Dr. Dan and the Healthy Plan
Written by Checkers the Inventor co-owner and pediatric resident physician Danny Hamilton MD, this assembly covers the core elements of living a healthy lifestyle. Through interactive games, demonstrations, and challenges, Checkers shares Dr. Dan’s 5 Tips for a Healthy Life to inspire children to make their health a priority and work to improve it daily.
Runtime: 45 Minutes
Target age Range: 3-12
Learning Objectives: Healthy eating, exercise, spending time outside, proper sleep, reading
Dr. Dan: Our Co-Owner and writer, Dr. Daniel Hamilton, is a pediatric resident physician. Due to his background in entertainment is uniquely qualified to write a performance that is as enjoyable as it is informative.
Memorable Characters: Checkers, Snoozer, and all other associated characters are fully realized characters with personalities. They have been created as role models that children can relate to and connect with in a way that lasts beyond the 45 minute performance.
Storyline: The show features an original storyline that the children can follow and engage in. The storyline format also increases attentiveness.
Custom Set and Props: Our performance features
a custom, airbrushed props that provide a visually appealing, unique design to our program. This program features props associated with a healthy lifestyle, helping to truly theme the performance.
After Show Activities
No Checkers the Inventor program is complete without after show activities. These activities build on the engagement formed in the live show and provide truly educational learning materials.
Heathy Tracker: Kids will be given access to our healthy lifestyle chart after the performance. This chart tracks their ability to follow the 5 healthy topics introduced in the 45 minute show.
Online Videos: Booking this live performance gives you access to a series of 5 online videos that tie in with the live performance. They build on the topics and dive deeper into the subject matter. For this performance the videos will be about, eclipses, planetary rotation, making bubbles at home, space food, and energy/electricity.
Children's Book: Our upcoming children's book will serve as a direct tie in to this program. We donate two copies of our book to whichever establishment books our performance. The children will also have an opportunity to bring their own copy of the book home with them. The book is intended to lessen children's fear of going to the doctor among other things.