A Playdate with Books


Parent and Child Workshop

A Playdate with Books

Dr Jo-Ann Netto-Shek

Times Waterway Point

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Maximum 8 pairs of parent-child

In this exclusive session, language and literacy teaching specialist Dr Jo-Ann Netto-Shek will take your child and you on a fun playdate with books featuring "The Yummiest Cupcake" in the Read+Play series.

Suitable for children between the ages of 7 to 9, they will:

  • read the story with a parent.
  • explore ideas and build their vocabulary with guiding words.
  • discuss important values and qualities (eg. patience, creativity). 
  • discover their own voice and make informed choices.
  • engage in fun craft activities to reinforce learning. 

About the Read + Play series

For all children, play is the key to learning, the Read + Play series of books harnesses the power of literature through the innovation of play. With each story, children are guided through various Read and Play elements with their parents to immerse them in the story world experience and nurture a lifelong love for reading. 

About the specialist

Dr Jo-Ann Netto-Shek is a teacher educator with both classroom and curriculum development experience for the teaching of English at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels. She works with primary school English Language student teachers at the English Language & Literature Academic Group at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and is currently the BA (Ed) Curriculum Studies (English Language) coordinator.

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