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Paddy Lynn Benefits of Storytelling


Storytelling has been used for thousands of years to educate, inform and pass on the history and traditions of a culture. 




  • Allows children to explore their own cultural roots
  • Allows children to experience diverse cultures
  • Enables children to empathize with unfamiliar people/places/situations
  • Offers insights into different traditions and values
  • Helps children understand how wisdom is common to all peoples/all cultures
  • Offers insights into universal life experiences
  • Helps children consider new ideas
  • Reveals differences and commonalities of cultures around the world
  • Increases children's willingness to communicate thoughts and feelings
  • Increases verbal proficiency
  • Encourages use of imagination and creativity
  • Encourages cooperation between students
  • Enhances listening skills
  • And It's Fun!
Paddy Lynn Chicago Storyteller Storyacting Workshops
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