Workshop Details and Fees

Workshops for primary aged children that promote literacy & math in a fun and engaging way

Workshop A:  JK/SK Workshop based on the book titled, “We Are Colourful Friends”  (approx. 60 min.)

The Author/Illustrator of We Are Colourful Friends loves to share her book with children.  Click here to view YouTube video created by Sally, a 5 year old child that describes the Author/Illustrator’s visit as, “The best day ever!”

Sally

1.  Author/Illustrator reading the book using hand-held puppets

2.  Acting out the pages of We Are Colourful Friends 

3.  Together the children create a collage for the class

4.  Special guest appearance by one of the characters in the book eg. Ruby–a six foot tall sculpture of a red flamingo based on one of the characters in the book

***  Follow-up activity–Colouring sheets available 

Workshop B:  JK/SK Workshop based on the e-book titled, “Our Colourful Cookies” (approx. 60 min.)

1.  Author/Illustrator to read e-book

2.  Children to re-tell story

3.  Children to create (paper) cookies 

4.  Children to practice addition using cookies

5.  Class picture with the cookies

***   Follow-up Activity–Math & Literacy JK/SK worksheets available

Workshop C:  Grade 1 Workshop based on the e-book titled, “Our Colourful Cookies” (approx. 60 min.)

1.  Author/Illustrator to read e-book

2.  Children to read story using props

3.  Children to practice adding using foam cookies

4.  Special guest appearance by one of the characters from the book, “We Are Colourful Friends”

5.  Class picture with cookies

***   Follow-up Activity–Math & Literacy Grade 1 worksheets available

Workshop D. Grade 2 – 3 Author to focus on the process of creating of e-books based on the e-book titled, “Our Colourful Cookies” (approx. 90 min.).

1.  Author/Illustrator discusses the process of creating a print book versus an e-book

2.  Children are exposed to original artwork, electronic artwork, print proofs (drafts), press proofs, electronic proofs, final products, etc.

3.  Students complete worksheets which are then assembled into a class book.  

4.  Special guest appearance by one of the characters from the book, “We Are Colourful Friends”

Workshop E.  Grade 2 – 3.  Based on the e-book titled, “The Garden of Love” (approx. 90 min.).

1.  Author/Illustrator to read e-book.

2.  Author/Illustrator to review her process in creating her text and illustrations.

3.  Writing exercise for students.

 

2016 – 2017 Workshop Fees *

First Class at School:  $149.00.  Each additional class:  $99.00.

Cost of materials:  $12.00 per class.

* Fees quoted at time of booking will be honoured.  Fee schedule subject to change without notice.

N.B. Workshops are presented to one class at a time.

COMING:  Fall of 2017

We Are Colourful Friends Tour

First stop:  Richmond Hill, ON

Eleven sculptures based on the characters in the popular children’s book titled, “We Are Colourful Friends”.

Tour Fee:  TBD

 

 

For additional information and/or to arrange a book presentation simply click here and complete our confidential form.

(* Workshop fee includes travel within the GTA.  Additional fees may apply for workshops outside of the GTA.)