Sukey highlights how to make an Apples felt board to stimulate creative thinking, tactile awareness, counting, and eye-hand coordination. The featured rhyme is ‘Five Golden Apples’ from her award-winning song and video.
Sukey Molloy began working with children in 1985 and embarked upon her career as a children’s music performer and recording artist nine years later. Growing up, Sukey studied dance and piano at the Hartford Conservatory of Music. She went on to train and perform as a professional modern dancer in New York City and became a member of the Solomon’s Company Dance, performing and touring with the company in NYC and Florida. Following her dance career, and with children of her own, Sukey went on to study Developmental Movement with former Olympian, Garland O’Quinn, Ph.D., and Infant Development with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. Sukey has designed and taught music and movement programmes in libraries, nursery schools, after-school programmes, and elementary schools, and, in 2005, launched her own, Nyack, NY-based PlayMove&Sing programme of classes and teacher training workshops.