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Diggy's blog — folktales for children

The importance of storytelling

folktales for children storytelling

The importance of storytelling

Do you read to the children in your care? I’m sure you do! There are wonderful and diverse books available for children that we can incorporate into our day to day curriculum. Stories add an element of imagination, fun and language to children’s learning and story time is a pleasant, quiet way to unwind.You can incorporate props into your story telling to bring your tales to life and always try to involve the children if possible – with hand gestures, noises and role play. There is another, often overlooked, method of story telling which moves away from books and that is Folk...

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