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Preschool or Kindergarten Welcome Spiel

Page history last edited by Meredith Ann Pierce 15 years, 8 months ago

Basic Formula

Greet your audience; then identify yourself, your institution (the Library), and your purpose. Include your last name only for older audiences.  The younger your audience, the slower and simpler you should make your introduction.




Sample Spiel

Good morning everybody!  Welcome to the Library.  I'm so glad you could come.  My name is Jane, and I'm here to read you some stories.  How many of you like stories?  Good!  I've also got some songs to sing, and I've got some finger games, too.  How many of you are good with your fingers?  You are?  That's great!  Let's get started. . . .





Notice how the exact particulars of the introduction are less important than establishing rapport with the audience at the same time you loosen up and relax.  Not to worry.  It's going to be fine.  The audience is here to have a good time--and so should you!

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