WHEATSCOUTS – February 8, 2014 11-1

Michigan Critter Tales with Tails!

Take a trip along the shores of our Great Lake State! With Michigan Humanities Touring Artist and Award-Winning Storyteller, Jenifer Strauss.


Join Jen for an enriching story experience that will find you telling, dancing and singing along about…

    • How Black Bear Lost His Tail
    • How Chipmunk Got Stripes and…
    • What Happened to the Painted Turtle Who Talked Too Much?

We will be making Painted Turtle Puppets and learning the Turtle Dance!

For over two decades, Jenifer Strauss has been sharing enthusiastic, participatory storytelling performances, workshops and keynotes with over 300 audiences a year. A former environmental educator and elementary teacher, Jenifer combines her love for teaching and storytelling to offer dynamic programs and performances for all ages that inspire and motivate her listeners. Jenifer’s telling style is dynamic and thought provoking…Heart-warming…sometimes outrageous but always entertaining!



This activity is funded in part by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the Michigan Humanities Council.

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