I recently read about this Comprehension Story Walk at Fairy Dust Teaching that could be adapted to most stories.
Then add the characters of the story [you and your kids, or toys that can play the part].
Depending on the story of the book, you’ll want to adjust the activity to it.
- Who said “hi” to the Little Blue Truck when he came rolling by?
- Then who drove by and Honked?
- What happened to the Big Yellow Dump Truck?
- Who helped the Dump?
- How did they get out?
[*uninterrupted : being present with the child. No technology, phones, television, computer, etc. No errands, chores, making dinner, etc.]
- A favorite story book.
- Just you and your kids, acting out the parts.
- A piece of paper with markers. Draw out the story line with your kids.
- Use toys for characters, objects in the story and so forth.
- Use your imaginations!
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