Anne Ryan


What is a ‘Story Drawer’?

Stories can come from anywhere and it’s fun to collect things that spark a story or a new idea. This is my ‘Story Drawer’. It was my first school bag. It is like a hard drive from my childhood and it helps me to access all the stories from my inner child. The green bottle…


How does drawing promote storytelling?

Children draw for all sorts of reasons as they learn to make sense of the world around them. As with imaginative play, drawing can be a means to express emotions, tell stories, solve problems, shape experiences and develop imagination. Children often use oral storytelling and role play to accompany their drawing activities. If you want…