My Story Creation is a series of creative story writing activities for primary school students. This programme encourages students to use their creative writing and illustration skills to create their own stories and enter our ‘My Story Creation’ Competition. Our core judges will select ten outstanding stories from the competition to be published in our annual ‘Kids4Kids Treasury’. To better equip students and teachers for the competition, we provide community workshops for the young authors and training sessions for the teachers.
Provide quality feedback through our judging panel which consists of professionals with strong literature backgrounds.
Encourage ongoing contributions towards students’ imagination and raise their standard of creative writing.
Support mainstream education curriculum in areas of creative writing and illustration.
Nurture students' interest and ability in creative writing and illustration.
Provide a platform which allows students to demonstrate and share their works, and encourage more children to appreciate and participate in creative writing and illustration.
Develop students’ creativity through story creation.
'My Story Creation' Competition
'My Story Creation' Competition is a creative writing and illustration competition open to all Primary School students in Hong Kong. The competition encourages children to express their imagination and present their original ideas to the world and be a Storyteller.
Budding authors can submit their stories written in either English or Chinese or both and illustrated as a colourful picture book. Our judging panel will select ten stories to be printed in the annual Kids4Kids Treasury publication.
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My Story Creation in the Media:
‘My Story Creation’ Students Community Workshop
‘My Story Creation’ Students Community Workshop is a 4-hour creative writing and illustration curriculum (delivered in 2x 2-hour sessions) for low resourced primary schools and community centres in Hong Kong.
In the workshops, our facilitators guide students to imagine and create their own fresh story ideas, and plan how to write and illustrate their story using a storyboarding technique.
Students will receive a ‘My Story Kit’ which includes a set of ‘Story Starter’ cards that will help give inspiration to the students to develop their own story idea in words and pictures. Upon completion of the ‘My Story Creation’ Students Community Workshop, students will receive a certificate of completion and be encouraged to enter the annual ‘My Story Creation’ competition.
Teachers Professional Development Workshop
‘Making Room For Imagination & Creativity In The Classroom’
Kids4Kids provides Teachers Professional Development Workshop to support primary school teachers in developing their current creative writing techniques and instruction. A 4-hours thematic professional workshop is made available free to all primary school teachers combining interactive hands-on practice to enhance teaching skills and knowledge and improve the content and delivery of lessons in the classroom.
Enhance teachers’ know how and tips to unlock imagination and creativity in their classroom with fun and interactive hands on activities
Opportunities for peer sharing and learning
Support students to write and illustrate creative stories to participate in the Kids4Kids ‘My Story Creation’ Competition
* Workshop will be conducted in English
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My Story Creation works towards the following Sustainable Development Goals of United Nations:
10th Annual My Story Creation Competition 2017
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