Newspaper

Get the Scoop on The Latest KidZania News!

Roles:

  • Reporter

Activity Description:

Don your press badge and become a real newspaper journalist as you head out onto KidZania's streets to report on a range of different stories.   Back at the newspaper office you’ll write up your stories and help publish the paper and take home your own copy!

Activity Duration:

20 Minutes

Did You Know?

  • Around 24 billion newspapers are published around the world every year.
  • The first crossword in a British newspaper was published in the Sunday Express on November 2, 1924.
  • If all our newspaper was recycled, we could save about 250,000,000 trees each year.

Values Learnt:

  • Honesty and Integrity - as children will understand the importance of being honest and objective, reporting only facts and not manipulating information.
  • Responsibility - by ensuring children fairly represent individuals they are reporting on. 

Skills Gained:

  • Collaboration - through having to understand and work with different ways of thinking and writing.
  • Communicaton - through writing, visitors will learn to communicate in a clear and concise manner.
  • Creativity - visitors will explore their own writing and editing style.
  • Critical Thinking - visitors will have to examine how to write a news story that is interesting, informative and brief.

Economy:

Kids will earn kidZos from completing this activity.

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