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Strategic use of picture books to empower learning and parent-child relationship

Strategic use of picture books to empower learning and parent-child relationship

Date: 2019/11/2 (Saturday)
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Tsuen Wan Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Speaker: Dr Han Chung Wai, Christina
Senior Lecturer II, Dept of Early Childhood Education,
Faculty of Education and Human Development, The Education University of Hong Kong
Organiser: Jointly organised with the Education University of Hong Kong
Remarks: Conducted in Cantonese. Free admission by reservation. Reservation for the talk starts on 18.10.2019 (Fri) and can be registered online at this website or made by calling the library. Seats are limited. Each person may reserve only one seat for each talk. First-come-first-served.
Enquiry Telephone Number: 2490 3891

Some parents spend long time with their mobile phones and digital devices rather than spending fun time with their own children. Some parents find it difficult to start the conversation with their children on certain issues, such as healthy eating habit or sex education. Some parents do not know what the favourite toys, games and cartoon characters of their children are. It is vital to build and develop a strong positive parent-child relationship as early as possible. Strategic use of picture books with young children will effectively enhance children's learning and improve parent-child relationship. In this seminar, the following points will be discussed: 1. Principles of selecting appropriate picture books; 2. Effective strategies of using picture books; 3. 3S in parent-child read aloud; 4. Homemade playful picture books.