Magic happens the moment a storyteller enfolds a child in a story.  Reality falls away.  The teller vanishes, and the story dives straight into the heart.  Children ride the wave of the story, become the wave, become the story.  And in that transformation, literature comes alive.   

     Download Storytelling Magic to discover ways you can promote this art form.

Article published in LibrarySparks Web Resources, March 2009.

Free Storytelling Materials

Storytelling uses in the classroom:


develops literacy skills

inspires ideas for writing

enriches curriculum

teaches story elements

promotes oral language development

  1.   creates a positive listening atmosphere

  2.   improves visualization skills

  3.   helps develop sequencing skills

  4.   promotes multicultural understanding

My Past Programs Include:

Colorado Schools

CCIRA

Colorado Outdoor  Education Center

University of Colorado at Denver

PEBC Library Power

Cheyenne Parks and Rec

Denver Libraries 

Denver Art Museum

Arvada Center

Rocky Mountain Storytellers’ Conference

  1.   Girl Scouts

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