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Writing picture books with young children


1 July 2017 (Sat)
9:30am – 12:30pm

Room 207
YMCA Education Centre
One Orchard Road, Level 2
Singapore 238824

Course Fee: $70.00
Eventbrite Registration Fee: $3.00

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Using picture books to tell stories is an important and effective way of reaching pre-schoolers.  In this workshop, you can invoke your imagination and creativity and make the best out of everything that happens in your life: bedtime, reading time, playtime etc to write a lively and entertaining story. Practise the techniques you are taught immediately by working on an online story-book creating platform: Story Jumper. This workshop is suitable for those aged 16 and above who play or work with children aged 4- 6 years of age.


  • What is a Picture Book? 
  • The importance of creating stories from young
  •  How to collaborate with pre-schoolers
  • Recording sleepy bedtime conversations: The least judgmental source of inspiration
  • Mishmash: Combining bits of favourite books into one story
  • Journalist junior: Creating stories from everyday life experiences
  • What makes a story? 
  • Creating a virtual picture book (using Story Jumper Note: participants should come with laptops and have Internet access. 

About the Trainer:

Registration Details

Capability Development Grant

The Capability Development Grant is open to individuals and organisations who have a strong track record of involvement in the arts at a professional level, and is able to demonstrate commitment to the long-term development of the arts in Singapore.

Kinokuniya Privilege Card Members

Kinokuniya Privilege card members can enjoy 10% off the workshop fee.
Please provide your membership number and workshop title to [email protected] for the discount code before online registration.

Minimum – Maximum Number of Participants: 15 – 25 pax

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and workshop fees must be paid before the workshop. If the minimum number of participants is not met for the class, the organisers will inform all participants about possible postponement and cancellation, two weeks before the workshop date.

Cancellation & Substitution

The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.

Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances (E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) . Those who inform us up to five (5) working days before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. Participants can also attend another course at the same value within the same year.

Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation, withdrawal and substitution policy and accept the terms contained therein.