Popcorn Stories!

Popcorn Stories, Children's books

Let’s talk about an easy storytelling activity for building oral language. Encouraging your child to tell and share more stories will connect them to their creativity. Try this fun activity with your child…Popcorn Stories!

Popcorn Stories are basically little stories that “pop” into your head when you hear certain prompts. My favorite and easiest is “Once upon a time there was a…” then let your child take over. If the story starts to stall, you can add “and then they” to get things going again. Other great transitions are “suddenly”, “to their surprise”, or “meanwhile”.

Give this fun activity a try! Your family will definitely have a laugh and possibly a new hobby!