Animation knows no borders. It is a universal language that is immediately accessible to students of all ages worldwide. Animated characters helps students identify positive behavior and apply it to their own lives. This makes animation a powerful teaching and learning tool. We believe that animation is the most effective tool to teach students the skills needed to live happy, healthy, and successful lives.
“Sometimes my students don’t listen to me. But, they always listen to the animated character named Maria! If she says blueberries are a superfood and good for you, my students trust her and want to eat blueberries. No matter what.”
– Janelle Vargo, Intervention Specialist, Pre-K-4th Grade
"With Story Maker® the students will keep working and working on their writing. It is the first time I have seen students look at their writing and say: 'Nope, it's not ready yet; it's not good enough. I need to write it again.’"
– Tammy Jones, Principal Riverview Elementary, Snohomisch School District
"It was incredibly powerful for me to discover how animated stories make the 16 Habits come alive for students and how the animated characters have the power to inspire all children with learning experiences they can relate to."
– Dr. Bena Kallick, co-founder and director Institute for Habits of Mind
"I love your videos, my sister loves it too. Thank you! Can you please make some more?"
– Anonymous comment left on the WonderGrove Kids channel
"We learned early on that children identify with and care about Beamer. Successful educational series prove that unlocking a child's mind and emotions is through animated characters."
– Jerry Moe, National Director of the Betty Ford Center Children's Program