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Monday, October 27, 2014

Storyteller ~ Tracy Chipman

 Last week we attended an event at our local library. 
Storyteller Tracy Chipman
Click below to check out her blog and more information 
 


Enjoying a good story. 
How fun it was. She used her hands, arms, eyes and facial expressions to tell us several great stories.
I loved to peek over at my boys to see the expression they made. 
One story she shared was a riddle. As she told the story we had to continue to try to solve the riddle along with the character in the story.

A little red house
With no windows or doors
With a star inside
And when you find it, you will receive something good to eat!

Do you like a good story?
Do you have a good storyteller  in your family?
Or are you the storyteller?

11 comments:

  1. Stories. Yes I love stories. When I taught history there was no boring text but used novels and told stories about people who made a difference in history. I also had students write a lot. I like to tell stories and write myself so when I retired I found blogging a fun outlet. Unlike most everybody else I thought Facebook quite restrictive and had no interest in it.

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  2. My mom was the storyteller and it was always so much fun listening to her. Story telling was very common when she was growing up as it was a form of entertainment. We have storytellers who visit our public library.
    Have a great day.
    JB

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  3. So glad you had fun and might I add I love her sweater.
    Hugs,
    Meredith

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  4. I claim that title in our family. I am, the story teller...and let me tell you....when I was a kid that was NOT such a good thing! lol My mother did everything she could to squelch me, I think....but once I learned truth from "stories" it got better. My little SweetCheeks is a story teller, too. She is very entertaining and I think our youngest grandson at age 2 is already telling stories and struggling to find the words to do so sometimes.

    I will go check this lady's blog out! Thanks! xo Diana

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  5. I love a good story and I like to think I am a pretty good story teller ~
    inherited it from dear ole dad.

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  6. That sounds like such fun. I like to read poetry aloud....not quite story telling but I love poetry and the way it flows. Enjoy your evening! Sweet hugs, Diane

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  7. That's the sign of a good storyteller...being able to keep kids engaged! They're so easily distracted.

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  8. I love storytellers, I think it's a wonderful ability to hold other peoples attention and keep them engaged! Thank you for sharing :-)

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  9. What fun! I'm not very good at riddles. Glad your boys enjoyed it. Mr. Cranberry is the story teller around here. :-)

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  10. How fun! xoox My daughter is the storyteller!

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  11. Some say that I am a good story teller :) I guess I get it from my grandfather!

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High Fives from Wisconsin!

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