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
June 2018

Introduction to This Stone Soup Art Activity Halima’s colorful picture is made in felt pen. It is so completely colored in it looks like painting! But because...

Introduction to This Stone Soup Writing Activity “We Are Looking for Freedom” was written by Marigian one-and-a half-years after she arrived in the United...

Introduction to this Stone Soup Writing and Art Activity “The Enchanted Egg” is a delightful story that plays with ideas and characters commonly found in fairy...

Introduction to this Stone Soup Art Activity Hares are a bit like rabbits, and this picture from Hungary by Katalin Kiss, 13, shows a group of people hunting...

Taking as inspiration the world of puppeteers for the play “War Horse” this activity teaches students how to use gesture to make animal characters more...

Introduction to This Stone Soup Writing Activity “Once Upon a Time” is an example of a story written in unusual English. This work is by a six-year-old and is...

Introduction to this Stone Soup Writing Activity Map showing Cambodia in relation to its neighbors Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand. Yuthikar Sokban’s story is about...

This writing project explores the idea of captivity in many forms helping young authors think about different ways characters might not be free to do as they...

Introduction to this Stone Soup Writing Activity This story by Vivek Maru is a moral tale. It is about personal integrity and the “right” way to live....

Introduction to this Stone Soup Writing Activity This is a short short story about someone who lights a fire in a fireplace, watches it burn for a while,...