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Jade’s Hip Hop
Episode 143

On this episode of WONDERAMA, dance, healthy cooking and the Questions of the Day are highlighted. Master Chef Jr Cydney Sherman has recipes that she has adapted preparing meals in a dairy free and gluten free household. In the Wonderama kitchen, she presents a healthy bubble tea using tapioca pearls, fresh mango juice, strawberries, and coconut milk. WONDERAMA viewers are also treated to some special dance performances. The show opens with the Jade’s Hip Hop Academy performing to a mash-up track called “Girl Problems”. These dancers from Toronto, Canada are part of the only all Hip-Hop and street dance studio in that city. Also showcasing his dance skills is 13-year-old Merrick Hanna performing a zombie dance and then joined by David Osmond teaching our audience the moves from the Fortnite dance challenge. Circle of Pies and the Dog’s Dinner are the games that continue the fun. While the Questions of the Day deal with the largest island nation in the world (Greenland) and the smallest (the Republic of Nauru in Micronesia)

Jade’s Hip Hop
Episode 143

On this episode of Wonderama, dance, healthy cooking and the Questions of the Day are highlighted. Master Chef Jr Cydney Sherman has recipes that she has adapted preparing meals in a dairy free and gluten free household. In the Wonderama kitchen, she presents a healthy bubble tea using tapioca pearls, fresh mango juice, strawberries, and coconut milk. Wonderama viewers are also treated to some special dance performances. The show opens with the Jade’s Hip Hop Academy performing to a mash-up track called “Girl Problems”. These dancers from Toronto, Canada are part of the only all Hip-Hop and street dance studio in that city. Also showcasing his dance skills is 13-year-old Merrick Hanna performing a zombie dance and then joined by David Osmond teaching our audience the moves from the Fortnite dance challenge. Circle of Pies and the Dog’s Dinner are the games that continue the fun. While the Questions of the Day deal with the largest island nation in the world (Greenland) and the smallest (the Republic of Nauru in Micronesia)

Jig Factory
Episode 144

Exciting performances are the norm on the next WONDERAMA along with the Questions of the Day and a Kid Toy reviewer. We are joined by a 14-year-old Rapper from Atlanta, King Roscoe to perform his single “Way Up”. This episode of WONDERAMA begins with Jig Factory, a group of 12 dancers from Ridgewood, New Jersey. They performed a modern Irish step dance to “Timber” by Pitbull ft. Ke$ha. The fun continues with today’s games, Circle of Pies and Bucket Head Splat. The Questions of the Day focus on the beginnings of higher education in the United States. Which was the first college in the U.S.? (Harvard in 1636). Which was the first historically black college? (Cheyney in 1837). WONDERAMA is joined for a toy demonstration by Maya Weitz. She is a Kid Toy reviewer for TTPM (TOYS, TOTS, PETS & MORE) and on her own YouTube channel the SNEAK PEAK TOY REVIEW. She introduces and demonstrates several new toys for our WONDERAMA viewers.

Joyous String
Episode 145

Music is in the air on the next WONDERAMA with special performances along with a unique science experiment. Young scientist Chase Wiley teaches how cool science can be on his YouTube channel Science C. Things get really messy in this demonstration when the elements are mixed together to create Elephant Toothpaste, which is a foamy substance caused by the rapid decomposition of hydrogen peroxide by using potassium iodide as a catalyst. Just as messy are the games Circle of Pies and Banana Bath. Live performances are special on WONDERAMA. In this episode, we are pleased to present the Joyous String Ensemble a string quartet trained by the Joyous School of Music in New York City. We are treated to a medley of “Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran and “Firework” by Katy Perry. Rounding out the musical theme are Solar Sound Band a four-person pop-rock band from the New York area. They’re performed their single “Stephen Said”.

