Bread Stories

These bread stories come from storytellers that passed them down by word of mouth from generation to generation. Read them aloud or, better yet, use your own words.Telling stories is an excellent preparation for baking with children and stories also can be shared during the natural pauses in the baking process.

There are so many around us, though in “Baking Bread with Children”, by Warren Lee Cohen, I found these three beautiful suggestions.

” A grain of wheat”, by Warren Lee Cohen

” A little Red Hen”, a folktale from Russia

” The hedgehog and his bride “, a folktale from Lithuania

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