Kids love rocks. There’s just something about the weight and feel of them that draws children in. Add some fun illustrations to those rocks and you have story stones! Check out some awesome story stone ideas below, then let me know which ones your kiddos would like the best!
storytelling and playful learning with story stones
Living Montessori Now created story stones focused on farm animal families.
My students loved retelling a favorite story with our The Mitten story rocks.
Build-a-face story stones from Where Imagination Grows let children explore their emotion.
I know some kiddos who’d love Red Ted Art’s Frozen stones!
Playdough to Plato’s camping-themed rocks would make for some interesting stories, I’m sure!
Thomas the Tank Engine story rocks from Hand Made Kids Art would certainly appeal to train-lovin’ kids.
Kitchen Counter Chronicles used story rocks to encourage poetry outside.
It seems fitting that The Gingerbread House shared how to make story stones based on The Gingerbread Man!
I love how Where Imagination Grows adapted the idea of story stones for the light table!
The Very Hungry Caterpillar rocks by Thrive 360 Living are gorgeous and make retelling the story even more fun.
The Golden Gleam’s Advent story stones would be perfect for Christmas-time.
I really like Inner Child Fun’s idea for making simple stones and taking them outside to create storytelling scenes.
Five Little Ducks story stones, from Red Ted Art, look adorable and make for fun companions to a well-loved kids’ song.
The sci-fi geek in me couldn’t write this post without including Tried & True’s science fiction story stones.
So, which story stones are your favorite? Now I’m itching to make more, so there may be a story stone project in our immediate future!
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