Use Storyplay Cards To Practice Your Storytelling

I panicked my daughter this morning when I told her I was doing a giveaway of StoryPlay Cards.

“NO – I love those!”

We both do.

Not to fear, daughter, the winner will get a brand new set cards, not our review set which my friend, Randy Compton in Boulder, Colorado sent me to review.

Randy’s company is Think-a-lot Toys and he also makes really amazing creative play game called Think-ets.

But, I digress.

You’ll love his new product, StoryPlay Cards.

There are 88 cards and 2 wild cards. I’m not sure where to start – there’s so much to do with these cards so how about a list of all the fun ways to stretch your imagination, game playing or storytelling.

  • Once Upon a Story: tell a story using 7 – 11 cards.
  • Favorite Story: use the cards to remember a favorite story and tell the group.
  • Spoons: spoon game with the cards
  • Sets: Like Pit, you try to collect a set of cards (colored borders on all cards, a set is 8 cards.)
  • Poker
  • Concentration
  • Match-Up and Quick Match: similar to Crazy 8s
  • Battle: like War
  • Charades
  • Meow: try to collect the most cards – good for younger kids
  • Animal Slap

See what I mean?

See also: 3 Storytelling Games for Kids &  Storytelling Made Simple

  • Jenn Perry

    What an great stocking stuffer these would make! That’s for the opportunity! :)

  • Amy

    These are awesome!

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  • Jaimie

    Hours of fun in one little box!

  • Brianna Beers

    These are really creative and I love how it will expand the childrens mind!

  • Laurie

    I love games that are versatile! Some versions will will be great for my preschooler, and some for my first grade students! Thanks for the opportunity. :o)

  • Michelle Willow

    Oh, I love your list of things to do with these cards! Makes them even better toy! :)

  • donna chong

    one box -a ton of fun

  • Denice

    So much fun with stories. I love it!

  • Christina

    Love that these cards can be used in so many different ways.

  • Hallie Doyle

    These are so cool! I can imagine some great conversations to be had with these!

  • Maria G

    Lots to inspire your imagination!

  • Tamara Domino

    WOW! So much to do with these cards. I would especially love to play once upon a story with my toddler.

  • welcome to our wonderland

    this look great I love how they are open ended and you could do so much with these. plus they would be great to take with you if you know there is going to be a wait somewhere.

  • Jo

    I would love to win these for my kindergartener=)

  • Suzanne

    Another great way to use imagination for all of us.

  • Tami

    Would love to win these for a stocking stuffer!

  • Joan Stewart

    The cards look beautiful. Could be a great learning tool for my son’s dual language classroom – stories could be in English or Japanese!

  • wendy

    These are fantastic!
    My son’s in French immersion, and I would use these to get him to make up a story in French.

  • Suzanne (Crunchy Green Mom

    What a great idea. I think these would be a lot of fun at the dinner table with all the kids! My second oldest is studying Japanese and my son German. It’ll be fun to hear all that!

    Suzanne Bastien


  • Becky

    These look great!

  • Holly

    Sounds fun!

  • Jackie J.

    These look like so much fun and educational as well.

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