Blog Posts tagged: storytelling

An older primary pupil reading to P1 children

Our Top Five Resources for World Storytelling Day

Tomorrow is World Storytelling Day, the ideal time for you and your pupils to take some time to enjoy reading and listening to stories. Check out our top resources to help you do just that!

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Hooray! Hooray! It’s Storytelling Day!

Hooray! Hooray! It’s Storytelling Day!

For World Storytelling Day we asked storyteller Renita Boyle to tell us what she loves about telling stories and what they can do for you!

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Nesting Primary School pupils with Renita

Six Steps to a Successful Schools Writer Residency

Developing a sustained project with a writer in your school or library can be a hugely fruitful experience, lending you the skills and perspective of someone who can help unlock children's creativity. In this blog post, author and poet Renita Boyle describes her series of mini residencies on Shetland, and outlines six steps to help you host a worthwhile residency.

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Science of Story conference

The Science of Stories

Come along to a free conference investigating the science behind stories, the mediums in which young people enjoy narrative and the impact it has on their love of books.

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Primary 1 children re-telling What the Ladybird Heard

Wardie Tells a Story: Building Storytelling Skills

Wardie Primary School discovered the power of storytelling to help even struggling writers come up with quirky and fun tales. Teacher Aurelie Norman tells us more about the innovative practice going on during the school's fortnight-long storytelling focus!

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Vivian French on the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour

Vivian French: How to Tell a Great Story

The author of the Tiara Club series tells us about storytelling.

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Authors Live: Storytelling Relay

Exploring storytelling and the Commonwealth in P4 - a photo blog

How Wardie Primary P4 pupils explored the Commonwealth through storytelling

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Pumpkin craft image by Jackins on Wikimedia Commons

5 Top Tips for Telling Ghost Stories

Storyteller Ruth Kirkpatrick offers her tips for telling a great ghost story.

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Beverley Naidoo

How Grangemouth High School celebrated Africa

A cross-curricular celebration of Africa, with stories at its heart

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Bob Pegg, the storyteller enlisted for the project

Promoting diversity and equality through writing

All Different, All Equal youth project (ADAE) was a Live Literature funded project organised by Roxana Meechan at Highland Council’s Youth Development Services. Working with young people from six Sutherland villages, the aim was to promote cultural diversity, tolerance & equality within their...

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