Summertime is a time for summer. Bigfoot likes a bad joke, in the summertime. Cryptozoology jokes, when regular zoology is just not crypto enough. Summer fun, summer play, summer all day cuz we don’t care a button, we don’t care a fig. Now go play. www.buttonsandfigs.com . [sound fx courtesy of Zapsplat and a casio keyboard.]
sail in a sieve to the land of scat singing. The great jazz singer Annette Lowman travels along sharing tips for how kids can start scat singing too. Maya, Avery and Chloe share examples of how they started singing scat. Visit buttonsandfigs.com for a free downloadable activity to help you shoo-bop-shoo-bop-shoo-bop-bop-bow!
Children & Libraries magazine featured an article written by Kitty Felde, creator and host of Book Club for Kids, and Pamela Rogers, head fig of Buttons & Figs, about kids and podcasts and put Buttons & Figs kids on the cover! Take a read for all sorts of ways to introduce families, kids and teachers to the world of kid’s podcasts.
sail in a sieve for jokes at the library! the Oak Park Public Library invited Buttons & Figs in for a podcast petting zoo, where families could listen together to other great podcasts for kids….and to record a few jokes from Michael Dahl’s joke books. Check them out! be sure to sign up for summer reading at a Public Library near you!
rev up that sieve and #hittheroad with the buttons & figs kids as they share “Poem-mobiles: Crazy Car Poems” by J. Patrick Lewis and Douglas Florian, pictures by Jeremy Holmes. Can you design a crazy nonsense car of your own?!
sail in a sieve, because, as everyone knows, sieve is a sieve is a sieve is a sieve…..listen to the newly discovered audio of some of the most famous artists of the 20th Century visiting with GERTRUDE STEIN!
sail in the seive to the land of limericks! On this episode the kids share Edward Lear limericks and have some fun by becoming the characters in the limericks! join the list of great authors, from Shakespeare to Isaac Asimov to Ogden Nash, who love limericks too!