Daniel is an educator and artist from South London. Here's a little about him, he has been in education for a number of years either in teaching or support roles. He loves what he does, as it's ultimately rewarding for him to make a difference to people lives though education.
Daniel’s passions are making all types of art and giving something back to local communities. He has successfully managed to put the two together and co form 'The Poetry Mix' a community performing arts open mic - based at multiple venues.
What Daniel plans to do is expand several creative workshops within our communities, for children and adults. Bringing his talents in story telling, creative writing and the visual arts.
What are the Benefits of Storytelling Classes
1. Nurtures Imagination & Creativity - Children's imagination and creativity are nurtured when they listen to stories. They listen to stories while imagining the characters, their emotions, expressions, narrative, setting, and so on. As their imaginations go wild with the story, the children ask a lot of questions.
2. Improves Communication Skills - Reading stories to children or developing a habit of reading stories to children will help them increase their vocabulary, learn new words, and express their thoughts, ideas, emotions, and feelings. Storytelling courses motivate kids to communicate more effectively and confidently.
3. Stimulates Curiosity - Curiosity is fostered in children through stories, which pique their interest as they anticipate what will happen next in the story, encouraging them to formulate questions. They become more observant, which aids their learning and development. Asking new questions assists students in developing new words to convey their thoughts. These storytelling classes will help kids ignite their curiosity.
4. Stories Can Make Your Child Empathetic - The importance of storytelling courses in developing an empathic youngster cannot be overstated. It's much easier to instill feelings and emotions in children through the characters in stories than it is to explain or lecture them about it. It can assist children in comprehending and controlling their own emotions like sadness, anger, jealousy, or more. So, it can teach kids to be more empathetic towards others.
5. Improves Focus & Patience - When someone reads a story to kids, they try to focus and enhance their concentration on the plot. They are engrossed in the stories because they do not want to miss the next section of the story. Through our storytelling classes, students build their focus and listening abilities. It also helps to boost memory since children retain minor information about the characters. They will be able to respond even if you ask them questions about the character.