Breaking Down the Mat: Week of May 18, 2020

Updated: May 20

A list of everything you'll need for your virtual Stages class broken down by class!


THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE:

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BROADWAY & ME (Trolls)

  • COMPUTER, IPHONE, IPOD, IPAD, TABLET, ETC.

  • BUBBLES AND/OR BUBBLE MACHINE

  • CLEAN-UP BIN: Hampers, Tupperware, Baskets, or Ikea Bags work great!

  • XYLOPHONES: We're using our favorite rainbow instruments to make some noise and celebrate with the biggest and LOUDEST Trollstice party ever! Don't have a xylophone? Anything bright and colorful you can use to make noise is great!

  • RAINBOW RIBBON SHAKERS: We're going to be shaking our hair to feel united so grab anything you can use to shake along. Shakers, bells, scarves, ribbons, etc.

  • SHAKER MARACAS: Don't have a maraca handy? You can make one using tupperware and rice or grab any instrument your child loves!

  • LOLLIPOP DRUM: We're going to be finding the beat while we "dance, dance, dance"! Any instrument or item you can dance around with and use to find a beat will work great!


First Class? Make sure to check out our Blog Post on tips and tricks to making your virtual class a success! Here's the link!



BROADWAY MINI-STARS (Hamilton)

*You should have received an email with instructions on how you can watch our 35min kid friendly version of Hamilton in preparation for class this week. If you haven't, please contact Emily at emily@stageschicago.com

  • COMPUTER, IPHONE, IPOD, IPAD, TABLET, ETC.

  • BUBBLES AND/OR BUBBLE MACHINE

  • DRUM: We're going to be saying our names to the beat! But first, we're going to need something to make the beat with.

  • RED, WHITE, AND/OR BLUE OUTFIT: We're going to be heading to a revel with some rebels a.k.a. a party! So we'll need to put on our best reds, whites, and blues!


BROADWAY PREP (Hamilton)

*You should have received an email with instructions on how you can watch our 35min kid friendly version of Hamilton in preparation for class this week. If you haven't, please contact Emily at emily@stageschicago.com

  • COMPUTER, IPHONE, IPOD, IPAD, TABLET, ETC.

  • BUBBLES AND/OR BUBBLE MACHINE

  • CIRCLE SHARE ITEM OR STORY Take a moment to talk to your child before class about what they want to share with their friends this week. If they want to share a toy or piece of art they've made, make sure to have it handy at the start of class!

  • DRUM: We're going to be saying our names to the beat! But first, we're going to need something to make the beat with.

  • A FAVORITE BOOK: We're going to talk about how Hamilton and the rest of the revolutionists put their minds to work! Then we're going to put our minds to working helping some of our favorite stories come to life!


BROADWAY LITTLE STARS (Hamilton)

*You should have received an email with instructions on how you can watch our 35min kid friendly version of Hamilton in preparation for class this week. If you haven't, please contact Emily at emily@stageschicago.com

  • COMPUTER, IPHONE, IPOD, IPAD, TABLET, ETC.

  • BUBBLES AND/OR BUBBLE MACHINE

  • DRUM: We're going to be saying our names to the beat! But first, we're going to need something to make the beat with.


BROADWAY STARS + STAGES

  • COMPUTER, IPHONE, IPOD, IPAD, TABLET, ETC.

  • ROOM TO MOVE with a table or counter nearby to put your electronic device on. We want to be able to see you!

  • A PRIVATE SPACE Please find a quiet, private place for your child to participate in our virtual classes. Video conferencing can be difficult if there's too much going on in the background and we know some of our K-8 friends don't like when moms, dads, caregivers, and siblings watching them practice. 😉
















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