Here is another excellent teaching idea from that excellent teacher, Jennie!
A StoryWalk is a book, told with a series of signs, planted outdoors along a walk, that take you through each page of a book. You follow along, walking from one ‘page’ of a story to the next. It is a walk, and it is reading.
What if a StoryWalk included more than reading the story? For preschoolers, adding movement and all sorts of challenges to each ‘page’ makes it even more exciting. The perfect book, of course, is Brown Bear, Brown Bear, by Bill Martin Jr and illustrated by Eric Carle.
This classic and beloved book is our new StoryWalk at school. Children love it! After our walk, back in the classroom, Connor blurted out, “I love doing the blue horse.” This ignited a flurry of excited children telling everyone their favorite page.
And the pages continue:
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