Join Jamaica Bob as he transports you and your students to the West Indies on an amusing musical tour. Along the way you’ll experience engaging songs, educational content and active participation through a spicy blend of music and culture.
Calypso for Kids highlights the music, language, geography and cultures present in the Caribbean Islands. The musical styles include calypso, reggae, cha-cha and soca, all of which are indigenous to the Islands.
Jamaica Bob keeps the students attention as he encourages them to listen so they can have fun—especially the up front fun where they have to answer questions based on the programs content.
Your students may be smiling and singing as they leave but more importantly, they will have learned that culture can be fun!
In this video, you’ll hear JamaicaBob describe his beginnings into music and the arts.
Listen as JamaicaBob describes Calypso for Kids and what you can expect in his show.
Caribbean Christmas (K-8)
This holiday-themed presentation features fun and intriguing arrangements of traditional European carols and also showcases the West Indian perspective on the season of Noel. You’ll hear songs from Jamaica, Bahamas, Trinidad, Puerto Rico and Cuba.
Jamaica: My Island in the Sun
This assembly focuses entirely on the peoples and culture of Jamaica Bob’s birthplace. The students will come away with the knowledge that even if you’re small, you can have a big impact on the world. They’ll learn of famous Jamaicans and Jamaican-Americans as well as mento, ska and reggae favorites.
Born to Win (K-8, 9-12)
You’ll want to choose this assembly when you’re looking for speaking-based program. Using the title ‘Born to Win,’ JamaicaBob speaks on Student Success and Bullying. This can be scheduled by the day should you have multiple classes or events where students visit with multiple guest speakers.
Performance fees range from $400 – 700 depending on how many performances your school wants. Travel expenses vary from being included to part or all of air or drive costs.
Digital versions are also available. Click to inquire about availability.