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What is Art? | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Exploring our world is fun! Abby Brown, KIDS Clubhouse Adventures co-host, loves to help kids have fun while learning! In this segment, Abby teaches kids about the tools, materials, methods and imagination involved in creating art.

Clubhouse Expert: Author / Illustrator, Tim Reed | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Meet Clubhouse Expert, Tim Reed, author and illustrator of My Very Silly Monster children’s book series. This clip shows the tools he uses for illustrating his books and talks about the highlights of being an author. He also teaches the basics of drawing your own very silly monster!

 

Go Outside and Play: Sculpture Garden | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Playing outside makes kids happy and healthy! In this segment of KIDS Clubhouse Adventures, kids learn about art by visiting the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Garden, Des Moines, Iowa. Kids define and analyze the meaning of different sculptures as they stroll through the garden.

What Is Theater? | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Abby Brown, KIDS Clubhouse Adventures co-host, loves to help kids have fun while learning! In this segment, Abby teaches kids about a variety of jobs needed in a stage production including the cast, crew and audience. Kids also learn about the different spaces in a theater and how how cues are used to communicate.

What are Puppets | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Exploring our world is fun! Abby Brown, KIDS Clubhouse Adventures co-host, loves to help kids have fun while learning! In this segment, Abby teaches kids about puppets and how a child’s imagination brings his or her puppet to life.

Go Outside and Play: Outdoor Theater Performance | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Playing outside makes kids happier, healthier and stronger! In this segment of KIDS Clubhouse Adventures, co-host Abby Brown leads kids in theater exercises, including stretches and tongue twisters, which lead to a performance.

Max’s Diary: Theater Production | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Max’s imagination takes viewers on amazing adventures. In this segment of KIDS Clubhouse Adventures, Max discovers his most important prop is broken on the eve of opening night. He decides to engineer a stronger, fancier prop and finishes just in time!

Read a Good Book: Making Masks | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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KIDS Clubhouse Adventures kids read and discover more about theater. Masks can be an important part of a costume in any production! In this clip, kids make their own masks to portray a variety of feelings and characters.

Theater Etiquette with Fancy Frog | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Puppets explore Clubhouse themes with fun and imagination! Fancy Frog describes the appropriate behavior in a theater while Blathertrap tries his hardest to oblige.

Read a Good Book: Famous Artists | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Clubhouse friends visit their local library to read and discover more about art and artists.  In this segment, kids create examples of and give definitions of different types of two-dimensional art. Kids demonstrate and define: landscapes, portraits and still life drawings.

What is Music? | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Exploring our world is fun! Abby Brown, KIDS Clubhouse Adventures co-host, loves to help kids have fun while learning! In this segment, Abby teaches all about music, including instruments, voice, pitch, tempo and volume.