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ASSEMBlY Programs

foltrails Tim Hartman illustration story
Bullying has become a hot topic for schools all across the country. Storytelling is the universal language that can address this problem.  Follow Tim’s folk trail around the globe to visit a bullied South American crab, an Egyptian monk who can’t seem to get rid of a basket of grapes, and a Japanese lord who will do whatever it takes to save his people. This show encourages children to see how much better the world would be if generosity, kindness and self-sacrifice were the first reaction to every situation. Designed for grades K-12. Accommodates 300.

"How can I ever thank you. Think of your influence on all of those kids!  The gifts you shared were so welcomed, and supported a level of confidence that will serve those students well for so many years." -Marina Stockdale, South Side School teacher

contruct-a-tale Tim Hartman illustration story
Do you want your children to be excited about creative writing?  This program has a twenty-five year record of success! Thousands of children have laughed their way to better writing skills through this great program. Using the traditional French Fairy Tale, ‘How Johnny Pancake Almost Married the Princess of France’, Tim takes his audience through the steps of good story building.  It’s a fun and inspiring way to help kids get excited about writingDesigned for grades K-6. Accommodates 300.

"When Tim came to our elementary school in Fairfax County Virginia he kept everyone laughing while teaching how to write a better story. The kids kept on asking when he could come back!"

-Patricia McCaleb, teacher

tales tell why Tim Hartman illustration story
Is the sky blue? Why do birds fly south for the winter? Throughout time, people have invented stories and myths to make sense of the world around them. With great humor, Tim explains the scientific method and puts it to the test with a scientific explanation of why we have seasons. Designed for grades K-6. Accommodates 300.

"It's always refreshing to see someone hold a group of children captive with only his voice, imagination, and a few good stories.  You have an amazing talent and you are doing more good than you know" -Debbie Nugara, first grade teacher

goaltending Tim Hartman illustration story
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” This is a question that all children are asked.  Kids can answer the ‘What’ part of that question, but the important thing is knowing the ‘How’. Goaltending is an assembly program that gives children the basics of ‘How’ to achieve their goals.  Tim performs the hilarious and touching story of Harvey Merritt, a little boy who just wants to be noticed, and the steps he takes to achieve that goal. Designed for grades K-12. Accommodates 300.

“Thanks so much for visiting St. Gregory School and inspiring our children to set goals and work to achieve those goals. You were an inspiration!” -Debra Nock Allen, PTA parent

joe majarac Tim Hartman illustration story
When steel ruled the "rust belt" of America, and clouds of smoke lay thick over its valleys and towns, a giant’s footsteps could be heard echoing through the dusty streets.  Listen as Tim brings to life the powerful legend of Joe Majarac with the standards of heroism, self-sacrifice and loyalty that Joe personified.  This is a wonderful history-based program for your children. Designed for grades K-6. Accommodates 300.

"Our students and teachers are still talking about the wonderful programs you did with us here in Rochester.  It was so wonderful to see students and teachers laughing together.  You truly have been blessed with the gift of bringing smiles and laughter to people." -Mrs. Del Oxley, teacher

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