I recently had the opportunity to host a workshop at the Annual Jewish ECE Conference sponsored by Colorado Agency for Jewish Education (CAJE) and the ECE Initiative in Denver, CO. The event brings together Jewish preschools in the greater Denver, Boulder Colorado Springs area as well other cities in Colorado. Educators attend various workshops and seminars focused around a general theme. This year the theme was “The Power of Story.” I presented a hands-on workshop, Enhancing Storytelling using Story Stones and Loose Parts, and we had an amazing group of educators who made the session a total success. For more insight on story stones, please see my related blog post.
Please enjoy some pictures below from the workshop. I would love to answer any questions you may have and hear about how you use story stones in your classroom!
Telling a Story
Creating Noah’s Ark using a combination of story stones loose parts and traditional toys:
Examples of Jewish Themed Story Stones
These stones are hand drawn illustrations using permanent art markers.
Room Set- Up and Materials
General Themed Story Stones
Adding an Auditory Element to the Stories