Children love magnet stories and rhymes, and they are great fun! Teachers will enjoy using Story Resources modern attractive teaching resources in large groups and 1 on 1 learning experiences with the children. Perfect for learning centers and circle times, magnetic storyboards provides the visual imagery many children need to successfully reconstruct the events of a story, and link concepts to their own wider world. And for those in home-based care learning environments these magnetic stories and rhymes will stick on our fridge too,or look at our instructions for making your own very simple magnet board from a baking tray.
There is much more to literacy than being able to read and write, it's also being able to speak, and understand what you read, write and hear. Children who are literate know that sounds, letters, pictures and ideas go together and have meaning, so when they start school they are reading for formal reading and writing instruction that will build on all the pre reading and writing skills they have learnt during early childhood. Magnetic Stories from Story Resources are the perfect way to encourage the development of these pre reading, writing and math’s skills as children engage in ways that are meaningful and relevant to them. You can help preschoolers develop his language and cognitive thinking skills even more by encouraging them to tell the story using the magnetic pieces - you might be surprised by how quickly children gain confidence, develop a storytelling vocabulary and create their own stories based on the magnetic resource you provide. Watch preschoolers come to life with the learning opportunities that these magnetic story resources create. The aim is not just for children to learn to read, but to enjoy reading. Whilst 'playing' and 'games' may appear to be an indirect approach, they provide a learning environment where children are generally more are relaxed and willing to take risks. Where as, in a formal teaching situation some children can feel pressured about producing the 'right answer' or doing things the 'right way'.
So do yourself and the children a favor by giving them every opportunity to learn though a diversity of approaches that will make your early childhood centre a fun place to be. Each magnet resource has its own set of full colour digitally drawn graphics with a specific focus and learning objectives. Many resources also incorporate extended learning opportunities, and some have extra activities that can be downloaded from this website. For teachers, preschools, kindergarten etc. These story telling resources are a must have for early childhood teachers. Stories, Songs etc for teachers, preschools, kindergarten etc.