Story Stones

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In this activity, learners will exercise their imaginations and artistic skills. Appropriate for all ages, learners will create unique pieces to jumpstart storytelling sessions. Activity includes photos and step-by-step instructions.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
45 to 60 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - adult

Resource Type:


Materials List (per group of students)

  • Smooth, flat stones
  • Paint or permanent markers
  • Clear acrylic paint sealer
  • Bag or bowl


  • Mathematics
    • Geometry

Informal Categories

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Games
  • Nature and Environment
  • Performing Arts
  • Toys


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Access Rights:

  • Free access


Source Collection

  • Discovery At Home


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