Show Me a Story: 40 Craft Projects and Activities to Spark Children's Storytelling

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Storey Publishing, Aug 29, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Encouraging children to let their imagination run wild, Emily K. Neubinger offers 40 inventive projects and activities that will inspire kids ages 5 to 12 to express themselves through storytelling. Younger children will love making story stones and a storytelling jar, while older kids will open up and thrive as they embark on guided story walks and inspiring journaling exercises. Sparking creativity while developing a child’s love of language, Show Me a Story will kindle a lifelong passion for both writing and telling original stories. 

 

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Contents

Preface
8
Introduction
11
1 Story starters
21
2 Story evolution
55
3 Story activities
85
4 Story play
113
Materials
129
Templates
132
Puppet theater
136
Puppets
137
Photo credits
140
Acknowledgments
141
Index
142
Puppet theater backgrounds
145
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About the author (2012)

Emily K. Neuburger is a writer, artist, and freelance art and creative writing teacherShe is passionate about encouraging people to get pumped about creativity, especially when it comes to the intersection of words and art. She is the author of the award winning book Show Me a Story (Dr. Toy Best Picks, Family Choice Award , National Parenting Products Award honors, USA Best Books, International Book Awards finalist) and writes regularly about creativity and unexpected treasures on her website, emilyneuburger.com, as well as in print magazines and around the web. She lives in western Massachusetts with her husband and three children.
 

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