Tell me a story
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By Bev Long — Educational Consultant
Original article published 1st January 2009

This non-competitive game, for up to four players, supporting oral storytelling uses a variety of settings, characters, scenarios and optional objects. The game could also be used to support planning for writing.

The printed version can be played with dice or using a home-made spinner. A spinner template is also available for you to download. The online version of the game has a virtual spinner.


Before playing

Decide which way you wish to play the game from the options below, then explain to the children what they have to do. Model how to select a setting, characters and scenario and model how to use these to tell a story.

Playing the game

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  1. cmhare
    on 1 October 2010

    interactive tell me a story

    This will solve an ideas problem for stories with familiar settings!