PHILIPSBURG:---The Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) in collaboration with the University of St. Martin (USM) will be hosting their annual puppet show for children ages 4 to 10 year old at the library on Tuesday 15th of March 2016, from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.
The puppet show is an assignment from the USM’s Children’s Literature Class.
The students teachers have not only learn how to prepare and execute puppet shows but also how to perform in front of a live audience.
Findings has suggest that puppet shows may be an effective means of reinforcing existing knowledge and communicating new information.
The aspiring student teachers will be preforming a total of 4 shows:
“From Bully to Friendly”: performed by Sharina Kalmera- Bryson,
Esther Louis-Jean, Tashana Samuels, Victoria Nelson, Audra Hyman.
, “Bring back my Booker” performed by: Oneida Arrindell, Vania Maynard, Miranda Richardson, Ahlina Gario.
, “Little Red Riding Hood”: Lucinda Gumbs, Chelsea Richardson,Sandrine Labardy, Reshma Khudan
“Why frogs have no tails”: Lerissa Rey, Shevonne Richardson, Dionela Casperson, Kiran Manglani.
Children on St. Maarten are not usually exposed much to puppet shows and literacy on all levels is our core components and with these goals in mind the interactive performance will be taken place this Tuesday March 15th. We are encouraging all children to come out and enjoy this event.