Not everyone knows about the Greek mythology but there are millions out there who want to know more and more about it. To reach out to those millions, the immensely talented Helen Slater has come up with yet another genius piece called Myths of Ancient Greece, which will educate children and young adults about Greek Mythology.
After acting in all those unforgettable movies like Supergirl, Ruthless People, The Secret of My Success, and portraying some exciting characters, she forayed in to the world of television and debuted in ABC Afterschool Special “Amy & the Angel “and continued her television stint with Capital News, Smallville, The Lying Game, etc. After
co-founding the New York theater group, The Naked Angels, she also starred in Grease, Shakespeare and Friends and many other Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre plays. With her musical and singing career spanning across two decades, this super-gifted prodigy is also actively involved into child education and Myths of Ancient Greece proves just that.
For children and young adults to learn about Greek mythology in easy, exciting and likable way, Helen Slater has sprinkled the album with lots of rhymes, songs and narrations so that the children enjoy the learning and get entertained. With extraordinary singing and music capabilities, Helen Slater has incorporated a very musical and pleasant opening introduction of the album which starts with an appealing song which names the twelve Greek Gods and Goddesses residing on Mount Olympus. The stories in the album are so beautifully woven that children can easily comprehend what happens, why it happens, what is right and what is wrong.
Helen Slater has a keen ear and an inclination to music, especially children’s music that makes this album touch the chord in children, which makes them, craving for more. The parents are equally delighted to see something so musical and entertaining and still being informative and educating been presented to their children. The album has five separate stories and Slater herself ardently narrates each story. This makes it an excellent learning module to understand complex situations. Each story is also accompanied with a perfect song in Helen’s melodious voice.
With a deep knowledge and experience in acting, music and narrations, Helen Slater does a commendable job by making a perfect blend of all the three fields of expertise in this children’s music album on Greek mythology because with children, education by entertainment is what we are looking at.
I thoroughly enjoyed it myself, and as a parent with both kids of my own as well as Godchildren, this would make a great holiday gift. Get your copy at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-myths-of-ancient-greece/id697431970