We used the stamps to create illustrations, wrote a story about the scenes, and made our own book! The kids loved creating their own book and reading it over and over!

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Camp Sunny Patch Session 12 is brought to you by Melissa & Doug, written by Camp Counselor (and Melissa & Doug Blog Ambassador) Amy Mascott. (Click here for a printable version.)

Stamps are often used for card-making, picture-creating, and rainy days. But we’ve stretched our stamp sets (and our imaginations!) for this Camp Sunny Patch activity, and the results were awesome.

This simple Storytelling with Stamps event gave our kids a reason to put the stamp to the ink and pencil to paper for some seriously fun story-writing!

storytelling with stamps

First, we gathered our supplies: We used several sets of Melissa & Doug stampsthe Animal Stamp SetDeluxe Stamp SetDinosaur Stamp Set, Vehicles Stamp Set, and Baby Zoo Animals Stamp Set. We also used a Jumbo Multi-Color Stamp Pad and the really cool Storytelling Paper shown above–it’s perfect for writing stories and illustrating them. 

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