Better Kid Care: The Art of Picture Telling: Kamishibai

The intent of this lesson is to share with Early Care and Education teachers an alternative to typical storytelling using a book. Students will learn about the history of Kamishibai, how it was used in Japan, and how it is now being embraced by educators around the world.

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April 22, 2017, 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM


Tom Ridge Environmental Center/Erie

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To register for this event, go to the PAKeys Website.

Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Objective 1: Discover historical background of storytelling and ways to introduce cultural storytelling with children and other adults.
  • Objective 2: Apply this knowledge as they learn how to adapt a familiar/favorite story, song, poem, or their own creative idea to fit the Kamishibai style of picture telling (paper theater).

Fullfills: K5.6 K5.10 C2

The instructor for this class is Patty Graff.

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