Help young students ddevelop story sense and retelling skills with this super simple DIY Felt Board for Story Retelling- using props/visual aids to tell a story helps enhance the story and easier for children to comprehend what the story is about.
"Go Away, Big Green Monster!" by Ed Emberley is a favorite for young kids. For a craft let kids make their own big green monster out of construction paper. Don't forget to act scared! Kids get a kick out of other people's reactions.
Felt scenes are a nice way to add to story time--and have the child repeat their own version if the story. Here is GIVE A MOUSE A COOKIE Children's Flannel Board by FunFeltStories (more may be found on Etsy)