Nurturing creativity is essential for a child's development-
it allows them to express themselves in ways that feel safe for them,
to push past fears and explore new things, and to find their
own voice as a creative individual.
Best known for her work with ABC Kids playing Hootabelle on the much-loved preschool program, Giggle and Hoot, Jemma is a children's music specialist, puppeteer and performer with a great passion for musical play and storytelling.
Born in Perth, Western Australia, Jemma spent her younger years delving into classical music, dance and musical theatre, leading to a vibrant and creative career in children's live performance and television.
Now Sydney based, Jemma can be found touring with Giggle and Hoot (ABC), Andy's Big Adventures (BBC) , her own storytelling shows under the name Little Jem Productions, or visiting early childhood centres to give fun, inspiring music classes.
Jemma has over 12 years experience teaching children of all ages, and holds a current Working with Children's Check
'Giggle and Hoot' - ABC Kids
'Cockadoodledoo!'- written by Jemma Armstrong for PreSchool Play,
Performed by Jemma and Verity Van Dams
Filmed at L&C Style Productions Studio, Calgary, AB Canada