Winter-Inspired Storytelling

Victoria Hackett

Outdoor Classrooms Training and Development Programs

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”  Ben Franklin

Outdoor Classrooms inspires early childhood teachers, out-of-school-time educators;, parents and families to create one-of-a-kind Outdoor Classrooms and/or Backyard Teaching Gardens. All on a shoe-string budget. One way we do this is through workshops and training.

All workshops and training are led by Victoria Hackett, M.Ed.  Whether your workshop is online or onsite, Victoria blends theory with hands-on problem-solving techniques, true-to-life anecdotes, valuable tips, and lively participation. Her extensive experience as a consultant/trainer/mentor and her background as a Natural Teacher allow her to bring profound knowledge and a pragmatic approach to every workshop she teaches.


Winter-Inspired Storytelling: 

1-hour workshop

How do you read books outdoors in Winter with mittens on? Explore this question and the world of Storytelling. This workshop is designed for both teachers and parents to demystify the craft of storytelling, improve storytelling skills and also assist in how to help children improve their storytelling skills. This workshop opens the door to adding literacy outdoors in winter.  Learn how to tap into your inner Storyteller on cold weather days and add this amazing craft to your “bag of tricks.”

In this 1-hour workshop, you will:

  • Learn tips and tricks for adding winter-inspired storytelling to your cold-weather outdoor classroom.
  • Add resources to your Toolkit.
  • Discover how to tell a story outdoors in winter.
  • Learn tips and tricks for engaging children with winter-inspired storytelling.



  • Lifetime access
  • Downloadable workbook
  • Participation Certifcate
  • Input from a community of like-minded educators

Course Features

  • Lectures 2
  • Quizzes 0
  • Students 2
  • Assessments Yes

My mission is for every child in every school to have access to an Outdoor Classroom. Therefore, I inspire educators to teach outdoors and lead an on-line virtual community of Natural Teachers all over the world to create their own Outdoor Classroom story.


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