Fun kids’ activities at mascot’s party

Cecilia AllenSound Telegraph
Paint Kwinana REaD volunteer Ricki Maples and committee member Christine Patton.
Camera IconPaint Kwinana REaD volunteer Ricki Maples and committee member Christine Patton. Credit: Cecilia Allen

More than 150 people turned out to celebrate Paint Kwinana REaD mascot Karrak’s first birthday last week.

Paint Kwinana REaD is a community initiative designed to support parents and carers to talk, read, sing, rhyme and play with children, so they are ready to read and write at school.

The free community event was held at Kwinana Market Place and activities included reading, arts and crafts, singing and dancing.

Jasmine Richardson, 6, of Bertram, with Cockburn balloon artist Josephine Bacon.
Camera IconJasmine Richardson, 6, of Bertram, with Cockburn balloon artist Josephine Bacon.
Johan, 7, Janszen, 1, and Jenie Cunanan, of Kwinana.
Camera IconJohan, 7, Janszen, 1, and Jenie Cunanan, of Kwinana.
Sing and Grow clinical specialist Goya Zheng, and Rhiannon McConnon, of Waikiki.
Camera IconSing and Grow clinical specialist Goya Zheng, and Rhiannon McConnon, of Waikiki.
Tanya Payne, Justine Roberts and Kath Snell, all from United Way.
Camera IconTanya Payne, Justine Roberts and Kath Snell, all from United Way.
Andrea Folkard, of Kwinana and Simone Litwin, of Secret Harbour read to the audience who turned out to celebrate Karrak’s 1st birthday.
Camera IconAndrea Folkard, of Kwinana and Simone Litwin, of Secret Harbour read to the audience who turned out to celebrate Karrak’s 1st birthday.
Bronte and Anneka Mclennan, both 10, of Woodvale with Karrak.
Camera IconBronte and Anneka Mclennan, both 10, of Woodvale with Karrak.
Phoebe Harris, 5, Penny Harris, 2, Arisara Harris, and Jessica Morley, 9, all of Wellard.
Camera IconPhoebe Harris, 5, Penny Harris, 2, Arisara Harris, and Jessica Morley, 9, all of Wellard.
Ruby Anderson, 7, and Sadie Cowan, 6, both of Kwinana.
Camera IconRuby Anderson, 7, and Sadie Cowan, 6, both of Kwinana.
Blayre Harrison, 5, and Jadzia Daniels, 4, both of Kwinana.
Camera IconBlayre Harrison, 5, and Jadzia Daniels, 4, both of Kwinana.

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