Invitation to Audition for a Kids TV Series

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We are pleased to announce that auditions are now open for a Kids’ TV Series titled “Desperate Child”. Auditions will be held on Monday, 19th December 2016 at Lantern House, No 1, Morrison Crescent, Off Kudirat Abiola Way, Ikeja, Lagos.

Kids between 7-12 age brackets are expected for the audition and will be accepted for different roles. Interested kids should be able to spend at least two/three hours of practice whenever called for rehearsals.

They are to also come with personal photographs.

Audition Details:

Production Title: Desperate Child

Cast Age Category: 7-12

Audition Location: Lantern House, No 1, Morrison Crescent, Off Kudirat Abiola Way, Ikeja, Lagos.

Audition Date: 19th December 2016

Time: 10: 00 AM

Production Company: Lantern Books

Contact: Chuks Egbom

07035791552, 09081163813

Email: information@lantern-books.com

Website: www.lantern-books.com

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Introducing Lantern eBooks!

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In a bid to bring books closer to the people for education and self-improvement particularly in this digital age, Lantern Books has now ventured into digital publishing.

Some of our titles now have digital versions (e-books) that are downloadable/ readable (upon purchase) on computers, tablets, smartphones, etc.

Lantern eBooks make reading interactively interesting and reflect a real paradigm shift from flipping pages in printed books to smarter and reader-friendly content designs on any mobile device. Continue reading

Thank God it’s Friday!

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Do you know?

“Thank God it’s Friday” is a 1978 disco song produced by the studio disco group Love and Kisses. The song hit an unprecedented popularity when it was adopted as the theme song for a film of the same title written by the European composer/producer, Costandinos. Continue reading

INTRODUCING LANTERN LOYALTY SCHEME: A Cash Back Promo for Schools

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In a bid to enhance our bond with you, Lantern Books has come up with a new reward scheme to appreciate your loyalty. The reward scheme (tagged “Lantern Loyalty Scheme) is non-exclusive and open to all SCHOOLS ONLY. It is simply in form of cash back, that is, the more Lantern books you buy, the more money you get in return. Continue reading

WIN@LANTERN: READ, SUMMARIZE AND BE REWARDED!

March 24th to April 15th 2016 (Entry closes at 12:00 pm)

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As part of its core objectives of revitalizing and stimulating reading culture in Nigeria and Africa, Literamed Publications Ltd, publishers of Lantern books, is delighted to announce a book reading/summary competition tagged “WIN@LANTERN” Reading Contest. Continue reading

From Lantern Books: Happy Easter in Advance

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From Lantern House, the headquarters of Literamed Publications Ltd (Publishers of Lantern books), we say compliments of the season to you all.

Happy Easter in advance.  Continue reading

Why Preschool Education is Very Important

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Preschool education is very important as it lays the foundation for all that is to come in a child’s educational development. Researches have established that the human brain develops the vast majority of its neurons, and it’s most receptive to learning, between birth and three years of age. In fact, the intake of new information is critical to the formation of active neural pathways (Shonkoff & Phillips, 2000).

Though the learning capabilities of humans continue for the rest of their lives, the intensity demonstrated in the preschool years cannot be sustained at higher age. Thus, children need positive early learning experiences to help their intellectual, social and emotional development for later school success. Briefly discussed below are some reasons why Preschool education is considered important:

  • Preschool education promotes language and cognitive skills

Through playing rhyming games and storytelling techniques, preschool teachers skillfully develop children’s linguistic and cognitive abilities.

  • It helps develop motor skills

Having good motor skills helps children explore the world around them and also helps with cognitive development. Having children play and learn together in a preschool setting immensely boosts this skill.

  • Preschool activities boost pre-math and literacy skills
  • It nurtures a child’s curiosity
  • Preschool promotes social and emotional development

Preschool provides avenues for children to gain a sense of self, explore, play with their peers, socialize, and build confidence.

  • It prepares children for kindergarten

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Preschool education experience makes easy children’s introduction to Kindergarten.

The great learning capability exhibited by children at this tender age, no doubt, has fueled the proliferation of early childhood programs in recent times. Nearly every school now has Preschool section taking care of the educational potentials of toddlers.

Given the high level of advantage a sound Preschool education provides, it becomes highly important that standard preschool education textbooks are developed to set young scholars up for future academic, emotional, and social success. This is what led to the development of LANTERN PRESCHOOL BOOKS, a unique textbook series prepared with the purpose of “helping children discover the joy of learning.”

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As earlier established, infants are in the early stage of literacy development, and as such need books to build their confidence. Lantern Preschool books are designed to lay a solid foundation in: personal, social and emotional development, language development, the arts, early mathematical experiences, the world around us, and so on.

Authored by Preschool educational experts, Lantern Preschool books feature: repetitive phrases and sounds to maintain a child’s growing interest, rhymes and simple structure, non-verbal approaches to stimulate children visually and mentally and also encourage children to create their own stories, familiar objects and experiences that are enjoyable to children, children-interest designs, etc. Above all, the books follow the specifications of the NERDC pre-primary curriculum and contain Teaching Hints to aid teachers’ effectiveness.

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Preschool education, through its play-like methods and relaxed teaching styles, help make use of the great assimilative capacities of children at the tender age and give them a solid foundation for the future ahead.