"StoryWalk®, an exciting initiative that combines a children’s story with a popular walking route, was developed in September, 2007 by Anne Ferguson, a volunteer with the Coalition. Ferguson selects a children’s book, separates the pages, laminates them, and attaches them to wooden stakes. She then drives the stakes into the ground at regular intervals along paths so readers can follow the story as they walk the route. Ferguson conceived of StoryWalk® as a way to inspire parents, teachers, and... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: April 27, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 11, 2014
Submitter: Sally Robertson
Keywords: libraries, literacy, reading, children's books, early childhood education, picture books, physical activity, physical fitness
Primary Audience: Grade School
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Discussion for StoryWalk Project
42 weeks ago
Carol Helton (Faculty)
The Storywalk project was an interesting idea and worthy of consideration. However, this side is the Vermont Bicycle and Pedestrian Coalition and does not give than much information on the Storywalk Project.
1 year ago
Sally Robertson (Librarian)
This is a great and an inexpensive way to help young children develop a love for reading and books, while also encouraging physical acitivty.
Time spent reviewing site: 15 min.