Talking Turkey at Preschool Literacy Night
They’ll be talking turkey and learning to read about them, too! First Presbyterian Church of Fulton is hosting a fall Preschool Family Literacy Night and Scholastic Book Fair. “Turkey Tales” is the theme for the evening on Wednesday, November 14th. From 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm that night, the church Fellowship Hall at 718 Court Street will be transformed into a haven for books and reading.
All area preschool-age children and their families are invited to attend. The evening will begin with a light, kid-friendly dinner. Then the kids will move on to various games and activities designed to help inspire young minds to read. College students from the William Woods Educators Rising Club are planning lots of fun turkey-related literacy activities.
The church will also have a Scholastic Book Fair for families to browse before and after the event. Purchases from the book fair will help the congregation buy additional books for the Fulton Preschool, which operates on the church’s lower level. The Book Fair will also be open Thursday and Friday, November 15th and 16th from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm and Saturday, November 17th from 9:00 am to 11:30 am.
“Our local preschools do a wonderful job preparing children for kindergarten, and we want to do all we can to support them,” says Rev. Aaron White, pastor of First Presbyterian Church. “We want to make reading a family affair so everyone can have fun and enjoy time together. Developing a love of reading now can set children on the right track for life-long learning,” he adds.
This is the second time the congregation has hosted a Preschool Family Literacy Night. “Our first event last winter was such a success, we were eager to do it again!” Rev. White says. “We hope to be able to welcome preschoolers and their families again and again.”
For more about Preschool Family Literacy Night or the ministries of First Presbyterian Church of Fulton, contact Rev. Aaron White at (573) 642-5541.