Sunday, 16 February 2014

EVENT - FREE Family Fundraiser!

Hi everyone!

Music Audio Stories have been invited to take part in a Family Fundraiser being organized by Healthy Planet next weekend!

Here are all the details:

Family Fundraiser

Saturday 22nd Feb, 2-5pm

Abbey Tavern, Kentish Town Road, NW1 9QB

"We’re Healthy Planet. You might know us from our national Books for Free project, where we rescue great books heading for landfill or pulping and give them away for free. We’ve given away millions of books to date, and now we need your help raising money to get more books to kids who can’t afford them- and we’ll also be collecting any old kids’ books at our drop off on the day. We’re inviting you to join us at our spring celebration of community in Camden". Healthy Planet

There will be:

• Storytelling
• Books drop-off
• Local businesses
• Games
• Entertainment
• Food and drink
• Prize Raffle
• Live Music by Jenny Hallam and Hywel Pothecary
• Face painting

Music Audio Stories will have a table stand where you can come and meet us, listen to our stories, buy Cds and badges and read and learn all about our stories.

Entrance is FREE for everyone and so all families, children and friends are very welcome. With all kinds of activities, some great raffle prizes for the adults and the chance to fancy dress as your favourite story book characters as well, it's going to be a great day!

We are so excited and hope to see you all there!

Anna-Christina

Learn about Healthy Planet here: https://healthyplanet.org/about/news/upcoming-events/item/819-springfundraiser14
Join our Facebook Event Page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1443080235925185/

Saturday, 8 February 2014

Story Time!

This week I had an absolutely brilliant time at Eagle Nursery doing a Music Audio Stories ‘Story Time’. This involves a mix of listening, drawing and drama and it was so much fun! It was a class of 14 2-4 year olds, so a challenge to keep their attention, but mission accomplished!

I played them ‘March of The Ants’ and it was great talking to them about the story after they had heard it. Sharing out the felt tips, pencils and crayons was a bit manic! I had brought these cute suitcases of colours but I couldn’t get them out of the packaging fast enough as they all rushed at me to get their colours! It was really quite funny! Then there wasn’t any time to pack them away, so they were pushed to one side in an untidy manor. Straight away I knew… I’d need a box instead for some fast colour action next time lol! To end, I got everyone to act out the story with me and I had them all up marching. Some of them wanted to hold my hand, it was adorable!

We’ve launched a new ‘Kids Corner’ on our website for all of the children’s drawings of ‘March of The Ants’ which you can see here: http://www.musicaudiostories.com/kids-corner.php
There’s also a lovely comment from the teacher that you can read there too. They were so impressed they want me to come every week! It’s not possible but I’m looking forward to going back there again next month with the second story ‘Chris the Caterpillar’.

I’ve always been great with kids but I never thought I would ever be doing things like this. What a fun way to spend a morning.

All in a days work for a Busy Bee…

Anna-Christina