Childcare practitioners will learn how the development of early
literacy skills - through interactive experiences with books and
stories - is critically important to a child's success in learning to
read.During this workshop participants will:
Learn about songs, dances, & games appropriate for young children from around the world.
Learn about clothing in other countries.
Make musical rhythm instruments from around the world.
Make a multicultural flannel board. Investigate stories
reflecting folktales from European and Asian backgrounds.
Brainstorm a list of intergenerational activities.
Acquire a multicultural booklist of picture books useful in program planning.
This training will fulfill 2 hours of the Department of Public Welfare
training requirements and meet the Core Body of Knowledge Level 2 Area
K3 C2 32 and the Pennsylvania Early Learning Standard 9.1 Production
and Performance, 2.9 Geometry, and 1.3 Reading Comprehension. $10.00 Materials fee payable at time of registration.