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
Make a panda bear small world play scene for imaginative play, understanding animal habitats and story telling with kids! Perfect for a knowledge and understanding set up in the classroom or a portable table top activity at home, and plenty of hours of engaged, playful fun.Panda Bear Small World Imaginative Play
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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Use simple storytelling props to act out a favourite traditional tale of Little Red Riding Hood in imaginative play! There are so many opportunities for early literacy development in this type of exciting dramatic play and it is developmentally appropriate for young children.
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Use black sparkly play dough to create a pirate island small world play scene, and use it as a springboard for creative story telling with kids! A wonderfully tactile, hands on and imaginative way to get children excited about early literacy play. Pirate Island Play Dough Storytelling Prompt!