International Story Exchange – Is an international exchange of story book readings that are videoed, uploaded to youtube and submitted (via email) along with a corresponding activity (worksheet,craft, enactment) by teachers globally.

Feel free to show any of the following storybook readings in your classrooms and do the activities. If you do show the videos to your students and participate in the activities please email picture of your classroom participating to the email id above and they will be posted on the blog next to the corresponding video.

Submitted from USA – Notre Dame Academy Elementary Los Angeles, California

2016-02-08 08.31.33STORY : AN ORANGE IN JANUARY by Dianna Aston


Story for Kindergarten Students

Activity to download: An Orange in January Activity Worksheet

Video of Story Book Reading:


Submitted from INDIA – SAI International School, Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha- India 

fairy-tales-the-fox-and-the-craneSTORY: THE FOX AND THE CRANE


Story for Kindergarten Students

PDF to download :  The Fox and the Crane

Activity video :

Activity to download : fox and the crow activity

Video of Story Book Reading : 

1(1)STORY: ICKY YUCKY MUCKY by Natasha Sharma


Story for Class I (1st grade) students

PDF to download : ICKY YUCKY MUCKY by Anitha Balachandran

Activities to download : Icky Yuky Mucky Activitiy

Students from SAI International School listening to the ICKY YUCKY MUCKY Story. One of the students drew a pet, cat for Princess Mucky named Lucy who is all covered in buggers.

Messy Pets Submitted by Churchdown Village Infant School, UK. Nice Work !!! They are amazing !

Notre Dame Academy Elementary, USA, also sent us some Messy Pets for princess Mucky. Great job! So Creative!

Video of Story Book Reading :

The-Brahmins-Gift-StorySTORY : THE BRAHMIN’S GIFT narrated by Namami Banerjee


Story for Class II (2nd grade) Students

PDF to download: The Brahmin’s Gift

Activities to Download :The Brahmin’s Gift Activity Worksheet





Activity Work Sheets submitted by Churchdown Village Infant School, UK

Video of Story Book Being Read :

Submitted from United Kingdom – Churchdown Village Infant School , Gloucester

FullSizeRenderSTORY: FROM HEAD TO TOE by Eric Carle


Story for Kindergarten to Class II (2nd grade) students

Activity to download:  From Head to Toe

Students of KG-II, SAI Angan- India, Listening to the ‘Head to Toe’ Story and enacting the characters and completing a craft activity.

Video of Story Book Reading:



Story for Kindergarten to Class II (2nd grade) students

Activity to download: chameleon(C)

Students form SAI International School watch the ‘Mixed Up Chameleon’ story video and do the pasting activity making their own mixed up chameleon using cutouts from the activity worksheet

Video of story book reading:



Story for Kindergarten to Class II (2nd grade) students

Activities to download:

Red a Crayon’s Story activity 1

Red a Crayon’s Story activities 2 – Colour the animals

Red a Crayon’s Story activity 3 – My Friend

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Students of SAI International School watching 1 of 6 story exchanged , ” Red , A Crayon’s Story, during International Storytelling Week Jan 30-Feb 6, 2016

Students From SAI International School , class II, doing the ‘Red, A Crayon Story’ Worksheet.

Notre Dame Academy Elementary School, California , USA submitted their self portraits of their friends as well after watching the video of “Red, A Crayon’s Story” sent in by Church Dow Village Infant School, UK….Great Job!!!!

Video of story being read:


Please contact Mrs. Jessica Patnaik, International Coordinator, , if you want to get involved and submit your own story and activity.