February 15, 2021: The Kuwait Pavilion hosted a series of
workshops on children’s literature by renowned Kuwaiti author, Hiba Mandani.
The workshops aimed to educate children through children’s stories that
reinforce the curriculum they are taught in school.
workshop used a diverse selection of children’s literature to encourage the
children in attendance to use their imagination, develop creative skills,
develop verbal competencies, and improve their listening skills.
Mandani is an award-winning Kuwait children’s author. She is known for bringing
her own personal experiences to the page through imagination and creativity.
She is an ardent advocate for using children’s literature to teach children.
the importance of children’s literature in children’s education, Hiba Mandani
said, “Children’s stories have proven to be an effective method of
communicating broader social, scientific and philosophical ideas to children.
Children are more likely to learn and internalize those learnings better when
it is delivered to them in a way that they relate to. We want to use stories
that reinforce the same concepts that kids learn in schools in a way that they
can understand better.”
are the future, and it is very important that we educate them the right way so
that they can lead us all into a better tomorrow.” she
workshops were held from February 6 to February 11, 2022 at the Kuwait Pavilion
in Expo 2020, Dubai.