“You are a breath of fresh air in a world of technological entertainment!!”  ---Wanda Lumsden,Mitchell Road Elementary,  Greenville, SC Hairy Toe Productions Hairytoeproductions@juno.com A Program that celebrates our heritage with stories and music from around the world. John’s retelling of African and European fables and folktales is a delightful presentation that connects the past with the present highlighting culture differences and similarities. Each Story reflects simple conflict and struggle with predictable resolutions. Some stories are enhanced with the introduction of old world instruments (jaw harp, Kalimba (lamellophone, drums, mouth bow and banjo). Suited for 3rd-5th grades. A hilarious collection of Appalachian and American folktales and old-time tunes. Your students will simply be absorbed by the stories and intrigued with the unusual musical instruments. John is  captivating with narration, voice and character engaging his audiences with his energy and theatrical approach in story-performance. Along with his wonderful stories he also plays (with some historical introduction) banjo, spoons, jaw-harp, harmonica, fiddle and guitar. A wonderful celebration of our past Designed for middle school and high school audiences. A celebration of mountain culture, history and heritage. This program is somewhat similar to “Going Across the Mountains” yet is more structured for mature audiences focusing on content, historical reference, and folklore. John’s southern Appalachian folktales are time tested gems of the past presented in animated character and narration. He also plays mountain-style banjo, old time guitar, harmonica and fiddle and sing a number of ballads. Simply a wonderful and engaging program!!!     Suited for 1st and 2nd grade Great for K- 2nd Grades Beans in My Ears Where's You Come From, Where'd You Go? Going Across the Mountain High Up on the Mountain Lorem Ispum Dolor Lorem Ispum Dolor Lorem Ispum Dolor