Share the joys and struggles of life in the most natural way possible—by sharing stories!
Attention teachers, counsellors, youth workers and creative writing coordinators. Here are 80 full-colour storytelling prompts for people of all ages. From classrooms to discussion groups; a family game to a therapeutic tool. Perfect for anyone who works with people who have a story to tell.
Narratives, metaphors and storytelling have become an important part of counselling and social work practice. But stories don't have to be therapeutic or life-changing. Sometimes we just need to escape into 'once upon a time...'
Storycatching is a wonder-sparking set of 80 storytelling prompts. The cards are quirky, surprising, occasionally edgy and perfect for making your mind buzz with memories and creative possibilities. From the classroom to the Scouts' Hall, from counselling scenarios to long drives in the car, these cards are ideal for unlocking the stories of people of all ages!
Like any set of cards that are used for conversation building or story prompting, the ways in which you use Storycatching will be driven by your purpose, passion, curiosity and creativity. Storycatching covers a wide range of subject matter and emotional territory. It is a simple and versatile resource that does not require any special training to be used.
Teachers, youth workers, parents and creative arts therapists: here's the resource you need to get young people telling stories and reflecting on their thoughts, feelings, memories and attitudes to life!
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