Saturday Trip to the Traffic Garden

Children from Hay Nazzal went to Tla Al Ali Traffic Garden where the staff taught them important tips about road safety. After, the children drove battery-operated vehicles around a track, enjoyed a picnic lunch and spent time in the outdoor...

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Children’s Museum Visit for 40 Children

Forty Syrian children (including two injured in the war) were invited to a fun and educational outing at the Children’s Museum. Thank you to volunteer Carolin for organizing the event, and to Basha’ir Al Khair Society for their participation. The visit to the Museum was enhanced by the use of quiz question sheets specially prepared by the volunteers, with...

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“World Read Aloud Day” Event in Smakiyah

A ‘Read Aloud’ activity was organized in Smakiyah (Karak) at the Maktabati library with 30 children from grades 5 and  7. First, each child selected a book from the shelves of the library and read a couple of pages out loud to the other children. He/she then asked a question based on the text that was read. Once everyone had their turn, it was time for a quiz...

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More Fun Science Experiments in Anjara

Thank you to The Alchemist Lab in Umm Al Summaq (Amman) for part 2 of Fun Science experiments at the children’s library in Anjara, organized in cooperation with STEPS. The theme for this week was: water and fire. Learn more about The Alchemist Lab at 06-5545207, 077-7260982 or facebook.com/Alchemist.lab1...

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Reading Activity and Distribution

STEPS coordinated a winter distribution at the Sal Cultural Forum, near Irbid, in cooperation with Faza’t Watan initiative for 80 families who received blankets and heating fuel (kerosene). This was followed by an activity in the library to celebrate the “World Read Aloud Day”: 15 school children had fun reading aloud to each other, asking questions, participating in a...

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“World Read Aloud Day” Event in Umm Al Jimal

More than 30 girls from Umm Al Jimal primary school in Mafraq participated in a ‘Read Aloud’ activity at the local children’s library, organized by STEPS . The event promoted the importance of visiting the library and reading for fun and discovery. There was a quiz about Arab countries, based on the information found in the book, ‘I am an Arab and this is my Country’...

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World Read Aloud Day – Part 2

STEPS also celebrated World Read Aloud Day at Basha’ir Al Khair Society in Sweileh. Syrian children participated by reading aloud to each other and answering quiz questions about countries of the Arab world. Thank you to Anjara Maktabati library for lending the books. The society also received a copy of the book “I Am an Arab and this is My Country” by Huda Al Nashef...

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World Read Aloud Day – Part 1

STEPS celebrated World Read Aloud Day with orphan girls at Al Nahdah Society in Ashrafieh. Volunteers Carolin and Luzan organized quizzes and reading activities. Thank you to Anjara Maktabati library for lending fun reading books for the occasion. The center also received a copy of the book “I Am an Arab and this is My Country” by Huda Al Nashef (published by Dar Al...

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