Create your own storybook (5 - 6 year olds)

Children love storybooks. Why not create your own storybook with your child? This will develop language and communication skills.

Home Learning

You will need

  • paper
  • stapler
  • coloured pencils

What to do

The story can be some daily experience within your family:

  1. Discuss with your child and talk about your family’s story.
  2. Jot down notes by answering the 4Ws’- Who, What, Where, When.
  3. Staple pieces of paper together to bind into a book, ask your child to write down the page numbers.
  4. Draw your unique story and share it with your family members and relatives!

Home made storybook

Learning outcomes

  • Language / Communication: Use talk to organise, sequence and clarify thinking, ideas, feelings and events.
  • Literacy / Writing: Gives meaning to marks they make as they draw, write and paint.
  • Understanding the World: Remembers and talks about significant events in their own experience.

Ask your child

  • What do you like to do with your family?
  • Can you share your experience of going shopping/traveling with your families?