Bringing Books To Life

Bring your favorite book to life! Listen to a dramatic reading of a book, and then participate in a series of activities that culminate in a unique production!
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Favorite and conveniently book Kid Experts for sessions throughout the site.

Perfect for playgroups and more than one child.
Available for one session or a series of culminating sessions.

Reading and telling stories is an essential part of a child’s language and cognitive development. Every time they hear, see and connect words to a story, their vocabulary and understanding of narrative is strengthened. This connection reaches an even deeper level when children have a chance to play and act out what they hear! Blending language comprehension with sequencing and elements of story, this workshop uses play-acting to create a fun and more personal understanding of each book.


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Your favorite book and costume/props of your choice!


As parents, it's important to make sure that activities are age appropriate and that allergies or medical conditions are communicated as you see fit.

Sometimes, a materials or other additional fee is charged. We do this to bring you the best possible activities. It's the Kid Expert's job to confirm any such fee in advance.

Sample Activities and Instructions

Read and listen to a dramatic telling of a favorite book. Discuss the plot and characters and where it took place. Which was your favorite part?
Investigate elements of performance by learning key words like stage right, stage left, upstage, downstage, how to block a scene and playing different emotions.
Add these elements to the favorite story just read! Each child gets to play a character and act out different scenes as the Child Expert “directs,” the action of the story.
Share the final performance with each other and an adoring audience of siblings and parents!