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Story Making Activities

These toolkits are creative ways to use your library, developed by artists Jayne Williams, Manya Benenson and Andy Reeves as part of the Imaginative Spaces project

The following three toolkits are included in the Creative Development Training.

  • Non Fiction Challenge (PDF, 397 Kb)

    Use the library's reference resources in a imaginative way to complete a story without an ending.
    Developed by Andy Reeves

  • Story Bag (PDF, 172 Kb)

    Simple ‘pass the parcel’ style activity that delivers words or objects as gifts for the players to create a group narrative.
    Developed by Jayne Williams

  • Word Wednesday (PDF, 127 Kb)

    A creative writing adventure. Create a book from words and pictures discovered on a library treasure hunt.
    Developed by Jayne Williams


More Toolkits

  • Discover with Stories Arts Award (PDF, 215 Kb)

    A framework to help deliver Arts Award in libraries through the enjoyment of reading, discovering knowledge and imagination.
    Developed by Manya Benenson

  • Food Stories (PDF, 414 Kb)

    An overview of a hugely successful food-related project and practical ideas for your venue.
    Developed by Andy Reeves

Early Years Storytelling Toolkit

Click here for some simple ideas for creating a Storytelling framework for early year's children and families and download all the Polly the Post and Little Owl stories.
Developed by Manya Benenson