NAC-AEP Programme Details

Literary Arts

Programme ID: AEP0419012



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There are two parts to this workshop. The first part includes an appreciation of children’s picture books or young adult fiction and tips on how to make a reading session come alive. In the second part of the workshop, the students will move from story reading to storytelling.

There are many ways of telling stories and using objects while telling stories is one of the most enjoyable ways, for both the teller and the audience.

In this very practical workshop, students will be introduced to some stories that are enhanced by the use of objects. These may include: string stories, drawing stories, paper folding or tearing stories or handkerchief stories. The students will have the opportunity to explore some props and practice their use.

• Introduction to books and story reading techniques.
• Introduction to different styles of storytelling.
• Demonstrations of storytelling with props.
• Performance techniques.
• Students explore the use of props.

Asian Storytelling Network, Singapore’s first professional storytelling company, has a pool of skilled artiste educators who have been successfully engaging students and teachers in schools since 2002.


The workshop teaches good skills in Reading and Storytelling.

• To teach the students the basic techniques for the effective reading aloud of stories.
• To introduce the students to quality children’s literature.
• To introduce the students to some different styles of telling oral stories.
• To give students the opportunity to explore the use of storytelling props.
• To build the students confidence in their story reading and storytelling abilities.


Library Room/Media Room/Classroom

Pri - Lower / Pri - Upper / Sec - Lower / ITE

English / Malay


One or two session(s) Session(s)
3 hours or 2 x 1 1/2 hours per session per Session


Microphone / Visualizer / Whiteboard, Flipchart, Marker pens

- COST -

$7.33 per hr based on max 30 students per hour per Hour

$660/= for the 3 hour session

Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise the programme cost. There is a subsidy of up to 50% of the programme cost for mainstream schools, and up to 70% of the programme cost for Special Education Schools.
The Tote Board Arts Grant is not applicable to pre-schools. NAC partners selected pre-school centres to receive funding to purchase Pre-School AEP.

The following programme is approved under NAC-AEP 2019-2022 until 31 December 2022.


- Asian Storytelling Network -