Stories define us and direct us to our potential. They have the power to transform, influence and inspire. Stories make us human.
Story based engagement is a powerful and meaningful tool for them since it is about the transference of ideas that would help in their holistic development…
Stories could help them explore their own roots and identities; empathize with diversity and the unfamiliar; makes them receptive to new ideas; reveals how differences bind the world and offer insights into universal life experiences.
Stories further help children to use imagination and creativity; it enables active participation and cooperation; it helps them communicate thoughts and feelings better; increases verbal proficiency and listening skills and thus opens them up to a world of learning.
Thus stories offer both intellectual and emotional learning for children.