New Language Classes for Kids Teach Swahili and Culture of African Diaspora

A new course offered by a Brooklyn cultural learning center is hoping to help build a “cultural foundation” for children by teaching toddlers Swahili and languages of the African Diaspora.

Crayons & Culture, which opened at 188 Madison St. near Nostrand Avenue in October, is launching Swahili classes this spring to “immerse children in a language that supports and promotes Africa,” according to founder and CEO Agzja Carey.

Kids aged 3 through 6 will learn through songs, drumming, read-aloud sessions and interactive play.

Read more at DNAinfo.

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