Ken Northridge knows his ABC's when it comes to delivering positive theme shows for school assemblies. Ken has been serving New Jersey for over 35 years as ambassador and children's motivational speaker. He specializes in such topics as Just Say No to drugs, self-esteem, don't be a bully, and making right choices.
School Assembly Programs
Students experience entertaining lessons about the need for being friends, not bullies. Lessons include: The different types of bullying, the differences between bullies, victims and witnesses, six strategies for the victim to respond to the bullies, three ways witnesses can help, the long-term effect bullying has on its victims, and the qualities of friendship.
Amazing magic is used to teach young people about what it means to have character and why its so important to becoming successful. Many routines are based on the six pillars of character education (Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Caring, Fairness, and Citizenship). Lessons include: Conflict resolution, anger management, choosing friends wisely, persistence--an Abe Lincoln Story, positive thinking, and more.
Ken motivates students to make healthy choices in their diet. There are visual and fun demonstrations with fruits, vegetables, healthy beverages, and healthy snacks. Plus, the magical effect that exercise has on the body and mind.
Demonstrating the dangers of drug abuse in a visual and interesting way. Lessons include: What is addiction? What do inhalants do to your brain? Why self-esteem is important, the effects of tobacco products on your body and your life, the“multiplying” problems of alcohol and more.
All the best magic and comedy routines from Ken’s 35 years of performing experience. There are many big surprises exclusive to this show and is perfect for rewarding students for academics, attendance, or behavior. Great for special holidays too. It’s Just for Fun!
Children experience magical and visual demonstrations about how reading can be fun and rewarding. Books such as "The Ugly Duckling," and "The Velveteen Rabbit,” and many more are brought to life with the children participating on stage. Plus, a special motivating routine about the humble beginnings of nationally renowned brain surgeon Doctor Ben Carson. REINFORCES the COMMON CORE STANDARDS!
All assemblies run 45-minutes, include a rabbit and doves, musical routines,
lots of audience participation and are designed for grades K-8.
Blending Magic with a Positive Message
Dovetail Presentations, 261Terry Lane, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
What other educators have wrote:
Doves and Rabbits Appear!
All Assemlies are:
-Our most popular program for over 12 years!
-A staple in your
Character Education curriculum.
-Motivating children to
-Every generation needs to learn.
-The Mission is Magical
Listen to what recent clients
say about these programs.
With Northridge's magic, the learning is fun! With his comedy and audience participation its remembered! And because its Ken Northridge it's positively motivating!
School Assembly Quick Links
"The entire school has had a very enthusiastic response to your presentation. It truly was outstanding: excellent content/message on character and your magic act was second to none."
-Janet Schuler, Principal
Jackson Avenue School, Hackensack, NJ
All assemblies include the "Highly Praised" blend of fun and education.
Mary Ann Gustafson, School Counselor
Olivet Elementary School, Pittsgrove, NJ
“Students, staff, and administration are still talking about your exceptional show! Your "magic with a message" delivery is right on target and very effective.
Caryn Oliver, Team Leader
Burlington County Elementary School Campus
" The show was truly fantastic and the children enjoyed themselves emmensly. This year, we are focusing stongly on our new Character Education Program, as well as a "No Bullying" mission in our school. Your program was a wonderful reinforcement of these important messages, and was presented in a fun and "magical" way that the students could certainly relate too.
The feedback I received from both students and staff was very positive, and thought you intgrated message with magic in a very effective way. We would be happily have you return to our school in the future and thank you again for a wonderful show".
-Cyndi Gibbons, School Counselor
Lindenwold School #5
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School Assembly Testimonial
The No Bully Magic Show
Virginia Galizia, Principal
Alexander Hamilton Academy, Paterson, NJ
Additional assemblies on the same date and location are $250.
Dennis Cesare, LPC
Kresson School, Vorhees, NJ
There may be a travel fee outside of South Jersey.
Ken brings his award winning magic to the subject of science! Electricity, Physics, Earth Science, Biology, Newton's laws and much more are explored with audience members helping in the demonstrations. There are many surprises like the appearance of a live rabbit and doves, and the show concludes with an amazing effect that defies the law of gravity! REINFORCES the COMMON CORE STANDARDS!
-Demonstrating the Magic of Science.