On Thursday, March 19th, Auntie Beverly came to tell stories to E1 and children’s house. She is our official Bright Water storyteller. As follow-up, on Monday, March 23-25th I told some stories of my own.
The stories I told: (Both come from my experience. I am Jewish and I lived in Japan for 2 years)
1. “Could be Worse” A Russian Jewish Folk Tale.
2. “Maybe, Maybe Not” a Taoist / Zen tale from Japan
(As both are oral, living folk tales, there are many versions.)
I encourage students to tell the stories that they connect with:
Here are some tools for children to begin to tell their own stories.