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Setting the Stage for Sensory Stories


Video Script

Sensory stories are a great way to include all the senses into story-telling and is an approach often enjoyed by parents and children alike. Adding sensory information can give richness to telling a story that expands a child’s understanding and encourages participation.

This video provides tips on setting the stage for telling a sensory story.

Thanks to Adam and Sherrie Graham for video editing.

Reference:

Sensory Stories Introduction
Lorna Hall, Scottish Sensory Centre

Book Examples for Sensory Stories

Many of your own story books at home will work well as sensory stories. Here are some additional examples of stories that would work well with the various senses:

Sight

Taste

Touch

Hearing

Smell

Movement

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