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!

Live!

Music
and
Song

Dance
and
Movement

Stories
and
More

My Healthy
Kids

Learning
Together

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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Did you Know?

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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Did you Know?

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

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Look, Listen, Learn Anytime

Sing, dance, and explore alongside a whole host of artists! Kids and parents will be able to experience culture from around the world and even give some of it a try themselves. Many of these videos are interactive, so warm up your singing voices, break out your best dance moves, and prepare to get creative. These performances will be available all weekend long (and beyond!) for your whole family to enjoy together.

Music & Song

Caspar Babypants

Juliana and PAVA

Music Together @ Music Center of the Northwest

Orquesta Northwest

Simba Youth Marimba Ensemble

Sunshine Music Together

Temple of Music Instrumental Ensemble

Dance & Movement

206 Zulu

Momentum Irish Dancers

Northwest Kung Fu and Fitness

Northwest Tap Connection

Te Fare O Tamatoa

Stories & More

Aleksa Manila

Barbara Rodriguez of Día de Muertos Committee

Danitra Hunter

Johnny Moses

The Crankie Factory

My Healthy Kids

Francisca Flores Garcia of Machtia

Harry Terhanian of Northwestshare presents Goloka Farm Tour and Soil Preservation

Harry Terhanian of Northwestshare presents Indian Spice Mixing

The Beecher's Foundation

Learning Together

Auntie Lena and Possum, of Look, Listen and Learn

Look, Listen and Learn team members

ParentMap

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!