Buckalope Elementary is a puppet educational video series for children ages 5 to 9 (K-3). The program, which is grounded in educational theory and research, promotes character development, career awareness, problem solving, self-esteem, and above all, motivation. Each episode focuses on a different character trait or theme, and features an original song.
On this site, you'll learn all about the production and its development, have access to all of the latest episodes and songs, and join our community as we share our vision of creating an interactive, engaging and informative environment for children at the beginning of their educational experience. Interest in and a positive relationship with learning is experienced through age appropriate stories with relatable and fun characters and songs.
Here is a preview of one of the original songs featured in episode four: "The Responsibility Rap".
And here is a song performed by a new character Jay The Science Dude: "Science Rules!"
"This would be a great DVD to integrate into your homeschooling curriculum or share with your child's school." www.thriftyniftymommy.com Sunday, October 16, 2011 Read Full Review
"I love how it explains that wanting fame and fortune is fine, but there are so many more practical careers out there that can be just as fulfilling." www.texaskitchen.blogspot.com Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 Read Full Review
"There's nothing out there like this, and [it] would be a great asset to the teacher's arsenal." -Christian & Susan Martin, Parents/Home Schoolers
"The children laugh and sing-along with the whole cast of characters. They are one-hundred percent engaged in the video and are eager to discuss the message afterward." -Linda Kennedy, Elementary School Teacher
"What a terrific way to motivate kids, and get them excited about learning." -Jenny Jordan, Grade School Counselor
"The Development of Elementary-aged Children's Career Aspirations and Expectations" -Richard W. Auger More...
"Elementary School Career Education - The Need, Basics, Examples, and Guidelines" -Mary Askew More...
"Character and Career Education Curriculum Proposal" -Sandy Rakich More...
"The Role of Character Education in Public Schools" -Jack O'Connell More...
Official Buckalope Elementary brand and Logo Merchandise now available! (Click Here)