Discovery Youth Evaluation 2002 - 2003
The puppets were originally created for the Legacy for Children Award Dinner that honored Carol Spinney, the puppeteer who created Big Bird and other Sesame Street characters. In addition to the award dinner, the show was performed several other times including CDM's safe nights.
"Healthy Choices" is the story of Noel, a thirteen year-old girl, and the choices she is faced with during an average day. Noel interacts with Cookie Man, Terrence the Toothbrush, and Bad Influence and makes key decisions about a healthy lifestyle throughout her day.
The DY participants wrote the script, and with guidance from a professional puppet maker, created the puppets themselves.
This project represented some of the best elements of Discovery Youth:
This report was written by Dan Gilbert. Feel free to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org