Magic Mama Eco-Edutainer
Through art and music, Magic Mama educates about our relationships with the world, each other, and the wonders of nature in entertaining ways
“LIVELY MUSIC, EMPOWERING LYRICS, ENVIRONMENTALLY EDUCATIONAL, AND INTERACTIVE FUN!” ~ Natural Life Magazine, New York
Magic Mama (Kjersten Hallin) has toured internationally as an Eco-edutainer for over two decades, performing her original, interactive music as a live-looping songstress. Kjersten has over 30 years of experience as an educator, including home-schooling her own two children. She has recorded 3 full-length albums of original music inspired by her love of the Earth, is a prolific “song catcher” and leads community singing events on Kalapuyan land in the Pacific Northwest.
Magic Mama and the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition are collaborating to educate the community about the importance of preventing wasted food to help slow climate change.
Listen to a version of her original song “Food too good to waste!”
No Food Left Behind Promo Trailer:
2023 Teacher Reviews:
“Wow! What an excellent, informative presentation! The students in my class learned so much, like the benefit of ‘take what you can eat and eat what you take’. I even shared the videos with my family.”
“Learning to take care of ourselves, each other, and our environment is an essential part of human existence. Magic Mama inspires students of all ages to understand how we are all connected and how we can be the change our world needs. I highly recommend inviting her to your class.”
Invite Magic Mama to your classroom!
Through her art and music, Magic Mama delivers a hope-filled message of love and respect for all of life, and inspires creative thinking and earth-friendly actions.
A fun, powerful and effective way to engage students in learning about challenging environment topics while promoting regenerative lifestyles. Here are some reasons why:
- Creativity: Incorporating music and art into ecological education provides students with a creative outlet for exploring environmental issues. It encourages them to think critically and express themselves in new ways.
- Emotional connection: Music and art can evoke emotions and create a connection between students and the environment. This emotional connection can motivate students to take action to protect the environment and promote sustainability.
- Holistic learning: Eco-edutainment can provide a holistic approach to learning about the environment. It can incorporate multiple intelligences and learning styles, including visual, auditory, and kinesthetic, which can make the learning experience more engaging and effective.
- Real-world relevance: By using music and art to explore environmental issues, students can see the real-world relevance of what they are learning. They can learn about the impact of environmental issues on their community and how they can take action to make a positive change.
- Collaboration: Collaborative projects can promote teamwork among students. It encourages them to work together to create a shared vision, which is crucial for building a regenerative future for all.
Overall, ecological education with music and art can be a fun, effective way to engage students in learning about the environment and promoting sustainability. It provides a creative and holistic approach to learning, which can help students develop a deep understanding of the importance of protecting the environment while helping to heal our human relationships with the web of life..