This List Changes per venue Selections can be intermixed to fit the theme, New material being created constantly please ask if you don't see the story style that fits your needs. :
Mr. Wiggle Mr Waggle... (Jim May)
Finger Play Story, with participatory sound effects Call and Response with wonderful energy of finding and keeping friends.
OLD LADY WHO SWALLOWED A FLY
American Classic presented in sing a-long style with the rhythm of the drum
ANASI AND HIS 6 CHILDREN
The great spider is saved by his children using their Special gifts
SPIDER AND THE HONEY TREE
African Folk Tale of how a smart little girl out sits the greedy Spider
KIMBERLY ANN ELIZABETH HALL (Emma Young)
A Rhyming tale about finding joy in who you are!
MY AMERICA (Jan Spivey Gilchrist)
A picture book story, about US. American’s All!
BEAUTIFUL BLACK BIRD( Ashley Bryan)
Fantastic imagery about the beauty with in us
JAMBO Means Hello (Ella Jenkins)
DJEMBE DRUM, Learning game sing-a-long
THE COUNTING SONG (KiSwahli)
TRANSLATING NUMBERS1-10 in the popular African Language
OBALINA WILLAMINA The Worlds Most Beautiful Ballerina
An original Story--- includes a fantastical tale about a girl with secret agent powers…
From Ring Around The Roses, Hokey Pokey, Rain, Rain and Ms Mary Mac
a wonderful nursery rhyme tale. Our little hero travels all the way to a place Far, Far Away. The Children join in singing all songs including Twinkle Little Star
FROGGY GETS DRESSED (Johnathon London)
I Wanna Play In the Snow…. The Little frog learns an embarrassing lesson!
Nothing goes right, if you don’t get a good breakfast
WHY MOSQUITOES BUZZ IN PEOPLES EARS (African Folk Tale)
A cause is something that makes something else happen;
An effect is what happens as a result of the cause. The idea that the mosquito is to blame for the unfortunate demise of the owl’s little baby.
WHY THE SKY IS SO FAR AWAY
The Importance about conservation, Do Not Waste our natural Gifts.
HOW THE STARS GOT INTO THE SKY
A fantasy Tale about Finding your Magic
A lesson about responsibility and introduction to the African Drum Djembi!-
Ki_shawhli language and translations.
SHEA, SHEA, COOLEA (african Dance Song)
Time to dance and Move Around… The African Play Ground song
Shared with children as Oba keeps them going with Head Shoulder’s Knees and Toes
THE BIG MOUTH FROG
Searching for new friends a little frog has a close call
RUN AWAY BUNNY(Margaret Brown)
No matter where you go, I’ll always be there. A little bunny wants to “get Away”
But Mommy has some other ideas. Unconditional Love
I LOVE YOU FOREVER (Robert Munsch)
A parents love is returned in the end… and the cycle continues
TIME TO PLAY (Oba)
Popular Music Rhythms, and rhyming story song of a child’s imagination
FIREFLY AND THE LITTLE STAR. (Oba)
I see the light in You, You See the light in me, Together we shine:
A beautiful story of how We all Need each other, namaste'.
PLEASE BABY PLEASE (Spike and Tonya Lee)
Using the fantastical Call and Response – Story style, This picture boofk comes to life
As Oba’ encourages the audience to join in on the telling.
THE THREE BEARS meet Golden Locks...
An old favorite with a new twist. The little girl with the glowing smile
And Mama Bear, has “ an Attitude!”
ANANSI'S TALE - Where Stories Come From
Long ago, the fable goes…The children had no-thing to do Until Anansi
Brought the stories back from the Sky King.
EAGLES WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE CHICKENS rise up and live as great as you know you are.
THE BRIDGE Two brother's mend their difference
CREATION By James Weldon Johnson
THE STORY OF LIFT EVERY VOICE The ANthem of the African American People
I LOVE MY PEOPLE The Anthem of a new generation of American's (video available on youtube-obking)
COWTAIL SWITCH- a person's spirit stays with us as long as they are remembered.
F.O.O.L. FRESH OUT OF LUCK - Search for what every one else has, will cause you to lose what you've been given
IT'S ALL ADAMS FAULT - responsibility, own up!