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 Imagination Station 
 The River Show
 Weekly Program
 
 KSVR Studios  
 No excerpting/modifying without permission.
 Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives (by-nc-nd) 
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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.
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
This is a trial program for radio4all. We would like to hear from any station or person who downloads. There is a proposed 26 programs. Email joseph.mcguire[at]skagit.edu with comments. If there are enough comments we will upload more.

Kick it off with a soulful “Sing and Dance-Along” songzs. An old traditional folk song performed by a current folk musician.

This episode includes a story telling through sensation and vision we experience a trip floating down a river on a twig, told from a grasshopper’s view of the watershed cycle. Inter-related parts of nature & life cycles are introduced.

Two guided imagery activities are next. They cover concepts of Taking on another’s perspective, and vision distorted by medium. Developmental movement patterns including Balance in squat, supine flexion, body image and positional displacement are experienced as well as perception of vibration, sound, vestibular, light touch, scents, acceleration, deceleration,.

Things lighten up with jokes taking a twist on the English language.

The radio drama is called Flight of the Dragonfly and follows a dragonfly’s flight down the river, encountering a variety of animals along the way. He learns about dangers and he tells some tall tails. Some differentiation between pretend-stories and facts is covered. Some similarity and difference comparisons are covered. Some teasing is covered.

We transition to the end of the episode with a descriptive poem on fish, leading to a personal closing message.

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00:28:00 English 2007-11-30
 KSVR Studios Mount Vernon Washington
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