Story Stick Twists

Story Stick Twists craft

Get together with friends or on family night to tell tall tales. Use Crayola Twistables® and a paint stirrer to spin your yarns.

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    Have you ever created a group story in a circle? One person starts and each person adds something as you go around the circle. Here’s a slightly different twist on storytelling. Gather several friends or family members who have great imaginations and explain what to do.

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    Draw the story. The first person draws a picture of a story idea with Crayola Twistables on a paint stirrer. Don’t say any words! Pass the stirrer to the next person, who draws something that picks up the theme from the previous drawing. Continue passing until there is space for one drawing left (use both sides). In the last space, draw the story’s conclusion.

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    Tell what happened. You can tell your yarn in different ways. You could pass the stick around so each person explains what her or his picture meant. Or each person could "read" the story stick and tell a completely different tale.

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    Decorate the story stick. If you wish, attach decorations such as feathers or leaves with Crayola School Glue. Tie a yarn bow. Air-dry the glue. This could be the beginning of a library of story sticks!