Open the box to find an instruction book and 40 cards with illustrations on one side and questions on the other. The cards present possible settings, characters, and objects that can be fashioned into a story. The questions are intended to get the person started and get one’s creative juices flowing. The instruction book offers tips on how to create a story from the cards and an actual example of a story.
This is an activity that incorporates reading and storytelling. It is a splendid way to encourage creativity and using one’s imagination. This is fun for all ages and can be shared with mixed-age groups, including with young kids who can't read yet.
The kids loved it and had fun making up their own stories!
Here’s an excellent way of getting youngsters and adults away from their cell phones and computers for some serious fun using their imaginations. Make a house rule that all texting, cell phone connections, and other “screen” addictions must be turned off or set aside when you use this kit! The kids won't miss their screens!
This is a reading activity that can be shared with readers of all ages.
This is a fun way to engage kids with literacy activities. In addition to letting one person creating a complete story, let the kids take turns adding a sentence/activity to build the story together.
7 to 12
3 to 8
Shared with a group of kids ages 9 and 10.
Buy. Buy one for family use AND purchase a copy to give your child’s teacher.
|Title||The Storyworld Box: Create-A-Story Kit|
|Author||John Matthews, Caitlin Matthews|
|Publisher||Templar © 2010|