Chalk Talk Storytime with Nat Scrimshaw at 1 p.m. The Margret and H.A. Rey Center in Waterville Valley continues a tradition that many remember fondly from years past; Hans Rey’s “chalk-talks,” interactive drawing sessions for children. Hans would draw poster-sized drawings while telling a story, giving away the
drawings afterwards.
Hans and his wife Margret were authors of “Curious George,” among other books for children. If you grew up in Waterville Valley, where the Reys summered, you might have been lucky enough to have visited Hans’ studio.
Hans passed away in 1977, but Nat Scrimshaw, executive Director of the Rey Center, recreates the experience of chalk-talks and visiting Hans’ studio in Waterville Valley. Nat also takes the studio and chalk-talks ‘on the road,’ visiting schools, libraries and other public venues. Everyone gets to take home a drawing!

Chalk Talk Storytime
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