Cowboy Ken / Ken Frawley
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Ken has been entertaining and amazing audiences with his depiction of the American Cowboy for over 15 years.  He has presented this highly participatory program to over 500 preschools, elementary schools and family audiences throughout Southern California.  He performs with his 12-string guitar, trick rope and whip.  The program comes with a variety of props: branding iron, brands, long horn horns, long horn back drop, and more.  Cowboy Ken’s endearing smile, sparkle in his eye, personal enthusiasm and his stage experience engage and involve his audiences right from the very start.

Every musical/storytelling program with Ken Frawley is fun, entertaining and full of audience participation.  He has been performing his programs to over 1500 libraries, elementary schools, preschools and community events throughout Southern California for the past 30 years.  Ken performs with a 12-string guitar and a variety of props including large puppets.  The puppets interact with him in the telling of some of his stories and generally, every show has at least one story with a large puppet.  Ken’s endearing smile, sparkle in his eye, personal enthusiasm and his stage experience engage and involve his audiences right from the very start.

Cowboy Ken Shows

The American Cowboy

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Audience:

45-50 minutes
Preschool, TK – 6 and family (Adult level program available), tk-6 school assemblies

Cowboy Ken brings to life the American Cowboy era from 1865-1890.  This energetic and participatory program with songs, stories, historical facts, trick roping and bull whips depicts one of the most colorful characters in American history as well as the image of American to the world, the Cowboy.  Sing along with cowboy classics like Whoopie Ti Yi Yo and Home on the Range, laugh along with stories like Prairie Mom and Skeeters, learn along with historical information about branding and the cowboy’s Mexican heritage; and be amazed at wonderful trick roping (each described and explained) and bull whipping feats (complete with explanations).

The American Cowboy Preschool Show

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Audience:

30-40 minutes
Preschoolers (2-5 Years)

Cowboy Ken brings to life the American Cowboy for very young children. He gives preschoolers an opportunity to meet a “Real Live Cowboy” and develop the image of this great American Icon.  This participatory program with cowboy songs, stories and trick roping was designed to entertain and involve children from 2 – 5 years.  Children get to pretend to ride on a horse, make animal sounds from the Great Plains of America, and some will get to rope like cowboys.  They will also get to meet the Great White Bear (a large polar bear puppet) or Marshmallow (his big white horse) and enjoy a fun story.  Finally they will receive a demonstration of some classic cowboy trick roping tricks.

American Heritage Show (Presidents Day Show)

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Audience:

45-50 minutes
K-6 and family audiences

This program features songs and stories from various periods in American History.  It begins with a Revolutionary War Era song and a story that features a young boy and his encounter with General George Washington.  Next is the Gold Rush and the 49rs.  Followed by a visit with Abraham Lincoln and a story he told at the White House as well as his favorite song: The Blue Tail Fly.  Finally the program ends with Teddy Roosevelt and a visit to the vanishing Old West.

Walk Around Cowboy Trick Roping

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Audience:

1-3 Hours
Children’s and family events

This is an outdoor roaming entertainment program that features trick roping demonstrations as well as interactive rope tricks that will engage children and adults.  Cowboy Ken brings adult and child ropes that offers your guests the opportunity to try their hand at trick roping

Ken Frawley Shows

The Wonderful World of Stories and Songs 

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Audience:

30-50 minutes
Preschool, K-6 and family audiences, tk-6 elementary school assemblies

The show always begins with a participatory song to get the audience involved in the program.  Then a story, often The Crocodile and the Monkey, which also includes the audience singing the Crocodile theme and Monkey theme songs and making hand and body movements.  The audience is then involved in a second participatory song.  Next comes a story with a puppet character that interacts with Ken as a real part to the story.  Program format is always a song – story – song – story – song format until the end of the show.  Ken adjusts the show to fit the age group at each of the programs.

