Read a Book, Take a Walk!

At Historic New England Sites or at Your Own Site

A StoryWalk® is a fun, educational activity that enables children to enjoy reading, the outdoors, and exercise all at the same time!  Laminated pages from a children’s story book are attached to wooden stakes to create a walking route for a fun, outdoor reading experience.

Optional craft activities that connect with the Storywalk® book are available at the end of the walk for an additional fee.

StoryWalk® was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. 

Two boys enjoy a StoryWalk on the grounds of the Codman Estate

Available Storywalks®:

Little Apple Goat by Caroline Jayne Church

City Shapes by Diana Murray

I Face the Wind by Vicky Cobb

The Fierce Yellow Pumpkin by Margaret Wise Brown

The Ugly Vegetable by Grace Lin

Duck for Turkey Day by Jacqueline Jules

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come! by Nancy Carlson

The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton

The Tweedles Go Electric by Monica Kulling

Sometimes People March by Tessa Allen

Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown

The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds

Ish by Peter H. Reynolds

I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont

Program Details

Available Weekdays, Year-round

Cost: Fee starts at $50.00 and is dependent upon number of days the supplies are needed, distance travelled and if a craft is added.

Grade Level: Pre-K – Grade 5

Maximum Group Size: no limit

Type of Program: After School, Field Trip, Preschool, Programs to Go, Summer Programs

Related Topics: Architecture, Environment, Family, Farming, Story & Crafts

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