Folk Tale Fiesta is a fun, hands-on multicultural summer program for diverse students entering grades 2-5 from Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Cornwall, Litchfield, Norfolk, North Canaan, Plymouth, Regions 6, 12 & 14, Sherman, Torrington, Waterbury, Watertown, Winchester.  Students learn about many cultures through reading, writing, social studies and visual and performing arts.

Folk Tale Fiesta offers students a unique, interactive program to increase literacy skills and better understand the rich ethnic contributions from people around the world. Each day, students immerse themselves into different cultures through literature. There are several opportunities for students to learn songs, dance, create arts, play active games, read folktales and perform Readers Theater from the many cultures investigated.  Students work with professional storytellers, musicians and performers regularly to improve their own reading, writing and understanding of different cultures. The program fosters a collaborative environment among students that celebrates diversity and multiculturalism. Folk Tale Fiesta brings diverse cultures to life while increasing student skills and interest in literacy!

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