Category Educational Resources

The Khavad, Kavad or Kaavad

Find out about the stories that are told using this intriguing box from Rajasthan in India.

Riverturtle Is Not Singing

It’s said a picture can tell a thousand words, this wooden riverturtle helped tell 1043 words.

A constellation of exhibits on Wild Edric

Why does a legend last? The artefacts and images that made up the museum exhibit on Wild Edric of the Stiperstones.

5 Prints of Shropshire Stories by Joseph Scrobb

Details about these vibrant illustrations of Shropshire Myths.

9 Paintings of Shropshire Myths

Details of the acrylic paintings at the heart of the Shropshire exhibit in Mythstories museum.

16 Canvas Panels of King Arthur’s Shropshire

Find out about the 16 canvas panels detailing King Arthur’s enduring presence in Shropshire Legend.

Auca, a 17th Century Catalan ‘Comic Strip’

Auca is an evolving tradition still telling stories today. See how Mythstories employed it to tell story of the ‘real life’ Robin Hood.

Bertilak & Morgan Processional Giants

Get the background information on how giants claimed a place in the World’s First Story Museum.

“The Romany Gypsy Storytelling Wagon”

One of the core exhibits in Mythstories Collection: The Romany Gypsy Storytelling Wagon with its Life In A Box activity for Key Stage 2 pupils.

How Ganesh got his elephant head

The story of how an elephant gladly parted with his head to a much loved God.

let’s create at home – Sculpt-your Story

A Creativity Challenge to make a traditional-style story for a nearby public sculpture with a video from Wednesfield in 2001.

let’s create at home – Kamishibai

A Creativity Challenge to make a kamishibai to accompany the retelling of the Welsh tale of “The House With The Front Door On The Back”.

let’s create at home – A Story Apron for Simon and Nellie

A Creativity Challenge to make a Story Apron to accompany the retelling of the Shrewsbury tale of Simon & Nellie, the expert bakers of Longden Coleham.

let’s create at home – Story Mat for Bufeo Colorado

A Creativity Challenge to make a Story Mat to accompany the retelling of the Rainforest story “Bufeo Colorado”, the shapeshifting pink river dolphin.

let’s create at home – music for One Tree And Many

A Creativity Challenge to make a musical instrument to accompany the retelling of the Rainforest story “One Tree and Many”.

The Story of Nellie

The story of Nellie’s memorable overnighter in Wem, North Shropshire. With a video made by a student and ideas to create your own storytelling videos.

King Gogmagog of Oswestry Hillfort

The tale of the King of the Giants who held court at Old Oswestry Hillfort, North Shropshire. With a student’s video and ideas to create your own storytelling videos.

The Tale of Fouke le fitz waryn III

The tale of the Master of Whittington Castle, North Shropshire. With a video made by students and ideas to create your own storytelling videos.

The Devil and Colemere Church

The tale of the Devil at Colemere, North Shropshire. With a video made by Key Stage 3 pupils and ideas to create your own storytelling videos.

The Wem Goblin

The tale of a Goblin in a pub in Wem, North Shropshire. With a video made by Key Stage 3 pupils and ideas to create your own storytelling videos.

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