The real life story of the cow who invigorated Canadian nationhood. With Key Stage 2 activities and a patriotic song.
Raven is the guardian spirit of North-Western Native American cultures, and a trickster. This story is how he brings water to the world. With Key Stage 2 activities and a song.
The Inuit myth of the creation of sea creatures. With Key Stage 2 activities and an Inuit lullaby to learn to sing.
Oshadagea (the giant dew-eagle) is the bringer of rain in Iroquois mythology. This poem comes with Key Stage 2 activities and a song
The story of the Vikings ‘discovery’ of Canada. With Key Stage 2 activities and a song.
Coyote is the guardian spirit of East seaboard Native American cultures, and a trickster. This story is how he brings fire to the people. With Key Stage 2 activities and a song.
Try some karaoke to song settings of Bredon Hill, the poem by A E Housman from “A Shropshire Lad”. The three pieces of music below are by famous British composers, choose one and sing along if you can.
Your downloadable guide to picturesque storywalks in North Shropshire and South Cheshire including links to YouTube audio stories told by professional storytellers.
The Fundamentals; curating the space for your group to work in, and a visualisation exercise making a story out of a simple song.
A collection of some of the tales of King Arthur that are widespread in Shropshire. With a video of storyteller Jake Evan’s cycle quest visiting the sites and telling the stories.
A reworking of a Québécois folktale of a talking cat. With Key Stage 2 activities and a comic Canadian song to sing.
An Arthurian tale from Whixall Moss in North Shropshire. With a video made by Key Stage 3 pupils and ideas to create your own storytelling videos.
The story of how a blood red pear led to a grizzly end for an Ellesmere mother. With a video made by a student and ideas to create your own storytelling videos.
The opening part of the story of Gilgamesh’s search for eternal life. With Key Stage 2 activities and a song.
A Creativity Challenge to make an origami kayak, draw Arctic Sea Mammals and undertake a fiendish quiz to help you tell the story of “Sedna”.