• Summary
  • Contents

As teachers have become familiar and confident with the Circle Time technique they need further ideas and resources to help them develop this type of work with young people. This engaging book will help teachers who want to use the collaborative and co-operative method of learning to widen it from PSHE to other parts of the curriculum. It allows the teacher to develop a particular theme using key questions, activities and games. The unique links to storytelling and literacy skills will make this book highly popular with primary teachers.

Story Time
Story time

Reading stories to a group of young children can be a pleasurable, calming and engrossing experience.


  • are an easily accessible medium that can arouse interest in children — the first stage in learning
  • contribute to the development of imagination, language and a love of reading allow young children to learn about other people's lives and see how they deal with problems, relationships and feelings
  • are one of the traditional methods used by teachers to develop thinking skills.
How this Book Works

The activities in Using Circle Time to Learn About Stories emphasise the social nature of learning. Children are engaged in the moment through collaborative activities that are fun and simple, yet challenging. In this way a shared passion for, and understanding of, stories are created. The ...

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