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What Teachers Say

Steve wrote:
"From that point on the children performed not for me, but for Bodhi. My fear of creating who I was as Bodhi immediately slipped away---I had not thought that out; but something else magical completely outside of us took over... What an experience."

Steve wrote:
"It is a joy to be in contact with kindred spirits on the path to a root based, natural way of learning! It becomes amazingly clear exactly what children need… to enhance their learning experience."

Chonita wrote:
"Diane has been part of our spelling lessons all week and today I started without her. "Isn't Diane coming today?' I heard three different students say. I couldn't believe what I was hearing from one of my "tough guys." I can't believe the attitude of my students. They are different. They are excited and I'm excited. I've share with my principal, staff, and friends about your class and what I'm experiencing now."

Sandra L., (High School) wrote:
"I thought I would learn to make puppets. I learned so much more. I've discovered how much fun it is to take outrageous risks in class. Older kids--seniors and rough dirt bag and honors level kids--all respond to puppets. Grown ups are hungry to play and be playful. How easy it is to incorporate puppets into curriculum-- how even a finger puppet changes the whole tone of a lesson. How creative the children become. The possibilities for using puppets in the classroom are endless."


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The Stomach
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Mr. Flames
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The Lungs
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Pencil Points
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Musical Notes
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Rainbow Crow
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Sindhoo Dragon
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Broken Heart
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Clara Question
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