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Wendy Duncan on Kamishibai and storytelling

Wendy Duncan and storytelling. Wendy was working as an English instructor on the beautiful island of Okinawa that Wendy first encountered Kamishibai. The literal translation is paper theatre.
· March 29, 2019

Wendy Duncan has worked in many different sectors in Childcare throughout the UK and abroad as well as being a manager of both a Family Centre in Central London and a Bilingual Nursery in North London. In addition, Wendy was employed as a peripatetic English Instructor in Okinawa, Japan.

It was when working as an English instructor on the beautiful island of Okinawa that Wendy first encountered Kamishibai. The literal translation is paper theatre.

Wendy is embarking on a journey to bring the paper theatre of Japan to a nursery near you.

In this interview, Wendy explains what Kamishibai is and its history; how to use it in a busy setting and with older children; tips on storytelling; the broad range of benefits, across multiple literacies; links with varies Early Years and other curricula.

To find out more about Wendy’s work, her website is here.

And she is on Twitter here: @TheSidlawHare

and Facebook here: @thesidlawhare

 

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