Unique tales begin at Putney, Southfields and Wandsworth Libraries
Teacher Sinead supports Learn To Love To Read
A Wandsworth based literacy charity, Learn To Love To Read, has launched a series of ‘Story Walks’ in the area to get local children reading more.
These interactive adventures, with chapters of the story situated on a trail around the town for the children to find, provide an exciting way for them to get into books.
The stories have been specially written for Learn to Love to Read by a local author and our Story Spinner, Julie S Sharp. There are 3 stories, each beginning at a local library: The Panama Frog at Putney Library, The Ninth Ninja at Southfields Library and The Wandle Worm at Wandsworth Town Library.
The chapters of the story can be accessed by scanning a QR code on a smartphone which then will bring up a youtube video of a chapter, read aloud. There is also a flyer that can be collected from the library with activities and questions for the children to complete as they embark upon the trail.
More information can be found by visiting the charity’s website, Learn2love2read.org.uk
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August 27, 2021