Tale Spinners


This workshop encourages students in Grade 2 and 3 to play with words and tackle abstract ideas as they explore various forms and styles of writing. Types of writing covered include exposition and persuasive writing, short story, poetry, zines and graphic literature. 


Mondays 4:00PM to 6:00PM


Fall term: September 13, September 27, October 4, October 25, November 1, November 8, November 22, November 29, December 6, December 13 (10 sessions)

Cost: $520 + GST

During the fall term we explore poetry by collecting words and stuffing them into our pockets like undiscovered treasures. 


Winter term:  January 14*, January 17, January 24, February 7, February 14, March 7 (6 sessions)

Cost: $312 + GST

In the winter we'll discover the wonders of a short story. 

*The first session of the term will be a buddy class with our Word Collectors writers' workshop. The Tale Spinners will start the year off   by taking on a leadership role and mentoring a younger writer

Spring term: March 28, April 11, April 25, May 2, May 9, May 30, June 6, June 13, June 20 (9 sessions)

Cost: $460 + GST

Each spring we work around the students' chosen theme to create beautiful handmade books for participants to sell and get the taste of what it's like to be a published author.