Storytelling is an art, and a wonderful art. A good storyteller can enthrall an audience and transport it to a fantastic worlds. Who can forget the fairy tales we heard in our childhood days, when we would be cast into a imaginations, entirely different worlds of fairies and witches, of bears that can talk and houses one could eat, worlds where good was all good and bad all bad. Many of those precious tales have survived for generations to entertain and amuse, educate and motivate. These stories are a powerful influence on us – and our children.
Reading stories out loud to young children is valuable in so many ways. The colorful illustrations capture your child’s imagination and stimulates story-making in his/her own imagination. And reading along with your children is memorable quality time. And you can teach so many lesson of life. A kindergarten story book can be introduce or reinforce many of the kindergarten concepts: recognizing letters of the alphabet, count out numbers (for example, count seven bears in the picture), emphasize proportions, etc. The best learning takes place when you do not think you are learning.
In addition to this, perhaps one of the best gifts you can give your child is the love of reading and a love for books. With a love of stories, you child will always have a friend. Suggestions: The Giving Tree; How to Babysit a Grandma; Goodnight Moon; Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; Charlotte’s Web;I Love You to the Moon and Back; Are You My Mother?.
Miss McCulla is a retired English teacher of 32 years. She has Mastery of the grammar and mechanics of English, and has taught expository, fiction writing, and rhetorical skills to hundreds of students and aspiring writers throughout her career. She has written/edited/self-published five books, and currently manages and edits a writing blog called The Underground Tutor where she gathers essays, articles, entries, papers, manuals, profiles, criticisms, analyses of literature, just like those asked of students and writers in the university and publishing houses.
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