One particularly good use of children’s books in the church is reader’s theatre. As Dr. Carmel Tinnes explains, “Reader’s theatre is a dramatic form that is on a continuum between storytelling and formal theatre”. Dr. Tinnes shares her expertise with this form in this article and another one that will be posted next week.
Are there books you love that would be adaptable to this form of story sharing? We’d love to hear from you about your experiences with reader’s theatre in your church.