Activities

The Stone Soup Activities are intended both for self-guided use by Stone Soup readers and for use by teachers in a classroom setting. Many of the Activities are based on stories and art published in Stone Soup Magazine.

Stone Soup Magazine
January 2018

Introduction to this Stone Soup Writing Activity Winning a medal in a sporting event requires physical strength. It also requires concentration. In “A...

Introduction to this Stone Soup Art Activity This picture is from New Zealand. Brett Penman, age 10, shows us what it feels like to play soccer when the ball...

This is one of the most extraordinary stories Stone Soup has published in the previous 45 years. This activity focuses on how to effectively use non-standard...

Introduction to this Stone Soup Writing Activity “A Ride With Fate” is an emotionally powerful story about a boy who makes a couple of wrong decisions. The...

Introduction to this Stone Soup Art Activity In a way, the new year really starts with spring. Spring is the time for planting the garden and cleaning house....

Introduction to this Stone Soup Writing Activity What is exceptional about this story of a lost wolf cub is that the characters seem so real. Julie Frazier,...

Introduction to this Stone Soup Art Activity This city in Yemen, Saana, is similar in architecture with the painting, below, of a town in Saudi...

Introduction to this Stone Soup Writing and Art Activity “The Adventures of Pumpkin and Seegartus” is about a friendship between two animals–a pony, Pumpkin, and...

Introduction to this Stone Soup Writing Activity In “Blending In,” by Jonathan Rosenbaum, Charlie is at camp where he is teased by Carl and Jeremy, as well as by...

Introduction to this Stone Soup Art Activity For the artist, every workplace is a separate world with its own unique environment of light, sound, smell, and...