Young children are natural story-tellers and I love coming up with different story-telling prompts and tools for the children to use in the story-telling process. To read more about how we explore journals in my classroom, click here: Ten Tips for Keeping a Journal in Preschool.
To see the different ways my students use storytelling and journaling, check out the posts below...
In my opinion, “The Mitten” book is a must read every winter. There are different versions so you will want to pick the version you think your kids will enjoy
Creating a DIY tabletop puppet stage and telling the story of The Three Little Pigs! My kids loved it!
Our own retelling and acting out of the mitten book in preschool!
Telling stories during circle time with symbols and on our own with story symbol cards in our preschool class.
Using a story telling bag is a terrific way to promote language and literacy skills in preschool!