Get creative: Make story starters with the kids
- Mums Tips
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- Published on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 19:03
- Last Updated on 21 July 2014
- Monica Costa
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Films can be great story starters to introduce kids to storytelling and the Summer can be a great time as children need to be entertained. Outdoor activities are essential but during the downtime and relaxation time, a combination of movies, games and books is brilliant to get them busy for a long time.
Check this art & craft idea created by blogger Kelly Ladd Sanchez who teamed up with Netflix to help mums engage their kids by keeping their creativity sharp with these colorful, easy-to-make story starters. Instructions are very simple to follow.
Once you have made your story cubes, you can roll them like you would with dices. Whatever images appear face up, create and tell your story using all of the elements. Be creative as you can and have fun! Whether you are at home or on a road trip, this is a great game.
If you have Netflix you can get great kids’ programmes to inspire their storytelling using their story starters. Here are some of our favourites:
For the little ones
For the older ones
Monica Costa founded London Mums in September 2006 after her son Diego’s birth together with a group of mothers who felt the need of meeting up regularly to share the challenges and joys of motherhood in metropolitan and multicultural London. London Mums is the FREE and independent peer support group for mums and mumpreneurs based in London https://londonmumsmagazine.com and you can connect on Twitter @londonmums