Korean Storytime 한국어 스토리타임
Friday, October 12th at 3:30 pm
New York Public Library: St. Agnes Library
444 Amsterdam Ave., NYC
*For Korean speaking children of all ages (Knowledge of Korean not required)
Korean Cultural Center New York and NYPL: St. Agnes Library co-present Korean Storytime.
Join us as we read Korean stories, songs, and rhymes! Korean Storytime will include a reading Korean books (with English translation or explanation) and children will get to learn parts of Korean songs to get a better sense of the language. This special program will also include an additional hands-on learning experience. Knowledge of Korean is suggested, but not required; families welcome!
Theme for October 12th, 2018: The Hungry Caterpillar
For October’s Korean Storytime, students will get to hear two different versions of The Very Hungry Caterpillar (in Korean and English) and also follow a Korean storybook titled “The Ladybug and the Butterfly.” We will learn 3 different Korean playtime songs and also get to make your very own butterfly out of tissue paper!
About the Instructor: Ahhyun Kim
Ahhyun Kim graduated with a degree in Early Childhood Education in Korea and also studied Psychology at Hunter College in New York. She is also pursuing additional studies in Special Education. Ahhyun Kim was an instructor at a preschool in Korea for 8 years, and after moving to New York, taught Korean language at a Korean school for 7 years. She also has experience with pre-kindergarten students at a special education academy, especially in the areas of speech and occupational therapy. In November, she will begin teaching Korean at the Bronx Charter School for Better Learning.