Lee M. Drescher developed the Treasure Time concept from a deep understanding of childhood learning processes gained from more than a decade of teaching and working with young children.


Mrs. Treasure will be doing weekly story hours on Facebook, You Tube and her website. Along with reading a picture book, she will present corresponding activities and lots of songs for kids to sing along and dance to. Each show will be about 30 minutes.

Week May 4: Duck and Egg
Week May 11: Plant Your Garden
Week May 18: Yes, We Can
Week May 25: The Kapok Tree


February 2020
Lee Drescher will be attending the Kidscreen Conference in Miami to market Treasure time for TV and streaming.

February & March 2020
10 story programs at ELC and Head Start


Spring 2019
20 programs in New Bedford preschools, funded by Eastern Bank

February 2019
Early Learning- 5 Snow Bear Programs
North Star- 5 Snow Bear programs

April 2019
North Star- 5 Bunny/Duck Programs

May 2019
ELC, 5 Garden Programs

June 2019
Arts Alive- Falmouth, Thunderstorms bring rainbows and flowers

October 2019
ELC, New Bedford, Animals get ready for Winter, 5 classrooms

December 2019
Redbird and the Evergreen tree at FCTV


January 2018
Snow Bears at Falmouth Head Start, 3 classrooms

February 2018
Snow Bears at PACE Head Start, 4 classrooms

March 2018
Presenting a Workshop at Bristol Community College featuring the demonstration of two story hours, Duck and Goose, and The Parrot Tico Tango

May 2018
Yes We Can at FCTV
Animal Parade at Buttonwood Park Zoo for Father’s Day Celebration in New Bedford

July 2018
Talent Show at Chapoquoit Yacht Club

August 2018
Dory Story at Early Learning Child Care in New Bedford, 5 classrooms, a story about local fish and the ocean food chain.

October 2018
Little people’s College- Jumpstart, Beautiful, about colors and rainbows
Early Learning Child Care, 4 classrooms

December 2018
Christmas Stocking at FCTV


Treasure Time is seeking funding to expand programs in New Bedford and South Coast communities, as well as continuing in Boston.

February  2017
Treasure Time announcing an upcoming play @ FCTV station in conjunction with FCTV youth producers. Details on this exciting opportunity for young actors (including some from the December 2016 production) to follow. – Falmouth, MA

March 20-21,  2017
Treasure Time Spring Program tryouts for the play about Gerald the Giraffe – West Falmouth, MA

Summer 2017
Talent Show at Chapoquoit Yacht Club

October 2017
Jumpstart Story Hour at PACE Head Start in New Bedford, 4 classrooms
Jumpstart Story Hour at New Bedford Public Library- Quackers, a cat and duck story

December 2017
Christmas Owl at FCTV


December  2016
Treasure Time Christmas Play @ FCTV “A Friend For Christmas” – Falmouth, MA

October 27, 2016
Read For The Record, “The Bear Ate Your Sandwich”  Treasure Time book reading program in 4 Head Start classrooms – New Bedford, MA

August 10, 2016
Treasure Time celebrating the Summer Reading Program – Southworth Library in Dartmouth, MA

June 18, 2016
Arts Alive – Falmouth on Cape Cod. MA

Treasure Time will be in the Library Tent on the beautiful grounds in front of the Falmouth Public Library. Mrs. Treasure will be reviewing her favorite books for Summer Reading and presenting songs and activities to go with them. Children who attend will have a chance to be on stage with Mrs. Treasure, to sing and dance to original songs which relate to the featured stories.

This program will be presented at local libraries inspiring Summer Reading. On August 10, Treasure Time will be celebrating the Summer Reading Program at the Southworth Library in Dartmouth.

March 29 & 30, 2016
Bunny & Duck Program, 8 classes – South Boston, at West Broadway, Orton Marotta and The Tierney Center – MA

A delightfull 20-30 minute story hour in 8 Head Start classrooms.

March 15 & 16, 2016
Bunnies & St. Paddys Day, 9 classes

February 8-11, 2016
Kidscreen Conference – Miami, FLA

February 2 & 3, 2016
Head Start Programs – Polar Bear Program, 9 classes – South Boston, MA

January, 2016
Head Start Programs – Boston, MA


December, 2015 and January, 2016
A Bakers Dozen, a recorded performance of the 2015 Treasure Time Christmas Program on FCTV Channel 13 – Falmouth, MA

December, 2015
A Christmas visit to Mrs. Connolly’s class at the South Boston Catholic Academy – South Boston, MA

October, November and December, 2015
(8) Head Start Programs – Boston, MA

June 19-21, 2015
Arts Alive Festival – Falmouth, MA

June 7-10, 2015
Banff World Media Festival, Global Content Creation and Development Market. The Banff World Media Festival brings together a wide-ranging cross-section of television and digital media professionals from around the world, for a totally unique experience. – Rockie Mountains, Canada

February 21-26, 2015
Kidscreen Summit, annual conference for the children’s entertainment industry – Miami, FL

2015 monthly
Head Start Programs – Boston, MA

Treasure Time Programs serve as teaching models, which demonstrate the reading of a picture book along with songs, creative movement, and related art activities. Programs also have components of Math and Science, thus comply with requirements for STEAM (Science & Technology, interpreted through Engineering & the Arts, all based in Mathematical elements).