Climbing The Story Mountain

The Story Mountain is a plot planning device. It can be broken up into five parts: Kickoff, Ascend, Peak, Descend and Completion. This tool helps children understand a good story structure. The Kickoff is when the writer might introduce elements like important characters, setting and tone. The Ascend brings in a foreshadowing of things to come and builds up tension as the reader climbs. The Peak is […]

Character Qualities Bring Success!

Every parent hopes that their child will grow up successful, in happy relationships, good health and rewarding careers. What if a child’s success is not determined by IQ but in strength of character (CQ) and emotional intelligence (EQ)? “Success in today’s world puts a higher premium on character qualities,” says Andreas Schleicher, head of education […]

The Benefits of Speech and Drama for Children

Many parents are unaware of the usefulness of exposing their children to Speech and Drama. Speech and Drama can pave the way for children to learn effective oral communication skills, develop self-confidence, emotional expression and spark interest in the language. Here at Flower Power Centre for Creativity, we open up opportunities for our students to […]