Nana’s Zoo is a brand new venture, associated with Stories My Nana Tells.
With a growing Zoo of over 500 animals of all kinds, from around the world, Lesley Dewar is using Facebook, Twitter, and other social media to bring story telling for kids up to an exciting and different level.
So, how did this happen?
1. Nana’s Zoo was born at local markets
For several months, we used Facebook and social media to promote Stories My Nana Tells personalised books and printed editions at local markets. With a free “lucky dip” at all the events, it was easy to attract children, and then engage their parents by showing them the excellent quality of the finished stories. Not only in print, but with the digital copies as well.
By Christmas 2017, Stories My Nana Tells had become quite a feature for storytelling to children at local markets, and in support of various community groups.
Over the last few months of 2017, Lesley Dewar began acquiring a few high quality animal figurines which children can handle without constantly being told “don’t touch that”, and “put it down”, and so on. Children love being “hands on” [Read more…] about 7 reasons why we launched Nana’s Zoo for 2018