Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Storytelling "How Bear Lost his Tale"

It seems people are enjoying the draw-and-tell (also known as "chalk talk") stories I've been posting, so here is a more advanced one. It is a little trickier than Catching a Pest or Bingo. It's "How Bear Lost His Tail" from More Tell and Draw Stories by Margaret Jean Oldfield and is a porqui tale.


We begin by drawing a dot (which becomes the eye in the finished drawing):


And slowly, but surely, you wind your way to this:


This is an older book (copyright 1969), so it might be difficult for you to track down a copy. Please also remember the era when reading some of the stories as they might contain aspects that will be considered politically incorrect (or downright racist, etc.).

1 comments:

Could you email me your pdf with instructions for the Draw and Tell Bear?
Many thanks,
Ken Vesey
ken_vesey@computermail.net