Something really amazing happened at work this morning – a parcel arrived for Roo and the children of Otara all the way from Japan! Roo learnt that there is a group of students in Nagoya studying English, and they used an article featuring Roo as a teaching tool. Their lovely teacher sent a parcel of books to our library and an accompanying letter explaining how our programme ‘Reading With Roo’ was received by the Japanese students.
We are all pretty excited by this, and will use some of the books and the origami papers these school holidays to teach the Otara library kids some interesting things about Japan!
Roo thought it was great to listen to Veronica read again – she is such a lovely reader and makes a special effort to show Roo all the pictures as well!
Roo was most pleased to meet up with Aydenn again – and she chose a lovely selection of books to read. See you again soon, Aydenn!
Roo’s regular weekly appointment with some of the gorgeous kids from Bairds Kindergarten is a real delight. These budding readers always look forward to sharing their selection of books with Roo – and he always listens carefully to the stories they can create from the pictures and identifying of letters and words.
Sajge is always such an awesome reader and selector of fantastic books for Roo to listen to! We really appreciate your reading sessions Sajge!
Janet is just on a roll when it comes to reading – and she is really concentrating on making the reading sessions as special as possible for Roo – including showing him all the pictures and the characters in the book.