How To Tell Stories To Children : A Step-By-Step Guide For Parents And Teachers
'The best stories are told by the ones who know us deeply. And if you lack confidence, then here is loads of help' Steve Biddulph Storytelling is one of the oldest and most essential skills known to humankind - it is also one of the best ways to help us raise healthy, well-adjusted kids, teaching them how to manage their emotions, build empathy and navigate life's complexities. In cultivating a meaningful bond between storyteller and listener, it builds intimacy and trust between parent and child. In this delightful book, early childhood educators Silke Rose West and Joseph Sarosy distill the key ingredients of storytelling into a surprisingly simple method that can make anyone an expert storyteller. Their intuitive technique uses events and objects from your child's daily life to make storytelling easy and accessible. By shifting the focus from crafting a narrative to strengthening your relationship with your child, this book will awaken skills you never knew you had. Complete with practical advice, helpful prompts, and a touch of science to explain how stories enrich our lives in so many ways, How to Tell Stories to Children is a must-read for parents, grandparents and teachers.
About Author Silke Rose West
Silke Rose West is a Waldorf teacher with over thirty years of experience teaching kindergarten-aged children. In 1995, she cofounded the Taos Waldorf School and today she runs an independent forest kindergarten called Taos Earth Children. She is renowned in Taos for her puppet shows and storytelling and consults with teachers and schools across the US. Joseph Sarosy is the founder of The Juniper School, an outdoor school for children aged six to nine years. He contributes to Fatherly.com and is the author of A Father's Life, a finalist in the 2019 NIEA Awards. He works with men and fathers locally, and his blog The Storytelling Loop has been read by over 70,000 people worldwide.
Product Details Binding : Paperback / softback Number of Pages : 208 Publisher : Souvenir Press Ltd Publication Date : Jun 24, 2021 ISBN-13 : 9781788167192 Dimension : 215 x 135 x 15(mm)