Story telling games families can play together
It’s a given that you adore spending time with your kids, but as your weekly calendar fills up, making the time to spend together as family can be overlooked. Every day you are in the car together, eat meals together, do homework and go to social events, but how about just simply “being” together. Playing, listening talking and connecting are valuable moments you don’t want to miss
These story telling games will not only develop your children’s language skills and imagination but they are also and easy way to enjoy time together as a family.
Spin Me a Yarn
Build an exciting story with knots and twists!
A large ball of yarn with knots tied at 3 to 5 feet intervals.
Sit in a circle or reasonably close together.
The story leader begins the tale while unraveling the yarn. When she reaches a knot she passes the ball of yarns is passed to the next player who continues the story until the next knot is reached and so on until you get to the end of the yarn
The goal is to build a story with a beginning, body, climax and ending.
The story leader should kick off the story with something to spark the imagination such as
“I was taking on a trip on a big ship along with my pet turtle George. We got into our cabin and were surprised by a big box in the middle of the room. Upon opening the box, we saw…”