Posts Tagged ‘winnie the pooh’

Win 1 of 3 Winnie the Pooh prizes donated by the Disney Winnie the Pooh Storytelling Academy

Nov 28 2012

Christmas is a time for family; from throwing open the doors to welcome children and grandchildren, to travelling near or far to pay a festive visit. There are opportunities for storytelling aplenty at this time of year; however research from Disney has shown that the amount of time families commit to reading stories is lapsing, with only a tiny margin (3%) of parents and grandparents reading to their children during the festive season.

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Disney Research Shows that Busy Parents are struggling to find the time for Storytelling

Oct 05 2012

In the 70s when I was a toddler, I grew up with Disney stories and at that time there was only Disney to entertain us. My 6 year old son now is growing up with so many new characters but personally I still prefer the Disney ones as they appeal to a universal audience and offer such great values to look forward to. A few days ago I attended the launch of the Winnie the Pooh Storytelling Academy where I had the pleasure of meeting the fabulous Zoe Ball as well as child psychologist Emma Kenny, and Disney’s Justine Finch.

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