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African Mythology & Folktales

For ages 8-10

  • Starts Aug 30
  • From 13 US dollars
  • Bush River Road

Available spots


Service Description

A class designed to introduce students to African mythology and folktales. Each week, students will learn about African Mythology and oral traditions through the sharing of African myths and folklore from various regions. There will be mini activities and discussions in relation to the stories shared as well as the country it originates from, creating a hybrid of geography, cultural exploration, and literature. PLEASE NOTE: This class meets for 45 minutes PREREQUISITES: Able to answer who, what, when, where, and why questions about material they have read themselves or heard read aloud Able to use a pencil, markers, pens, and cut with scissors Follow 2-3 step oral instructions ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Taylor holds a bachelor's degree in psychology with an emphasis on child development and family studies. An avid reader and book lover since the age of three, Taylor is passionate about learning and sharing that love with children through engaging stories and activities. With a lifelong dedication to children and education, she is excited to bring the rich world of African mythology to life. Through captivating stories and creative hands-on activities, Taylor aims to inspire and educate young minds on this exciting journey of discovery.


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

SCHEDULING: Akoma Cares reserves the right to cancel classes, activities, and events and provide a full refund when minimum requirements are not met. PAYMENT AND CANCELLATIONS: Payment is due in full before the membership is active. Reservations are taken on a first come, first serve basis and are subject to class size limits. No refunds will be given for missed classes, activities, and events. COVID LIABILITY WAIVER: By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I or my children may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending an Akoma Cares event, activity and/or class. Such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and/or death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the aforementioned event, activity and/or class may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, employees and other participants. I knowingly and freely assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I may experience or incur in connection with my attendance at an Akoma Cares event, class, and/or activity. (“Claims”). If I or my children are presenting any of the following symptoms of COVID-19 or if any of the following applies: 1. Fever, Shortness of Breath, Loss of Sense, Taste or Smell, Dry Cough, Runny Nose, Sore Throat. 2. Exposure, to your knowledge, to the COVID-19 virus. 3. Within the last 14 days, traveled outside of the country, I, the guardian must notify Akoma Cares immediately and refrain from attending an event, class and/or activity for 10 days starting from the date of incidences numbered above. PHOTO, VIDEO OR OTHER RECORDING CONSENT: By signing this form the parent/guardian gives consent to Akoma Cares to use images or filmed footage of events, activities and/or classes in printed materials or on the web for the purposes of promoting Akoma Cares events, activities and/or classes. Please note there is no compensation for the use of your child’s likeness in any of our materials. MEDICAL CONSENT: By signing this form the parent/guardian/student gives permission for medical treatment to be administered to the student by a qualified medical professional in the event of an emergenc


Contact Details

  • Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Bush River Road, Columbia, SC, USA

    akomacares@akomacares.org


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