Workshops for Schools and Nurseries 2020

JoJo Gnome’s Literacy Workshops for Nursery and P1

“One of the best things I’ve seen in school in a long time!” Heather Sudden, Principal Teacher St Benedict’s Primary, Glasgow. 

 Twitter @MrFeist – Great to see again today – first met her when she worked with the infants in and now that I’ve moved to , I got to see her again! If you want an enthusiastic & inspirational author to visit your wee ones, is the person!

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We have 3 fantastic JoJo Gnome Literacy workshops to offer you, in your primary school or nursery, in 2020. Slots are limited… so book up soon. This year the sessions will be for schools based with in the Central belt area of Scotland (or reasonable travel from Glasgow). Travel out with the Glasgow area will have travel costs added. All of the JoJo Gnome workshops maps to the Scottish Early Years Curriculum (more details here).

The workshop is designed for one class of 30 children. There are prices for a single workshop/ a morning session (2 w’shops)/ whole day. Sessions last 45mins approx.

Please email jojognome@gmail.com for availability and prices.

Early Level Literacy Workshop – JoJo Gnome Book based workshop

The book this literacy workshop is based around is JoJo Gnome and the Cake Contest.

The pupils will meet JoJo Gnome (the puppet) and be set a series of fun challenges. These will include sound and smelling quizzes. The class will also be read ‘JoJo Gnome and the Cake Contest’ and invited to visit “Sound Town”, where there’s a chance to meet the exciting characters that live there and try out some dancing.

The session is rounded off with a demonstration of digital art and you see how Jo draws JoJo Gnome. Your class will have the picture for your wall.

Buy JoJo Gnome books for schools

 

Early Level Literacy Workshop – JoJo Gnome Book based Sound workshop

The book this literacy workshop is based around is JoJo Gnome and the Sound Machine.

Enjoyment of sound is at the centre of this workshop so we will be making sounds, guessing sounds and experimenting with sounds. The class will also be read ‘JoJo Gnome and the Sound Machine’. Pupils will be invited to visit “Sound Town” where there’s a chance to meet the interesting characters that live there and try out some dancing. The class will also meet JoJo Gnome (the puppet).

The session is rounded off with a demonstration of digital art and you see how Jo draws JoJo Gnome. Your class will have the picture for your wall.

Buy JoJo Gnome books for schools

Early Level Literacy Workshop – Sow & Grow Story based workshop (JoJo Gnome & the Scarecrow)

This workshop is based round the story of ‘JoJo Gnome and the Scarecrow’.

  • Listen to the story JoJo Gnome & the Scarecrow
  • Join in and make your very own growing story.
  • Move around to music as we plant our own garden.
  • Take part in the growing quiz
  • Meet JoJo Gnome – the puppet.
  • Have your own JoJo Gnome drawing for the class created digitally at the workshop by Jo Hall.
  • We will leave you with a post workshop story challenge. Have your work displayed on JoJo Gnome’s website.

 

Please email jojognome@gmail.com for more information.

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Comments from teachers about past workshops

“I have had the pleasure of doing several workshops with Jo. Her workshops are exciting and engaging and I am always blown away by how much she achieves in such a short period of time.”   (Rachel Allen Primary Teacher, Strathblane, Scotland)

“Thank you to JoJo Gnome for an inspirational week of digital literacy exploration. Through social media we were captivated into a world of imagination and adventure. The pinnacle was when JoJo Gnome & the Sound Machine came to nursery for the day to finish our stories and make movies together. Haste ye back! “(Kate O’Neill, Head of Cornton Nursery, Stirling, Scotland)

Please note: Cancellations fees will apply