YOU ARE HERE: - Free Training Materials >> Acting

Free Training Resources, Games, Roleplays, Activities & Downloads

Current Articles

Get Updates to Exercise Database by Email  

Storytelling Exercise: Make a Story with Three Images

Storytelling Exercise: Make a Story with Three Images
Exercises, Creativity, Acting, Storytelling

Article Rating:::: 62 Ratings :::: Monday, November 17, 2014


This exercise helps to test the creativity of delegates on their ability to make stories based on a series of images. Each delegate sees a series of images and needs to make an interesting story that will connects them all together.


Make a sequential story based on three images shown to you.

What You Need

  • A series of three related images for each delegate. For example, series A would have 3 related images, series B would have a different set of three related images and so on.
  • Projector


  • Explain that in this exercise, delegates get to deliver a story based on three images.
  • Ask a volunteer to start.
  • Show image 1 of series A.
  • Ask the volunteer to say 2 or 3 sentences about it.
  • Show the next image in series A.
  • Ask the same volunteer to say another 2 or 3 sentences while connecting this to what he has been stated already.
  • Continue with the third image until the volunteer has created a story out of the three images.
  • Allocate about 3 minutes for each delegate.
  • Move on to series B and show then to the next delegate.
  • Continue with other delegates until all have delivered a story.
  • At the end, ask delegates to vote for the best story and explain why they think it is the best.
  • Follow with a discussion.


Explaining the Exercise: 5 minutes

Activity: (3 min * N) = 24 minutes for 8 delegates

Group Feedback: 10 minutes


Who was good at creating an interesting story? Why was the story good? Which set of images proved to be the most difficult to make a story of? 

Post Rating


Train the Trainer Resources

Get Insights - Read Guides and Books - Attend Courses

Learn Training Delivery


Dan Miles   By Dan Miles @ Wednesday, January 7, 2015 4:05 AM
And at the end of the session, you can ask the participants to connect story A with story B.
That will show the negotiation ability.

Post Comment

Name (required)

Email (required)


Enter the code shown above:

Rate = 2.27 out of 5 :::: 62 Ratings.


Full Index of Training Exercises

Collection of 500+

Browse the exercises divided into 7 main groups. 

Course Design Book

Course Design Strategy - Book Front Cover

Course Design Strategy

Available as paperback and ebook

Join 30,000+ Readers.

Download Free Exclusive Training Resources and Join Our Mailing List:

Online Course

Train the Trainer Core Skils Course

Online Train the Trainer Course:
Core Skills

CPD Accredited

Learn How to Become the Best Trainer in Your Field


Full Course Details

Train the Trainer Book

Train the Trainer - Book Front Cover

Available as paperback and ebook

Train the Trainer Courses

Attend Our 2-Day Instructor-Led Train the Trainer Course

Book Early to Get Discounts.


We Offer Fixed-Price In-House Courses Too.


Train the Trainer Self Study Course

Body Language Guide

Free Giveaway Training Resources

Download a free comprehensive training package including training guidelines, soft skills training activities, assessment forms and useful training resources that you can use to enhance your courses.

Download Free Training Marterials