• Order packages and prepare for workshop.

  • Part 1: Character crafting from the box

  • Part 2: Reading Session

Artful Tales Workshop - Back to School Activity for Ukrainian Refugee Children

This school year, many Ukrainian mothers are seeking meaningful activities to engage and uplift the spirits of refugee children. If you represent a municipality, school, Ukrainian community, or organization dedicated to assisting Ukrainian refugee children, Better Time Stories invites you to organize an unforgettable Artful Tales Workshop—an opportunity to bring joy, creativity, and captivating storytelling to these young hearts and minds.

About the Workshop:

This workshop format offers a magical combination of arts and crafts, immersive storytelling, and interactive learning. It provides Ukrainian refugee children with a unique opportunity to embark on artful adventures while nurturing their creativity and imagination. During the workshop, you gift a delightful package containing 5 interactive bilingual picture books, carefully selected to captivate their imaginations. These books will transport them to enchanting worlds filled with colorful characters and exciting adventures.

Easy Workshop Organization:

Better Time Stories understands the importance of simplicity and convenience when organizing activities for Ukrainian refugee children. We offer a hassle-free process to help you organize the Artful Tales Workshop. By partnering with us, you can easily create a memorable event that will leave a lasting impact on the children's lives.

To organize the Artful Tales Workshop for Ukrainian refugee children, simply place an order for the gift packages through Better Time Stories. By doing so, you'll provide the children with an extraordinary experience filled with artful storytelling, creativity, and interactive learning.

DIY Crafts Box and character crafting [1-2hours] :

Not only will the children receive a package of captivating books, but they will also receive a DIY crafts box. This special box allows kids to unleash their creativity and bring their own talking character to life. They will have the opportunity to color, craft, and personalize their unique character, fostering their artistic abilities and encouraging role-playing adventures.

better time stories workshop kids creations from DIY character crafts box

Reading Session [1 hour]

During the workshop, your skilled storytellers will read all 5 books to the children in both languages. The reading session will be an interactive and engaging experience, where the little ones will be encouraged to participate, ask questions, and share their thoughts and ideas. This will not only enhance their language skills but also foster a love for reading and storytelling.


The Artful BetterTimeStories Workshop can run up to 3 hours, providing ample time for children to immerse themselves in creativity, enjoy the reading sessions, and fully engage in the interactive activities. You are free to alter the program to your needs. 

Key Highlights:

  • 5 interactive bilingual picture books for an immersive reading experience.
  • DIY crafts box for creating a personalized talking character.
  • Coloring and crafting activities to enhance artistic skills.
  • Role-playing opportunities for imaginative adventures.
  • Engaging reading sessions with interactive elements.
  • Duration: 3 hours of non-stop fun and learning.
  • Amount of children: 6-8 per one adult. (for best results) 

To organize the workshop, you will need the following::

  1. One adult facilitator: This can be a teacher, art teacher, or any responsible adult who can guide and engage the children during the workshop.
  2. Skilled reader for the reading session: Ideally, the same person who can fluently read and engage the children in both languages, creating an inclusive and immersive experience.
  3. Better Time Stories Packages: Ensure that each child or family attending the workshop receives a Better Time Stories package, which includes 5 interactive bilingual picture books and a DIY crafts box for character creation.
  4. Suitable location: Arrange a suitable location for the workshop, such as a classroom, community center, or library. The space should be comfortable and provide enough room for each participating child.
  5. Table and chairs: Set up a table and chairs for each participating child to provide them with a dedicated workspace for their art and craft activities.
  6. Art supplies: Prepare the necessary art supplies such as markers, scissors, glue, and any additional items required for character creation. Make sure there are enough supplies for each child to actively participate in the crafting process.

To make the Artful Tales Workshop happen:

  1. Order the packages (Donate & gift option)
  2. Enroll Ukrainian refugee children
  3. Organize the workshop

    Take the initiative and bring the magic of storytelling and creativity to Ukrainian refugee children. Order the Better Time Stories gift packages today and organize an Enchanting Adventures Workshop that will inspire, engage, and empower these young minds. Together, let's make a positive impact and create a better world, one story at a time.

    Germany and Austria

    German-Ukrainian edition package

    Order based on the number of children participating in the workshop or more.

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    Netherlands and Belgium (Flanders)

    Dutch-Ukrainian edition package

    Order based on the number of children participating in the workshop or more.

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