Have your kids tell their own bedtime stories
In today's world, traditions are being broken due to changing technologies, cultures, etc and thus nothing is sacred, not even a child's bedtime. So how about a novel idea of having your child tell their own bedtime stories? This nightly exercise will not only help to put your child to sleep but also train his creativity. And to this endeavor, we introduce Rory's Story Cubes.
(Sourced from the School of Writing)
Rory's Story Cubes are basically dice with pictured faces of various kinds. While there is an exceptional number of ways to tell a story with these customised dice, the most common way is to have your child roll some dice and using the faces showing, to make a narrative. It is simple, easy and straightforward.
(Sourced from Kevin & Games)
The main benefit of Story Cubes is it is like buying a book of infinite stories. This is because the stories are only limited by you or your child's imagination.
For example, imagine how many stories you can come up with by just using the above picture. The different themed sets can also be mixed with dice from other sets, thus the ability to keep telling fresh new stories is really easy.
Portability is also a plus if you are going camping for example. A set of cubes in your pocket easily replaces a bag of books.
In conclusion, not only will Rory's Story Cubes get your child to become more creative in the exercise of story-telling but also train them with pattern recognition and critical thinking. A small investment for great rewards.