Family Storyteller Program

Friday, October 1, 2010

Books, home activity packets, food, prizes and fun, all this and more is part of the Family Storyteller Program coming soon to Cherokee County

Iowa State University Extension and ADK Sorority are offering a family literacy program for parents and children ages seven and under. Family Storyteller can help parents prepare their children to succeed in school, watch their children grow in independence, get a special time with their children, and have fun enjoying books with their children, Parents will learn reading techniques and then practice reading books to their children, Fun language and craft activities will compliment the books and extend the learning.

The six weekly sessions are scheduled for Thursday evening on Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Nov. 4 and 11. Each session will begin at 5:15 p.m. with a light supper at the Roosevelt Elementary School in Cherokee. There is no cost to families to participate. Books, home activity packets, food, and childcare are all free of charge to participating families. Funding for this Family Storyteller Program is provided by grants from the ADK Sorority.

There is limited space available. You can pre-register by contacting Brenda Medick, Cherokee County Youth & 4-H Coordinator at the Cherokee County Extension Service at 225-6196.

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