Children have an innate love of stories. Stories create magic and a sense of wonder at the world. Stories teach us about life, about ourselves and about others. Storytelling is an unique way for students to develop an understanding, respect and appreciation for other cultures.
Other benefits of using storytelling in the classroom
Promote a feeling of well-being and relaxation.
Increase children's willingess to comunicate thoughts and feelings.
Encourage use of imagination and creativity.
Encourage cooperation between students.
Enhace listening skills.
I want my banana is a short story about a monkey. Monkey is hungry, but he can't find his banana. Some fearsome jungle creatures offer him tasty alternatives, but Monkey is convinced of their generosity.
During the previous days our primary students were doing different activities to learn about this celebration and have fun making Valentine´s cards for their friends, classmates and families, singing songs, doing Valentinés Word searches, crosswords or mandalas.
This video summarizes most of these activities. Enjoy!!