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Poster: mn13189@WCUVAX1.WCU.EDU

I have a question for those of you out there who are experienced with
working with youger children.

On May 3rd, out here in Franklin, NC, there is going to be some sort of
festival for elementary aged children, and I have to man a booth for the
Scottish Heritage Center & Tartan Museum.  I'm in charge of working on
displays and tings like that that may interest the kids, and involve
Scottish history and culture.  The age group will be 1st through 3rd
Now, I've never had to do this sort of thing with a group so young, but I
know a few of you out there have.  So I'm asking for your advice.  When
you have done demos and the like to a group this young, what have you
found to be most effective?  Mind you, this isn''t exactly like an SCA
demo set up.  I will have my table set up among other attractions and kids
will just come and go as they plaease.  Mainly my job is to answer their
questions and teach them, but I'd like some kind of displays or whatnot to
attract them and hold their attention.  What would and would not be wise
to use for a group of 1st - 3rd graders?
I appreciate any advice I recieve,

"Ye knowe ek that in forme of speche is chaunge
Withinne a thousand yeer, and wordes tho
That hadden pris, now wonder nyce and straunge
Us thinketh he, and yet thei spake hem so,
And spedde as wel in love as men now do."
	--Geoffrey Chaucer (late 14th cent.)

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