Magnetic Stories


~ Short story with pictures, such as The Hungry Caterpiller

~ Scissors

~ Glue

~ Cardboard

~ Laminate or contact paper

~ Magnetic strips

~ Fridge or magnetic surface


1. Photocopy or hand draw the pictures from your chosen book.

2. Cut the pictures out, then glue on to cardboard and leave to dry.

3. Laminate or cover with contact paper.

4. Place a magnetic strip on the back of each picture.

5. Stick on your fridge and tell the story with your child.

6. Let your child tell their version of the story with the magnets.