What a great addition Natalee made with the nine weeks of various presentations to each classroom. We want her back."
-School administrator

Since 1986, the family of puppets has grown to include a wide assortment of fun and engaging animals. Fred Frog and Cinnamon Bear continue to be the principal personalities to visit between stories. The kids love these sidekick puppets.

Jim and Natalee’s collection of 100 stories include: Southwest Tales, General Folk Tales, Tall Tales, Holiday Tales, Stories of Inspiration, True Stories, and Fairy Tales.

Jim and Natalee offer an artist-in-residence program of ongoing curriculum for students. Topics for the classroom are particularly tapered for pre-school to primary ages. 


Special Appearances

  • School Assemblies and Classrooms

  • Birthday Parties

  • Character Counts Activities

  • Childrens Events

  • Library Visits

  • Family Gatherings

  • Conventions

  • Corporate Parties


Parties and Celebrations

For birthday parties, Fred Frog will call the birthday child the night before the visit, and his or her name will be included in some of the stories that are told. In addition, a small gift is included in the price of the event!

Natalee’s collection of 100 stories include:

  • Southwest Tales
  • General Folk Tales
  • Spanish and Native American Tales
  • Tall Tales
  • Fables
  • Bible Stories
  • Character Development