Here is a collection of 12 fun and playful ways to bring stories to life with creative storytelling activities! From play dough and story sensory bins to small world play and dramatic retelling, there are lots of ideas here to choose from and keep little ones busy in playful learning.
12 Creative Storytelling Activities
Create a story basket full of storytelling props to retell favourite fairy tales together in a playful way! So easy to set up with items from around the house and beneficial for so many strands of early literacy development.
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Make a sensory tub inspired by the classic story The Very Hungry Caterpillar for creative and playful storytelling with kids! Using story props and sensory play materials is a fantastic way to bring favourite stories to life for young children. It encourages oral storytelling, sequencing, thinking about main characters and
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Create a magical birthday party based on the wonderfully whacky story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl, filled with colour, sweeties and crazy invention games!
Approximately 5 minutes after Cakie’s 3rd birthday Fairy party last year, she
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We’ve combined two of our favourite things, play dough and stories, to come up with a fun new way to re-tell our favourite picture books! Using coloured, no-cook play dough, wooden food, a butterfly toy and a well-worn copy of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the girls retold the story in an exciting, active way from
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