K, 1-2, 3-5
Joyce Chiasson, Second Grade Teacher
Experiment with the Native American custom of using a stick to tell stories.
Have children remember something important they learned in the day.
Discuss multicultural themes.
- An ordinary stick found in a yard or play ground. (It must be sanded down and pointy parts broken off.)
- Explain to class that Native Americans were great story tellers and they used the talking stick to tell stories.
- Pass the stick around and have every class member tell a story about what they learned that day.