McDougall Park Community Kindy’s Tell Me A Story to see kindy transformed into magical world


Parent Clare Menck with Rachael Noonan (4), Tessa Keady-Parry (4) and Jonathan Brockman (4).
Parent Clare Menck with Rachael Noonan (4), Tessa Keady-Parry (4) and Jonathan Brockman (4).

McDOUGALL Park Community Kindy will turn its focus to the power of story telling at its free event Tell Me A Story, on March 17, from 9am-1pm.

As part of the City of South Perth’s arts, events and culture program, the kindy will be transformed into a magical world where participants will be encouraged to tell and share their narratives with others through music, puppets, dress-up, treasure hunts, crafts and more.

Event organiser Clare Menck said the theme aimed to tap into the idea of creativity and imagination, which are at the core of kindergarten’s operation.

“Imagination is crucial to early childhood development and stories are a vehicle for that,” she said.

“They lay the ground work for learning and invite children into wanting to read and build an inquiring mind.”

With more than 15 activity zones, the event will cater to children from ages 2-9.

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