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Program name: I Grew Up On A Farm
Program category: Literature- Authors
Nature- Animals
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Program length: 45 min.-1hour
Audience level: All ages
Audience size: 125
Program description: I am the author of the children's book, I Grew Up On A Farm. I come dressed as a farmer in overalls, straw hat and red handkerchief. I bring with me farm paraphanalia such as; a wooden chicken crate, chicken hook, egg baskets (with wooden display eggs, different colored eggs, large feed sack, realistic toy chickens, and other farm implements. I share stories of my experiences growing up on a farm using the various farm implements while reading my book to the group. It is on Power Point format, so large audiences are not a problem. The book and presentaion are non-fiction and are aligned to the NYS Standards for Social Studies and language arts, K- 4th grade. Free 4 page teachers guide. Check out www.IGREWUPONAFARM.COM
Space/special requirements: Enough floor space, or seating, to seat up to 125 children. LCD Projector, screen or White Board.
Travel restrictions: Anywhere in NY State.
Program fee: $351- $500
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Fees start at $100(for local children's museums/library),based on distance from Middletown and includes milage and expenses. Fee is for up to 4 presentations. Please call for details.
Other notes: Metro presentations require additional fees for tolls & Parking.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Western
Rochester
Central
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Metro
Southeastern
Long Island
Program last updated: 06/07/2016
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Alan Lewis
Phone: 914-443-5496
Mailing address: 193 Guymard Turnpike
Middletown, NY 10940
E-mail address: farmbook1@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.IGrewUpOnAFarm.com
   
Previous appearances at: West Babylon Elementary School, West Babylon, NY 11704, Minisink Elementary School, Slate Hill,NY, North Rose Elementary School, North Rose, NY 14516, Andes Library, Andes, NY, Ellenville Farmer's Market(Library Sponsored), Ellenville, NY
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 06/07/2016

 

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