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What about a Wing? Invent The Fastest Animal

What happens if you put hawk wings on a cheetah? Your animal-lover will discover what types of wings lead to certain types of flight, what types of bones go with what types of behavior and use all this knowledge to invent their very own animal. A super silly time.

Gabrielle Balkan

45 Minute Program

 

$150


Your animal lover and I will use the nonfiction picture books Whose Bones? An Animal Guessing Game, Book of Flight, and Book of Bones to examine a series of clues, a batch of fun facts, and Sam Brewster's vibrant illustrations to find out what makes each part of an animal's anatomy so special.

We'll create our very own animal with the best features and use it to create a guessing game of our own. If you thought you were proud of your kiddo before, just wait until you see what they create after this session.

Your kiddos and I can make this program an excellent experience no matter what the size of the group is: one kiddo, a group of 10, 30 and even super-sized groups.

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“What a fantastic time SFIS had with Gabrielle Balkan! She was awesome! She could definitely help instruct anyone on how to connect with young people. She had our students so engaged with movement, discussion, drawing, learning, and having a really fun time! Her visit certainly inspired our students to want to be authors and illustrators!” - Carolyn, Librarian, Saint Francis International School

About the Author

Gabrielle Balkan is best known for non-fiction books that delight readers ages 5 - 12 with curious and essential facts about the United States and animal record-breakers.

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