Event Passport!

Every world traveler needs a passport! The passport is your guide to exploring the various performances, activities, and workshops this weekend has to offer! How to use your passport:

Step 1. Visit each of the 7 stamp pages. Once you visit each page, click the icon and press “Mark As Visited!”

Step 2. Once you collect all of your 7 stamps, fill out a quick form for a chance to win a special goodie bag!

Live!

Music
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Dance
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Movement

Stories
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My Healthy
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Learning
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Discovery Zone

Did you Know?

Music at an early age is not only fun but is an important part of learning and growing. Singing and clapping together can help us build verbal skills, promote cooperation, and give us confidence as we grow!

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Did you Know?

An orchestra is a big group of musicians who play music together. Each type of instrument is grouped together into different families. The instrument families are strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. Played together they can make beautiful music called symphonies!

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Did you Know?

Stories and places come alive through Ori Tahiti. Drummers represent sounds of the sea, wind, and trees and provide a beat for dancers. Before there was a written language, dancers told stories of legends, heroes, and lessons learned through their movement.

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Did you Know?

In Native stories, we find legends, history, maps, poems, food and traveling. These tales are often told by elders to youth and share family history and culture. Some are owned by particular families, like owning a book—handed down generation to generation.

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Did you Know?

A tortilla, "small cake", is a flat bread used in Mexican cuisine that is normally made out of maize (corn). Tortillas date back thousands of years, and were made of native maize. It was the main food of the Aztecs who lived in Mesoamerica.

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It’s never too early to talk about race with your children. Experts recommend naming and taking action against racism with kids as early and as often as possible, as kids can demonstrate racial bias as early as 3 years old.

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You don’t need expensive supplies to be an artist, you can use almost anything! Upcycling is the process of taking waste and transforming it into something new. Lint from your dryer, paper from the recycle, or even a potato can be used to create a masterpiece!

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Sparking curiosity is serious fun! GIVE TODAY to support cultural youth and family programs. Suggested Donation: $20 per family. DONATE


Meet the Artists

Aleksa Manila

Aleksa Manila is Seattle's sweetheart of social activism. As a genderqueer FilipinX immigrant, her passion lies in honoring and uplifting marginalized communities especially BIPOC and gender diverse people. Finding her platform as a performance drag artist, she focuses on the power of voice and visibility for human rights centered on LGBTQ history… LEARN MORE

Saturday, October 24 - 12:45pm | Stories & More

Danitra Hunter

Seattle based Author/Illustrator, Danitra Hunter, has been creating her character Purrdie Burrdie for 10+ years. Originally a self taught artist, Danitra has studied fine art and taken online storytelling workshops, bringing about a perfect marriage of her two passions. Purrdie Burrdie I Love Myself, Can You See will be Danitra’s first self… LEARN MORE

| Stories & More

Auntie Lena and Possum, of Look, Listen and Learn

Look, Listen and Learn (LL+L) produces children’s television to bridge the achievement gap in Washington so that BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) kids enter school ready to learn and able to succeed. Featuring local children and teachers at learning venues across King County, LL+L applies brain development knowledge to foster learning… LEARN MORE

| Learning Together

Johnny Moses

Johnny Moses is a living link with Pacific Northwest ancestral philosophy and cultural practice. He was raised in the village of Ohiat on the Northern Vancouver Island. He was traditionally educated by his Grandparents and Elders born in the 19th and early 20th centuries.His gift as a memorizer was recognized at a early age. He was sent as a youth… LEARN MORE

Sunday, October 25 - 11:30am | Stories & More

Look, Listen and Learn team members

Look, Listen and Learn (LL+L) produces children’s television to bridge the achievement gap in Washington so that BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) kids enter school ready to learn and able to succeed. Featuring local children and teachers at learning venues across King County, LL+L applies brain development knowledge to foster learning… LEARN MORE

| Learning Together

Barbara Rodriguez of Día de Muertos Committee

Barbara Rodriguez-Gonzalez Originally from Mexico City, has been a resident of the Seattle area for the last 26 years. Proud mother of Emiliano and Citlalli. Passionate about all the artistic expressions that represent her Mexican Culture. She’s the Founder/Producer of Corazón•Arte•Cultura, a radio/social media platform, former Board President of… LEARN MORE

| Stories & More

Welcome to From Home to Home: Seattle Children’s Festival

We’re so glad you’re here! Here are some tips on how to make the most of your adventure:

  1. 1. Explore the full livestream schedule and anytime videos
  2. 2. Mark your progress in the online passport (and then be entered to win a prize!)
  3. 3. Donate today to support the Future of Folklife! Suggested Donation: $20
  4. 4. Have fun!

Thank you for being a part of Our Big Neighborhood!