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StoryWalk Project

StoryWalk Project

"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 caregivers to take young children on a short stroll that will be fun for all. StoryWalk® helps build children’s interest in reading while encouraging healthy outdoor activity for both adults and children."

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Carol Helton
Carol Helton (Faculty)
4 years ago
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.
Sally Robertson
Sally Robertson (Librarian)
5 years ago

This is a great and an inexpensive way to help young children develop a love for reading and books, while also encouraging physical acitivty.

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