EGG ROULETTE! Face your fears!

We were all a bunch of eggheads this week at Head Start Public Speaking For Kids!  Both classes looked fear in the face in the form of a possible RAW EGG and smashed it over their heads!  WOW, so fun, so crazy, so PROUD of you guys!  What CHAMPS! Watch the hilarious madness at the Gibsons class:       …

What are you so afraid of???

We are gearing up to do our THIRD presentation which is about FEAR.  Why are we talking about fear?  Because there is a lot of fear in the world about public speaking and in general, and talking about it can help us deal with that fear.  Also, sharing our fears is a good way to see that we are VERY …

Award of Excellence for Head Start Public Speaking For Kids!!!

On Friday November 19, Head Start Public Speaking For Kids won the Chamber of Commerce Award for the Sunshine Coast’s Home Based Business!  Talk about blown away!  Thank you so much to the Chambers of Commerce for the recognition and to Corrina Wheten Business Services (Accounting and Book Keeping) for sponsoring our award. Also, a big thank you to artist …

Week 9, we’re doing FINE- THIS is body language!

Sechelt Sechelt can I just say how CRAZY PROUD I am of you guys this week????  Your enthusiasm for each other, for wanting to be the best you can and for this class just blew me away. We started off with SARA bringing wonderful delectables baked my her mother Meriem @ Nougatine! (orders@nougatine.ca) I wish I had been quick enough …

SPEAK UP! Use your voice!

This week the whole wide world watched the U.S. use and not use their voices.  It’s SUPER important to know how to speak up in this world, and the more you can use the awesome instrument that your voice is, the more success you will have. That includes having EMOTION in your voice when you speak so people will FEEL …

Week 6 – Step into the candy shop…or the locker room – pew!

Sechelt This week we had some pretty interesting characters step into class!  Dracula, the ‘seasonally confused woman’, and some lady from “Who-ville”.  It was dress up week at Head Start AND we had a special guest, my sister in law Lisa, all the way from Ontario.  She even participated with us and tied for a win in table topics with …

Week 5- MCing an event! Interviews! Being prepared!

Sechelt This week we had our two newbies jump from the frying pan right into the fire! Josh was our MC and looked like he been doing it half his life.  Sara jumped right in with her first speech and even brought props!  Daphne gave her first speech too and wowed us!                 …

Week 3- Head Start Public Speaking For Kids -Handshakes and Intros!

This week was fantastic! I’m so proud of how all the students have stepped up in both classes! In Sechelt we had presentations from Nigel, Meaghan, and Rathlin. It was obvious to me that Nigel had definitely matured since last year and so had Meg. Rathlin gave her first ever speech and surprised everyone by actually bringing in props! This …

FIRST WEEK! Getting to know you at Head Start Public Speaking For Kids!

Welcome Head Start Students! It was so fun getting to know all the new students at Head Start and seeing our returning ones too.  I am so happy to be back in the class with you all!  I think you all did so well during our first week that we should go ahead and try out our roles next week. …