String Stories: A Creative, Hands-on Approach for Engaging Children in Literature

This unique and truly special approach to storytelling uses string figures to tell a story. Some of the stories are traditional ones that have been collected over the years. Some are adapted from old tales to become more interesting to current listeners, and some use traditional string figures to tell new, contemporary stories. Learn about the history of string figures, and receive basic string figure instructions, as well as tips for performing string figure stories. Each of the 19 stories is accompanied by step-by-step illustrated instructions for the string figures. * Add some spice to storytime by incorporating string figures! * Use this unique and interesting learning opportunity to appeal to students in grades K-8 * Illustrated instructions accompany each of the 19 stories * The only book in publication devoted solely to telling string stories