Acting books out is one of my favorite ways to make story time extra fun for kids – and it’s a great way to bring books to life! So when the people from The Gruffalo – one of my all-time favorite children’s books – offered me the chance to host a review/giveaway for my readers, I knew exactly what products of theirs I wanted to feature.
Here is Emma (seven years old) in serious narrator mode:
And you can see a snippet of Johnny (five years old) and Lily (three years old) acting out the story. We decided not to give away the ending of the book, in case you haven’t read it!
The Gruffalo company was kind enough to offer up a bean bag mouse, Gruffalo puppet, and copy of the book for a US-based reader of this blog so you can do some storytelling of your very own! To enter, just fill in the form below. I will choose a winner on April 15th via random.org:
What are some of your favorite ways to explore picture books with your kids?