It is Story time! Story time can be fun as well as challenging, especially if reading is not something your little one is accustomed to. Starting as early as utero can be essential to the development of your child’s speech and vocabulary growth. Here are some simple tips and tricks to make story time fun and exciting for your little ones! Get children picture books with live bright and vibrant colors! Ask your child to tell you the story from looking at the pictures! This develops imaginations. Put a theme to your stories! Story times geared for special occasions and holidays will keep your little one informed of what is happening in the “grown up world”. For example, spooky stories for October and treasure hunts for March. Make reading fun! Let your child choose the book! Letting your children pick the book gives them a sense of inclusion and it…
Storytelling is a way to convey a message, to educate, to entertain, and to share a cultural experience by word of mouth as a narrative. Most importantly, it is an art and a form of expression that was shared amongst cultures prior to the introduction of writing. Stories were shared orally and were a way for individuals to use their imaginations and create characters with plots and points of view. Education status had no bearing. The ability to use your imagination, a joyful spirit and a purpose to share your story is all that is needed. It is common for music and dance to accompany storytelling, as evident in African folktales. African folktales derived out of the desire to keep the culture alive and to pass on values through word of mouth. African folktales taught lessons and gave children a sense of identity. This craft has been shared with the…
Literacy by definition and in its most simple form means, to read and write. But it’s much more than that Literacy matters. Literacy is the foundation to building your child’s imagination, to helping them to explore who they really are. In my new book, Purpose Finds his gift, that’s what you will find. Purpose is a young, vibrant little boy seeking to understand who he is through his imagination. His imagination gives him life and reason. Here, you will find 4 reasons why literacy should be the ultimate go-to for your child. 1. It helps your child to explore. One thing about children is that they love to observe, use their senses and ask questions—lots of questions. Sometimes as parents, we can be unaware of how healthy this is for their literacy development. Books and animated videos are enrichment tools that assist in taking your child’s imagination to the next…

"Purpose Finds His Gift", comes packaged as a hardcover booklet and a lovingly crafted animation video of the complete story.

Imagination comes to life in "Kafiya", the story of a little girl fascinated with the moon.