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Imagination Station

From: KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio
Series: Imagination Station
Length: 28:00

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Default-piece-image-2 An entertainment and creativity development program for children and their families. Each section of the show provides an opportunity to participate in an expressive arts activity that supports a variety of child development skill areas. Imagination Station takes journeys through nature, community, childhood emotion and sensation with stops along the way for a variety of child development based activities. 

We’re welcomed by the warm, bouncing a cappella theme song encouraging use of your imagination.

 Then the kids get involved by getting up and moving with our “sing-and-dance-along” song, a jazzy rendition of "The Cat Came Back".

Warmed up and engaged, the children are lead through guided imagery of movement patterns and sensory processing to support coordination and body awareness.  In this episode the focus is on oral facial muscle control. Gross motor skills include trunk flexion and extension in quadruped and sensations of muscle tone and increased tactile awareness are experienced.

Then, we provide the sounds…the listeners provide the pictures, through this instrumental selection   

Memory tasks are then presented as jokes using word play. 

Now we take a trip into an urban back alley and see the world through cats eyes, in our radio drama "Cat Confab". The transition to an ending is anticipated and described as poetry is introduced, "Cat Kisses". 

We bid the kids good-bye and hope to see them soon.

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Piece Description

An entertainment and creativity development program for children and their families. Each section of the show provides an opportunity to participate in an expressive arts activity that supports a variety of child development skill areas. Imagination Station takes journeys through nature, community, childhood emotion and sensation with stops along the way for a variety of child development based activities. 

We’re welcomed by the warm, bouncing a cappella theme song encouraging use of your imagination.

 Then the kids get involved by getting up and moving with our “sing-and-dance-along” song, a jazzy rendition of "The Cat Came Back".

Warmed up and engaged, the children are lead through guided imagery of movement patterns and sensory processing to support coordination and body awareness.  In this episode the focus is on oral facial muscle control. Gross motor skills include trunk flexion and extension in quadruped and sensations of muscle tone and increased tactile awareness are experienced.

Then, we provide the sounds…the listeners provide the pictures, through this instrumental selection   

Memory tasks are then presented as jokes using word play. 

Now we take a trip into an urban back alley and see the world through cats eyes, in our radio drama "Cat Confab". The transition to an ending is anticipated and described as poetry is introduced, "Cat Kisses". 

We bid the kids good-bye and hope to see them soon.

Additional Credits

Produced by Joseph C McGuire
Written and researched by Laura Hale
Theme Song performed by Euphoria
Play performed by the Children's Radio Players
Song performed by Coyote George McKibbon

Made with a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcast