Fraydo the Dragon Club: Author Reading, Meet Your Kingdom Pen Pal, Socialize
Courtney Spain Aragon
This Author led presentation of the award winning picture book, Fraydo the Dragon: A Very Big Problem, introduces kids to lovable Fraydo & his Kingdom friends. Critical thinking skills ensue as letters are written and Pen Pals write back.
US Grade Pre-Kindergarten - Kindergarten
Fraydo The Dragon Club immerses your child into the imaginary world within the Kingdom of Aragon where your child will engage in critical thinking skills on E.Q. topics including friendship, empathy, problem-solving, and self-awareness. This class is based upon the award-winning picture book, Fraydo The Dragon: A Very Big Problem written by Courtney Spain Aragon. Your child will first be introduced to the author and then to lovable Fraydo & his Kingdom friends through a dynamic, puppet...
From lively discussions, to fun activities to story vignettes, Fraydo The Dragon Club is an engaging way to help children develop their own problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills all within a safe environment.
Homework OfferedDuring the class, the children will start to write a letter or create a drawing for one of characters they met during the book reading. Children may need extra time after the class to complete their drawing or letter. In order to get a letter back from the Kingdom of Aragon, parents will need to send their child's letter to Fraydo@FraydoTheDragon.com: =>Scan or take a picture of the letter/drawing =>Upload file (PNG, JPEG, PDF) and email to email@example.com =>Your child's Pen Pal will write back via email to the parent's account only. The email will include an attached letter from Fraydo@fraydothedragon.com which can be printed out (PDF file). Parents will also be sent these instructions upon enrollment.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
2 files available upon enrollment1) Please print out the provided Pen Pal Letter Template prior to class. If your learner does not have a printer, using any blank paper from home will work. 2) Please bring a pen, crayons, or markers to class in order to create your letter. 3) Please review the Discussion Guide with your learner in order to help prepare your learner with thoughtful, critical thinking questions to ponder as the book is being read and for their Pen Pal correspondence. The Discussion Guide can also be used well after the class as well to ponder the topics that the book covered. 4) The companion hardcover picture book and Kindle edition can be found on Amazon as well as FraydoTheDragon.com. Please note, the beautifully illustrated book is not required for this class but if purchased through Amazon (Kindle or Hardbound/New editions), the author gets a very small royalty fee and appreciates your support! PLEASE NOTE: On Amazon, only NEW copies of the book (plus Fraydo bookmark) are sent from/listed by Little Fire Press (Publisher). All other listings by other sellers are "USED" (not new) editions and quality cannot be verified. A Kindle version also exists.
Meet the teacher
Hello Everyone! I am a professional writer and successful children's book author. I hold an Executive MBA Certificate from the Haas School of Business, Berkeley and a BA from Syracuse University, the Newhouse School of Communications (Writing...
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Live video meetings
2-5 learners per class