When You’re Seeing Stars
A social and emotional wellness play for elementary students.

About the Program

Follow Sam’s journey navigating the stressful and difficult pressures facing young people today. Guided by a friend, Sam manages academic, social, and family stressors using the true meaning of STAR – Stop, Think, Act, Reflect.

Target audience: Grades 2-6
Minimum size: 100 students
Preferred performance area: Gym
Duration: 45 minutes, plus 60 minutes for setup and 45 minutes for teardown
Cost: Free to schools within Kaiser Permanente Colorado’s service area


Invisible Feelings

“Before the play I kind of knew what empathy was but now I really know deep inside what it means.”
— second grade student, Hygiene Elementary, St. Vrain Valley Schools

About the Program

In addition to a performance of Trudy Ludwig’s popular children’s book, The Invisible Boy, this program explores the components of empathy. Students revisit key story moments to offer their ideas of how to help the characters make friends and show empathy to those around them.

Target audience: Grades K–1 (presented only in combination with When You’re Seeing Stars)
Preferred performance area: Gym
Duration: 30 minutes
Cost: Free to schools within Kaiser Permanente Colorado’s service area.

The Invisible Boy is written by Trudy Ludwig, illustrated by Patrice Barton, published by Alfred A. Knopf, Random House Children’s Books ©2013.

Availability for both programs

Mondays and Fridays through 2019. Contact us for more information.

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