Friday, December 4, 2009

Tell Me a Story cards

Via BoingBoing

eeBoo's Tell Me a Story Creative Story Cards are boxes of 36 beautifully illustrated cards showing loosely connected scenes that your kids can make stories out of. The motifs on the cards repeat themselves -- characters and props recur -- so that there are many, many ways of joining them up into different tales. We have the circus set and my 21-month-old loves them, though she's just getting the hang of words and stories. But she likes to arrange them and then demand that I link them up with some kind of narrative, and then she plays with them on her own and talks a combination of nonsense and some recognizable words as she tells the story herself. It's a a really fun way to play together, and I like that you can lay out the stories in two dimensions, placing cards above, below, behind, before and on top of one another as the story progresses.
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