October Smithers StoryWalk Features Halloween Theme – Smithers Interior News


This month’s Smithers StoryWalk got a lot of attention, of the fun kind, with its Halloween theme.

StoryWalk in Smithers is a fun and free family activity for young children to wander through the pages of a deconstructed children’s book and enjoy reading a wonderful story together outdoors,

The October StoryWalk runs until November 3.

Located across from Walnut Park Elementary School, along the fences, is the New Story In a haunted house, by Alyssa Satin Capucilli.

Many of the story walk activities this month also follow a Halloween theme, but are also directly tied to the story.

StoryWalk combines the early literacy fun and benefits of reading children’s books aloud with all the joys and health benefits of walking and playing outdoors together.

It is accessible to everyone and is an activity that parents can do with their children on their own schedule, without having to register, book a time or pay a fee.

When you’ve finished the story, head to the Northwest Child Development Center to pick up a free activity kit for kids to do at home. The center is located at 1471 Columbia Drive and is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

New activity kits are created for each book.

Enter the raffle for a chance to win a copy of each book. Multiple entries are encouraged – submit one each time you do StoryWalk. Instructions are at the end of the StoryWalk board

StoryWalk kits are available for nonprofit community groups to borrow for free, and the Smithers Community Services Association (SCSA) will give you everything you need to set up a temporary StoryWalk inside or outside your home. own manufacture, all you have to do is put it on top.

StoryWalk is brought to you by the Literacy Outreach Program of SCSA and Childcare Resource & Referral of the Northwest Child Development Center.

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StoryWalk outside Walnut Park School in Smithers, pretend to “swim” to the next page and gallop like horses to the next. (Facebook picture)


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