18 years in the classroom teaching. Over 35 years as a Wolf trap Master teaching artist. Certified by Teaching Artist Institute a program of Young Audiences & MSAC. Approved Early Childcare Trainer - MSDE
Interactive teaching with movement, music and rhyme.
Three-time National Capital Region Emmy Award winner John "Kinderman" Taylor is nationally recognized for his innovations in educating, entertaining, and inspiring the imaginations of children, teachers and parents. Kinderman has been honored and recognized by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the National HeadStart Association for his work and approach in educating children. A Master Teacher at the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, Kinderman's approach is brought to life by incorporating movement, dance, rhyme, song, adventure, learning games, and stunning visuals into an interactive experience.
Graduate of Morgan State University Masters from Maryland Institute College of Art
Mr. John Taylor a.k.a. The Kinderman, is a three Time Emmy Award winning host, and former co-producer of ABC, Channel 2’s It’s Kindertime, and The Kinderman Show. Master Artist-in-Education with Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, and known as the “Pied piper of dance,” he has conducted interactive performances and workshops, for hundreds of thousands of students, families and teachers at schools and conferences around the country.