What can storytelling offer.
Children have an innate love of stories. Stories create magic and a sense of wonder at the world. Stories teach us about life, about ourselves and about others. Storytelling is an unique way for students to develop an understanding, respect and appreciation for other cultures.
Other benefits of using storytelling in the classroom
- Promote a feeling of well-being and relaxation.
- Increase children's willingess to comunicate thoughts and feelings.
- Encourage use of imagination and creativity.
- Encourage cooperation between students.
- Enhace listening skills.
I want my banana is a short story about a monkey. Monkey is hungry, but he can't find his banana. Some fearsome jungle creatures offer him tasty alternatives, but Monkey is convinced of their generosity.