What do you do with an Idea?

What do you do with an Idea?

Dance theatre adaptation of the New York Times bestselling children’s book

Available November 1 to 12

Age Recommendations: Kindergarten +

Free registration for educators

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The Chico Performances Field Trip Series is back this school year with virtual performances that educators can stream in the classroom or remotely. Thanks to the support from sponsors and grants, schools and educators will have complimentary access to virtual field trips.

The next virtual field trip of the series a dance theatre adaptation of the of the New York Times bestselling children’s book, WHAT DO YOU DO WITH AN IDEA? from Inlet Dance Theatre of Cleveland, Ohio.

One day, a child has an idea. At first, they don’t know what to do with it and they attempt to hide it away. But the idea persists and grows –along with the child’s confidence... This is a story for anyone, at any age, who has ever had an idea that seemed a little too big, too odd, or too difficult.

Curriculum Connections:

  • Fine Arts: Dance and Movement,
  • Language Arts: Reading, Creative Writing, Symbolism, Philosophical & Abstract Concepts
  • Science: Invention; How scientists and engineers explore a new idea through hypothesis, experiments, scientific method, and trial/error;
  • Emotional/Social Development: Confidence, Growth Mindset, Creativity, Self-Awareness, Social Awareness

Bring the virtual field trip experience to life with an accompanying study guide for educators. Included are pre-and post-field trip activities to engage students. This complimentary study guide is available here.

If you have questions, please contact our field trip coordinator at cpfieldtrip@csuchico.edu.


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