How can we create playful experiences for young children that are purposeful and productive?
A team of ISTA theater artists and educators flew into Singapore from Brussels, Beijng, Los Angeles, Sydney, New Zealand and the UK to converge at an ISTA lower primary school festival hosted by Rachael Mweti of Nexus International School. They transformed the auditorium into the Enchanted Woods utilizing a play-based model shared by Artistic Director, Debra Kidd that ignited the children’s imagination through inquiry, iterative, interactive and active experiences.
“The goal of the festival is to create a joyful and playful experience for the students that they can also share with their parents,” shared Debra who has a doctorate in education and is the author of three books on education and creativity.
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