Macy Jaremus, 3.
Macy Jaremus, 3.

Gruffalo entertains kids with a special storytime

WHAT better way to enjoy your favourite book than to dress up as your favourite character?

That's exactly what kids got to do when they attended the Cannonvale Library's The Gruffalo-themed Special Story Time last Thursday.

Library assistant and event organiser Amber Burchell said the event was a great way to get children to mingle.

"(The kids) have all really enjoyed it and it's so nice to see them engaged," she said.

"It's something really close to me and I think it's really important to instil the love of reading to the children."

The kids enjoyed a reading of The Gruffalo before getting to make their very own Gruffalo masks.

Craft was the highlight of the day for Joshua Carr, 4, who said he loved "making the masks."

Also a huge book lover, Joshua thought storytime was loads of fun.

To make the day even better, kids got to dress up as their favourite character from The Gruffalo.

Lola Boorman, 4, jumped on board and wore mouse ears with whiskers drawn on her cheeks.

When asked what she thought about storytime, Lola was quick to answer.

"I loved it," she said.

She was especially excited for the picnic.

"I can't wait for the Gruffalo crumble," she said.

To finish off storytime, the kids got to enjoy a Gruffalo picnic with an assortment of yummy treats.

Usually held on Fridays, Special Story time will now be held every Thursday at the library.

For more information contact the Cannonvale Library on 4945 0200.


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