Movement

Wordless Stories

  • Time Length
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    < 1 hour

  • Mess Level
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    A Little Messy

  • Cost

    Materials or Fees

  • Difficulty
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    easy

Question and Wonder:

  • What makes a story?
  • Does a story have to have words? Pictures? Why?
  • What other ways can you think of to tell a story?
  • What is your favorite kind of story? Why?

Imagine and Design:

  • What kind of story will you tell?
  • Without using words or picture, how will you tell your story?
  • How can you use movements, sounds, or objects to tell your story?
  • What is your favorite kind of story? Why?
  • What about colors or lighting? How can they help you tell a story?

Test and Discuss:

  • Perform your story. You can use technology to share it with people who aren’t at your home.
  • How did it go? What did they like best about your story?
  • Was it hard to tell a story this way? Why?
  • How could you add more senses to your story…like smell?
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