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What is the Moving Stories Method?

The Moving Stories Method uses play, sand, and story to engage children in healing, learning and creative self-expression. The stories are most often told with objects in the theater of a sandtray that the children can play with afterwards. Check-out the library and workshops to learn more.


Next Moving Stories Method Workshop:

October 17, 2023 9 AM to 4:30 PM at 471 Gin Cove Rd., Perry, Maine

Trauma Responsive Social Emotional Learning: The Moving Stories Method

In the Therapeutic Story Library

Finding Diamonds

Author:  Dr. Sue Carroll Duffy   Illustrator:  J. Woodruff Carroll

If you find a giant diamond are you as valuable as a giant diamond? A young boy hopes so.  While the rest of his family sleeps, he and his dog begin his giant diamond rock hunt along the rural Maine coast.  His curious mind, nature and the power of loving relationships lead the way to his most important discovery…

*Helps children express their feelings

*Builds Self-acceptance

*Connects children to nature

*A Companion Book helps teachers apply the Moving Stories Method using this story in their classroom.

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