FGLF 2018: 27th January AGES 5- 7 Children’s Programme
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Venue: Thomas Gall School
Time: 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Registration: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Mariah the Wonderer: Reading and Art Workshop
Mariah is an adventurous little girl who learns an important lesson about connecting with people who are different from her. Author Tahira Sheriff's reading will be followed by a workshop with Shimali Perera that allows you to explore the important themes of the book through art.
10:30 AM – 10:50 AM Refreshments
10:50 AM – 12:00 PM Call and Response
An introductory session, with Kimaya de Silva, to the African folklore tradition of call and response. Singing, Music and movement are vital components of this form, which focuses on building community ties through storytelling.
12:00 AM – 12:45 PM Lunch
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM Mahadena Mutta: Immersive story telling
Listen to a story about this much loved Sri Lankan folk character as you walk around and recreate the world he lives in. Using your imagination, you will be able enter the world of the story for an immersive experience with Tehani Chitty.
1:45 PM – 2:15 PM What We Did Today
Participants will share their memories from the day and record them through art in this wind down session guided by art therapist Shimali Perera.
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM Meditation
You're never too young to learn about the benefits of meditation and self-reflection in a final short session for the day conducted by drama therapist Tehani Chitty.