By Hani Al-Awadh (with photos)
SHARJAH, April 25 (KUNA) — There is much awareness of the importance of enhancing children’s visual comprehension skills through different media in the State of Kuwait and many educational institutions in the country hold drawing contests with that in mind, said a Kuwaiti participant at a specialized event here, Thursday.
Writer and journalist Amal Al-Randi was speaking to KUNA after taking part in a session of the ongoing Sharjah Reading Festival for children. The event runs April 23 to May 4 at Expo Centre Sharjah.
Al-Randi took part in the session themed, “Illustrations … A childhood universe.” She shared the session with Egyptian painter and pioneer children books illustrator in the Arab World Hilmi Al-Tooni. Rayya AbdelAal was the session moderator.
Speaking of support of child development in Kuwait, Al-Randi noted care to develop visual skills in children should start in early childhood through illustrated storybooks