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Although most of these concerts are appropriate any time of year, I’ve categorized them to make your choice easier to make. Visit the media page for downloadable photos and posters to publicize your event!

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Spring and Summer Concerts

BEE-BOPPIN’ BUGS 
This concert is packed with fun facts about our
tiny buzzing, creeping, and crawling friends.
Children will sing, wiggle, and buzz along.
BACKYARD BOOGIE!
Explore the fascinating and fragile world in your own backyard, as you wiggle, sing, and dance your way through this interactive concert.
E-I-E-I-OINK!
A farm song-sing-along featuring lots of songs about
animals, including a herd of cool cows, farm machinery, and growing things. Perfect for spring or fall.
SHE SINGS SEA SONGS
Sea songs with an emphasis on Pacific Northwest sea life, including tide pools and ferry boats
SINGIN’ SIDESADDLE 

Travel back to the Old West with this sing-along concert. You’ll visit the days of calico and
cowpokes in this rootin’ tootin’ roundup of favorite songs from days gone by.

Fall and Winter Concerts

E-I-E-I-OINK!
A farm song-sing-along featuring lots of songs about
animals, including a herd of cool cows, farm machinery, and growing things. Perfect for spring or fall.
SEASON FOR SINGING 

Why do we decorate with holly? Ion what country to children start the season with a “good scrubbing from head to toe?” Share the holiday traditions of children around the world, and learn where some of our favorite customs have come from in this musical celebration of the season!
DANCING PAJAMAS!

Perfect for those dark winter days! Children are invited to wear pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal and blanket. This concert includes songs about nocturnal animals and bedtime, with a sprinkling of lullabies!

Literacy Themed Concerts

MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE! 
(companion recording - Little Songs for Little Me)
Favorite nursery rhymes come to life with interactive props and lots of help from young audience members
READ ‘N SING A STORY SONG
Sing and read your way through these books that sing, brought to life with interactive props.
RHYME TIME
Join this musical celebration of poetry, as you sing, dance, and play with words that rhyme.
SING INTO READING!
Join this musical celebration of Early Literacy. Songs are one of the most effective ways for children to learn the six pre-reading skills. Parents are invited to bring their children as they sing and play with words together while receiving important information about Early Literacy. The program includes hand-outs that outline the six skills and list fun ways to reinforce them at home using books and songs. Nancy is developing a companion CD with the music for this program.
*Special downloadable concert poster and photo available here

Year- Round Favorites!

RHYTHM OF THE ROCKS * Best concert for elementary ages 
Based on Nancy’s ALA award-winning recording, this interactive concert will take children on a musical journey around the world.

SING A SONG OF SCIENCE 
These musical experiments will have children exploring gravity, electricity, colors, space, and much more!

STICKS AND STONES, SEEDS AND BONES
A musical journey around the world! From goats’ toenails to gourds and stones, anything that makes a sound can make a rhythm! See, hear, and sing with unusual rhythm instruments from around the world. Then take home ideas for making your own instruments from things in your own world!

DINOSAURS GALORE!
An educational and entertaining concert which explores the “lighter” side of dinosaurs! Highlights include the choreographed number Continental Drift, and I’m a Paleontologist.

HOORAY FOR WASHINGTON!
Children will learn all about our state in this fun-filled concert featuring Sadie the Slimy Slug ( 3-foot singing puppet), a “live” map of Washington, a Products Rap, and many other songs.

HELLO HOUSE!
A special concert filled with important information about home safety and conservation. Learn more and get games and activities HERE

CONCERT IN THE CASTLE
Children are invited to wear their favorite royal costumes in the concert celebrating all things royal!
*Special downloadable concert poster and photo available here

BEDHOG DOGS AND OTHER PET SONGS!
Make no bones about it, this concert will be a howling good time! Nancy will feature songs from her recording, Oodles of Animals, as well as brand new songs about our furry four-legged friends!
*Special downloadable concert poster and photo available here

Music Workshops

For Librarians:
Nancy will show you ways to incorporate music into your story times using simple songs, props, homemade instruments, and books. Handouts provided.
For Parents: Music and Your Baby
Parents of young children will learn how important music is in early childhood development, and ways to use books and songs with their children at home.
Handouts provided.
For Childcare Providers:
Daycare and other childcare providers will learn 15-20 simple songs and ways to use them with young children, as well as homemade instruments and information on the value of music for the young child. Handouts provided.

About Nancy Stewart

American Library Association Notable Children’s Artist
Parents’ Choice Honor Winner
5 Time Seattle’s Child Golden Bootie Award
Billboard Magazine Songwriter Award

Comments from Children’s Librarians…

“Nancy is just great! She is a real professional and promotes books and media.”

“Thanks again for a great program! I always learn new things I can use as a librarian!”

“Your performances are consistently highly professional and real crowd pleasers. I always feel inspired to try something new after your performances!”

“Nancy can handle any audience with grace and a smile!”

“Nancy is always excellent! Her rapport with the audience is magical!

                                                  Fees
Fees vary depending on location (inside or outside Seattle area), and number of bookings. Typically the fee is $250 per concert, but multiple bookings can lower the cost. Since every library has a different budget, Nancy will be happy to work with you.

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