Digital Storytime

Open Opportunity


Help Atchison youth develop a love of reading. The Atchison Boys and Girls Club is continuing its programming remotely using a YouTube Channel. Anyone can contribute by submitting a video of yourself reading one of your favorite children's books and having a few questions or having a relatable story that breaks down the moral of the story. 

-- Pick out a children's book that you like.
-- Set up your recording station. Make sure your background is one that sets a good example for the kids.
-- Record a yourself giving a quick introduction (name, year/college, major, name and author of the book)
-- Record the pages of the book as you read aloud 
------- Read in an animated voice that will engage the kids
------- Feel free to pause and "interact" with the kids while you are reading - this might include talking about a new vocabulary word that came up, asking them questions about what they think will come next, etc. 
-- At the end, ask the kids 2-3 questions. Ideas include:
------- Asking about the moral of the story
------- Asking about their favorite part
------- Asking them to summarize
-- Tell a relatable story that ties to the moral of the story
------- Keep in mind your audience age range is 5-13 keep stories age appropriate

-- Submit the recording to the Boys and Girls Club via Dropbox.
-------When you submit please submit your first and last name with the school or organization that you are representing in parenthesis. 
Example: Jasmine Smith (Boys and Girls Club)

**When you register, a section called "Conferencing Link" will appear below with the link to upload to Dropbox.**

- Books must be age-appropriate. Most of the kids are 5 to 13 years old.

- Set a good example in what you say, what you wear, and what is visible in the background of your video.
- If possible, wear gear from the school or organization that you are representing.
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Conferencing Link
Requirement Details
Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.
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