Animal Tales and Musical Scales 

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Audience:

45-50 Minutes
Preschool, K-6 and family audiences

Ken Frawley’s program called Animal Tales and Musical Scales is a show that is full of songs and stories with and about animals.  Audiences will be treated to songs like Whales, Whales, Whales and I’m Thinking of an Animal. They will delight in great international folktales like The Crocodile and the Monkey from India and Lana Banana Counts to 10.  Audiences of all ages will love meeting puppets like Lana Banana, an orangutan from Borneo. This song-filled, story-filled and fun-filled program is full of sing-along and clap-along audience participation from the beginning until the end. Animal Tales and Musical Scales is a fun and delightful plunge into our imagination about animals and animal characters.

Preschool Fun Stories and Songs Show 

Length:
Audience:

30-40 minutes
Preschool and family audiences

Preschool Fun is a program designed for young children to be introduced to sing-along participatory songs and great folktales.  Children will be treated to songs like I Had Me a Rooster, Open and Close and Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes.  They will delight in great stories like Lana Banana Learns to Count (American) and The Bear Says North (Finish). The stories are told with the help of puppets like the Great White Bear, a very large polar bear cub, and Lana Banana an Orangutan.  This song-filled and story-filled program was designed to capture the interest and attention of very young children and introduce them to songs and stories performed live.

Magical Tales and Musical Scales 

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Audience:

30-40 minutes
Preschool and family audiences

Ken Frawley’s program called Magical Tales and Musical Scales is a show that is full of songs and stories with that are told with magical surprises.  Audiences will be treated to songs like Dum Dum Da Da, What a Nice Day, Down by the Bay, 2nd Story Window, and more. They will delight in great adaptions of international folktales that feature magic like The Magical Mummy of Memphis which has the audience amazed at a giant diamond that appears from bubbles; The Missing Turnips which uses magic to cause the “truth to be told;” and Mr. Man and the Fruit Juice with a trickster who drinks all the fruit juice that appears and disappears magically in this story.  Audiences of all ages will love meeting puppets like The Magical Mummy of Memphis, The Great White Bear, and others. This is a song-filled, story-filled and fun-filled program that is full of sing-along, laugh-along, move-along, and clap-along audience participation from the beginning until the end.

Play Along Songs Children’s Music Show 

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Audience:

45-50 minutes
Preschool, K-6 and family audiences

Play Along Songs are based on songs that can be found on the We Play Along YouTube Channel.  Songs presented will cover children from preschoolers through elementary age children and their families.  Children will love to use their hands, voices, and bodies to sing like animals, or to jump up and down, or to use ASL signs, that will be taught, to sing fun and engaging songs.

St. Patricks Day – A Wee Bit of Ireland

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45-50 minutes
Preschool, K-6 and family audiences, elementary school assemblies

A WEE BIT OF IRELAND is a fun-filled look at Irish heritage through stories and songs performed by Ken Frawley.  Audiences will be treated to songs like Hi Ho the Rattlin’ Bog and Molly Malone.  They will delight in great Irish stories like A Field of Buttercups and How Jack Became the King of Ireland.  Learn about the “Wee People” through a visit by a leprechaun named Shamus O’Monkey.  A WEE BIT OF IRELAND is a song-filled and story-filled program for the whole family.  It is a sing- along and clap-along show with audience participation from the beginning until the end. Watch for the twinkle in Ken’s eye to know if the story is true or maybe not

The Halloween Party 

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Audience:

45-50 minutes
Preschool, K-6 and family audiences

THE HALLOWEEN PARTY  is a fun-filled look at this popular holiday through stories and songs performed by Ken Frawley.  Audiences will be treated to songs like Let’s all Roar and Witches, Ghosts and Goblins.  They will delight in Halloween stories like Debra’s Halloween and The Bear Ghost.  THE HALLOWEEN PARTY is a song-filled and story-filled program for the whole family.  It is a sing-along and clap-along show with audience participation from the beginning until the end.

