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December 01, 2023

Book Week Bliss at GIIS Tokyo: Fostering the Love of Reading at Young Minds

GIIS Tokyo recently hosted a delightful celebration of books with Book Week 2023, running from 27th November to 1st December. It wasn't just about stories; it was a vibrant journey into the magical world of literature, emphasizing the importance of instilling a love for reading in our young learners.

Here at GIIS Tokyo, we recognize that a robust education starts with a genuine passion for reading. Book Week provided a joyful platform for our Kindergarten students to immerse themselves in the enchanting realm of stories. Teachers played a key role, engaging young minds with captivating tales, sparking their imaginations, and fostering creativity.

A highlight of the week was the presence of Mr. Samuel, our talented storyteller, who mesmerized the students with a captivating narrative during our assembly. The power of storytelling goes beyond mere entertainment; it contributes significantly to language development and cognitive skills in our young learners.

The creativity of our students truly shone during Book Week. Crafting projects related to the stories they heard, engaging in coloring book covers, and participating in Word searches on the Wall added a hands-on element, making the reading experience interactive and enjoyable.

Friday marked the culmination of Book Week, with our students dressing up as their favorite book characters. The enthusiasm and creativity displayed through a myriad of costumes were heartening to witness. Beyond bringing stories to life, this showcased the vibrant world that reading opens up for young minds.

The theme for Book Week, 'Curious Creatures and Wild Minds,' perfectly encapsulates the spirit of exploration and imagination that reading instills in children. It was inspiring to see our students embracing this theme, letting their imaginations run wild, and discovering endless possibilities within the pages of a book.

Book Week at GIIS Tokyo was more than a celebration of stories; it was a testament to the profound impact of cultivating a love for reading at a very young age. Our heartfelt gratitude goes out to the children for their active participation, and congratulations to those who adorned the best-dressed costumes. The week was a resounding success, reaffirming our commitment to nurturing young minds through the enchanting world of books.

GIIS Tokyo Communications

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