Boys to Bowties
Episode 146

WONDERAMA has something for everyone with Life Hacks, Step Dancing, Rap music, the history of inventions and our usual messy games. We are pleased to bring back a very special group of young men to our stage. From Atlanta, they are Dae-Twon’s Boys II Bow Ties. Joining us with their distinct entrance to “Bow Tie Man”. This step team is part of a program that endeavors to “Empowers Boys to Become Distinguished Leaders”. We are also joined by 14-year-old Rapper Que 9 from Detroit. He has over 9 million YouTube views. WONDERAMA is delighted to present a performance of his original song, “Memo”. The fun continued with games like Soccer Slopper and Circle of Pies. The Questions of the Day are all about inventions and light. Callie asks about the inventor of the light bulb (Thomas Edison). While Coco and Breezy talk about another famous American Benjamin Franklin and his work with electricity and the lightning rod. He also was the inventor of the aptly named Franklin stove and created bifocal glasses. Here from DreamWorks Life Hacks for Kids, we are joined by Gillian and her sister Angeline with easy to create organizational hacks. Staying with the theme of light and showing us their own inventions. The sisters demonstrate how to create Fun Light Hacks. That included the “Twinkle Twinkle Little Jar” and the “Twinkling Firefly Lamp” using common household items like Mason jars, LED lights, a glue gun and a bowl of marbles.

Marching Cobras
Episode 154

WONDERAMA goes to the dogs this week. There are also outstanding performances of both Hip-Hop dance and a drum line. Also, part of this episode is the Questions of the Day and some favorite games. The MARCHING COBRAS DRUMLINE and DANCELINE are part of a program that promotes leadership, teamwork, physical fitness and a strong focus on character development. WONDERAMA viewers are treated to live performance. The episode is concluded with a dance performance from MISSY FIREBALLS a trio from the Darcy’s Dance Studio in Mahopac, New York. This group members have appeared on ELLEN and in a Beyoncé music video. The trio dances a Hip-Hop performance to a Missy Elliot mashup. Our Questions of the Day deal with geography. Callie tells us that half of all the animals and plants in the world inhabit rain forests. She asks on which continent is the largest rain forest? Is it North America, South America or Africa? Covering three million miles it is the Amazon rain forest in South America. Staying with the theme, Coco & Breezy tell us that rain forest gets 80 inches of rain. Then ask, which continent does not contain a rain forest? Of course, it is Antarctica. Andy Krinner aka” The Dog Dad” on TTPM reviews four new dog toys with young people and their pets. These new items include the Nerf Tennis Ball Launcher, Zippy Paws Monkey Tug, SPOT Push N Pop and Star War Costumes for pets. The games on this episode are Circle of Pies and Bucket Head Splat.

Music #1
Episode 155

On this episode, we shake things up with some facts about earthquakes and WONDERAMA presents our first THE BEST OF MUSIC special episode. We are bringing back some of the best performers from earlier this season as we showcase the performing arts. Live performances are always special on WONDERAMA. The episode is off to a rousing start with a performance of original hip-hop and bluegrass mashup from the five-member Sleepy Man group. We are also joined by 14-year-old Rapper Que 9 from Detroit. He has over 9 million YouTube views. WONDERAMA is delighted to present a performance of his original song, “Memo”. As we stated the Questions of the Day deal with earthquakes. Callie begins asking which state records the most earthquakes (no matter how big or small) is it New Jersey, Oklahoma or California? As you might have expected, it is California. Specifically, Southern California experiences 10,000 or more every year. Coco and Breezy acknowledge that many know about the quakes in Los Angeles and San Francisco. But which city suffered the largest quake? It was 9.2 on the Richter scale in 1954 in Anchorage, Alaska. Also, in this episode, we are pleased to present the Joyous String Ensemble a quartet trained by the Joyous School of Music in New York City. We are treated to a medley of “Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran and “Firework” by Katy Perry. Then, Silento performs “Watch Me” for the WONDERAMA audience also showing off some of his special dance moves. He is an Atlanta based Rapper, who become a viral sensation with the release of this hit single, with over a billion views on YouTube. As our finale, “Me to Be Me” is performed by 16-year-old Country Music singer-songwriter Brennley Brown, who gained national fame appearing on THE VOICE.