Christmas or Christmas / Hanukkah Family Fun

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Audience:

45-50 minutes
Preschool, K-6 and family audiences

CHRISTMAS & HANUKKAH program is a fun-filled show that celebrates these two holiday seasons.  For Hanukkah you will enjoy singing along and playing-along to The Dreidel Song and listening to a great old Jewish folktale called The Chicken Man.  For Christmas you will sing-along and play-along to such holiday favorites as Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, Santa Claus is Coming to Town and The Twelve Days of Christmas.  You will also enjoy a tale called How Santa Chose the Reindeer. Ken Frawley, one of Santa’s helpers, entertains his audiences with lots of energy and participation from the beginning of the show until the end

Ken & Georgia Frawley Shows

KCCO Radio Show – Readers Theater

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Audience:

45-50 Minutes
k-6 children’s and family audiences

 Children’s and family audiences will love this engaging Radio Mystery Show.  Every show requires members of the audience to present this readers theater style show.  Children will get to act, sing, make the sound effects, and control audience responses.  Audiences will support each and every show with cheers, songs, applause, sounds, and more. 

We Play Along Music Concert

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Audience:

30-50 Minutes
Preschool, children’s and family audiences

We Play Along is a highly participatory children’s music concert with the audience participating on and off stage from the very beginning.  Songs presented will cover children from preschoolers through elementary age children and their families.  Children will love to use their hands, voices, and bodies to sing like animals, or to jump up and down, or to use ASL signs, that will be taught, to sing fun and engaging songs.

ASL Instruction and Song Shows

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Audience:

30-50 Minutes
Babies and Toddlers, Preschool, K-6 and family audiences

 Titles:                                  

  • ASL Babies & Toddlers Songs and More – This “Hands On” presentations feature American Sign Language, ASL, instruction, effective parenting words and delightful ASL songs for parents and caregivers to use with babies and toddlers. 
  • ASL Preschool Songs – This is an age appropriate (2 to 5 years) program that features American Sign Language (ASL), songs, and signing activities.  Georgia will instruct all the signs and then lead audiences in the singing and signing of fun new and traditional songs.   Audience picture 
  • All Ages Songs to Sing with Your Hands for all ages – This is a fun K-6 and family program that features American Sign Language (ASL), songs, and signing activities.  Georgia will instruct all the signs and then lead audiences in the singing and signing of fun new and traditional songs.  

Georgia and Ken Frawley will share songs that combine the movement and visual nature of American Sign Language, ASL.  Come and not only learn some fun songs, but also learn lots of vocabulary to great new and traditional kids and family songs.  Signs and songs featured will include animal songs, nursery rhymes, ABC’s numbers, colors, and much more. Sign, sing, learn, and have fun all at the same time in this interactive and participatory show.  Many of the songs are presented on their We Play Along YouTube channel.

Zoomation - Animals Live All Around the World

Length:
Audience:

40-50 minutes
Preschool, K-6 and family audiences, tk-6 elementary school assemblies

Animals Live All Around the World and Zoomation, a 3D interactive zoo, features a wonderful collection of animals in a box. This STEAM program, Animals Live All Around the World, features Zookeepers Ken and Georgia Frawley with 3D animals, that will come to life on a screen with puppets, video demonstrations, sounds, songs, and interesting animal facts.  Everyone will get to sing-along with a variety of animals as well as fly and swim and more with others.

American Sign Language Workshops: 

Ken and Georgia Frawley are available to present their highly acclaimed, hands-on, energetic, and motivational lectures and workshops across the country. These workshops are ideal for parents, teachers, and early childhood professionals to learn practical insights and easy-to-follow instructions on playful songs and American Sign Language, ASL, with children of all ages. The children's songs and ASL signs demonstrated will enhance early learning, communication, develop fine and gross motor skills, expand vocabulary, establish an appreciation for music, and provide for playful adult / child activities. Their over 60 years of combined experience in performing and teaching activity songs offers practical insights and easy-to-follow tips and instructional methods.

  • American Sign Language Baby and Toddler Workshop

  • American Sign Language to Support Early Learning

  • American Sign Language Supporting Phonemic Awareness

  • Play-Along Songs – Action Songs for Early Learning and Fun

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