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Read, Play, Grow Series : Handa’s Surprise

General, Babies and Toddlers, Preschool

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Saturday, 11 January 2020 10:00 to 11:00
Venue: Mount Kelly International Preschool

Pack your imagination and come on board for a storytelling adventure!

We’re presenting a new workshop to introduce our Read, Play, Grow Programme. A fun way for children to engage with the English language through stories.

On this occasion, we will read Handa’s surprise by Eileen Browne, a beautiful and colourful story about friendship with a fun twist and plenty of new English words to learn. 

The Book

Handa puts seven delicious fruits in a basket to take to her friend, Akeyo. But as she walks, carrying the basket on her head, various animals steal her fruits. When she shares her basket with Akeyo, it's Handa who gets the biggest surprise.

Join us on our workshop to learn English and find out about Handa’s journey and her special surprise.


What is Read, Play, Grow Series?

An emergent literacy programme for children aged 3 to 6 years old, with immersion in a favourite and fun children’s story with interesting characters and a fascinating storyline, as well as make up their own.

What can children learn from the workshop?

Childhood is a time full of stories that enrich the imagination. During the Read, Play, grow series we use well-known and well-loved stories, and introduce the undiscovered. This integrated language and literacy workshop is designed for skill and knowledge building, as well as for the pure pleasure of enjoying a book. 

Children can pursue the learning of skills for speaking, reading and writing in English, in an environment that fosters the all-round development of the child. Activities include a combination of oral storytelling, drama, performance skills and writing activities.

What can parents learn from the workshops?

Parents can take part in and observe how young children learn to read and write. They will take away tips from our experienced teachers on how to support their child with language and literacy at home, as well as get involved in story time. Parents are sure to have a lot of fun with their child as they experience Mount Kelly’s philosophy and methodology and a British, play-based education.

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