beginning a family storytelling tradition or collecting more favorites for your repertoire, you will enjoy this lively, interactive program. As in all of our classes, the parent or...

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Pre-Ones & Wee-Ones

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Pre-Ones & Wee-Ones

Welcome to the world of Mother Goose. A gentle one hour workshop for expectant parents and new parents with infants up to 3 months. Sally and Erika will help you discover songs & lullabies, tickles & laprhymes, walking & jig jogs that are perfect for soothing and stimulating your baby! Touching and talking to your baby with language play helps the bonding process. Physical interaction helps in the development of baby’s nervous system by gently stimulating all of the baby’s senses. These rhymes and songs will become a natural...

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