Child month celebrates kids’ talents

| 05/05/2011

(CNS): During this year’s child month celebrations officials say they are focusing on children’s talents and achievements and pointing parents in the right direction when it comes to support agencies. The schedule of activities will include an art trek, 5k walk/run, a parent information seminar and a youth talent expo in order to sow off what local kids can do. For the entire month of May the Department of Children and Family services will be hosting and supporting events that tie in with the 2011 theme which ithas called Hands across Time ; encouraging parents and adults to participate in meaningful fun activities with children, and acknowledging children’s achievements in education, sports and more.

On Tuesday, 3 May the introduction of a new feature, Celebrity Reading Day, during which local ‘celebrities’ visited pre-schools and child-care centres to read with children and donate books to their libraries. Not necessarily the kind of celebrities the children would necessarily recognise but the governor and the speaker from the LA, did their part when they joined Cayman27’s Donna Bush; YCLA recipient Collin Anglin; Miss Teen Cayman Leanne Ritch; and Miss Cayman Cristin Alexander to read from books donated by Mary Adam of Hobbies and Books

For a copy of May’s Child Month activity schedule, visit www.gis.ky or call Laurel Fraser on 938-1866.

 

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