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Elementary School Family Night - Pre K – Grade 5

This is an opportunity to invite the entire school community to come together for a really
outstanding evening of high quality family entertainment.  With Al’s vast experience working
with elementary school children, your Family Night will be an evening to remember. The
message and content for a school performance will differ according to the grade levels
attending the show. Al presents kid tested original upbeat interactive songs and stories which
encourage students to think about how they interact with one another, nature and the
environment. Themes for Family Night can be customized to meet your needs and interests.
One popular theme is the Literacy PAJAMA JAM Night!  Children come in their pajamas,
robes, slippers; they can bring a pillow or a teddy bear and of course their favorite book!
Al provides your school with all the necessary information to send home to parents as well as
reading incentive ideas to make this a meaningful and memorable event.
Reading Rocks with Pete the Cat!”
Reading Rocks with Pete the Cat!” is a highly interactive family musical performance
that promotes the joy of reading and empowers kids to discover their own
potential for becoming life long readers. Al’s spirited performance is packed with toe
tapping music, great stories, and heaps of audience participation that celebrate the
reading experience for children of all ages. Working with Eric Litwin, the author of the first
four Pete the Cat books, Al will bring Pete and his adventures from Rocking in My School
Shoes and Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons to life while strumming out Pete’s
very cool and groovy songs on his guitar. Songs from Al’s CDs, MetaMorphosis and I
Don't  Wanna Go to Bed! and a bunch of newly written music will be featured.

The Earth’s Our Home (Perfect for Earth Day Celebrations)
Al will perform an interactive concert that celebrates the beauty of our planet and Mother
Earth with songs and stories to get folks thinking about protecting our environment,
conserving energy, recycling, habitats, and how we are all connected. Original featured
songs: The Energy Cop, The Earth’s My Home, Got to Have a Habitat, Let’s Go Green,
Metamorphosis, Think Big, and
This Little World.

C.A.R.I.N.G.  Kids Assembly (K-2) (3-5)

With Al’s vast experience working with elementary school children, his shows are second
to none. Al’s
C.A.R.I.N.G. KIDS Assembly will bring  excitement and high energy together
for a lively, interactive performance for children, teachers and families. (CARING is an
acronym for Courteous, Achieving, Responsible, Interested, Neighborly and Growing,)
The message and content for a school performance will differ according to the grade
levels attending the show. Al’s performance uses original interactive songs and stories
that encourage students to think about how they relate and treat one another and to
consider the effects of their actions. In this program children will sing along, laugh, and
reflect on how it feels to be in someone else’s shoes. Cooperation, communication,
tolerance and empathy are the key ingredients in this performance.



“Rockin’ and Reading with Pete the Cat!” (K-2) (3-5)

“Rockin’ and Reading and Pete the Cat!” is a highly interactive musical performance
that promotes the joy of reading and empowers kids to discover their own
potential for becoming life long readers. Al’s spirited performance is packed with toe
tapping music, great stories, and heaps of audience participation that celebrate the
reading experience for children of all ages. Working with Eric Litwin, the author of the first
four Pete the Cat books, Al will bring Pete and his adventures from Rocking in My School
Shoes and Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons to life while strumming out Pete’s
very cool and groovy songs on his guitar. Songs from Al’s CDs, MetaMorphosis and I
Don't  Wanna Go to Bed! and a bunch of newly written music will be featured.
That's Not All...
Al can also customize a performance around your special theme including
FUND RAISERS, BIRTHDAY PARTIES, FAIRS & SPECIAL EVENTS.
Preschool Performances
Al’s gentle and playful energy will capture the attention of your preschoolers. Al’s
preschool visits are fast paced and filled with age appropriate music, movement and
laughter. Al will keep your preschoolers engaged and entertained with traditional favorites
and kid tested original songs. They’ll delight in sharing their ABC's and many of their
newly acquired skills and concepts they have learned in preschool.


Al can also perform an interactive literacy program featuring Pet the Cat, The Very Hungry
Caterpillar, and the Very Busy Spider to mention a few.


The Learning Groove/Music for Little Superstars  is a fresh new choice
from other music and movement programs for children 3 to 5 years old. With all new
original songs and some traditional favorites The Learning Groove is a program
guaranteed to delight children and their families. The Learning Groove classes are not
only tons of fun for young children but a means to enhance their overall social, physical,
emotional, and cognitive development. The Learning Groove believes that all children are
musical and can learn to play a variety of rhythms and yes, even sing in tune. Our goal is
to promote a love of music, develop coordination, rhythm, and self-confidence
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                     For more information about The Learning Groove click the link below.
                         
THE LEARNING GROOVE?MUSIC FOR LITTLE SUPERSTARS
Elementary Schools
Enthusiasm is catching! Al deCant’s concerts for schools, libraries and preschools are high quality
children’s entertainment at its best. Al is a critically acclaimed concert performer and educator from
Connecticut, who has entertained and educated thousands of young people through his programs of music
and storytelling. Al’s music and character education themes are being used in schools and classrooms
throughout Connecticut. Parents, teachers and children immediately respond to the catchy tunes and lyrical
wit of this veteran singer/songwriter/educator. Al’s original comic and soulful songs are enjoyed as much by
adults as they are by children.
Library Shows
                                Preschool