Tag Key Stage 2

The Fox’s Knob

A North Shropshire tale from Hawkstone of a brave old fox and hunting dogs. With Key Stage 2 activities, background facts and a song.

The Disappearing City

A story from Wroxeter, explaining why the nearby Roman city of Viroconium became a ruin. With Key Stage 2 activities and discussion points, background facts and a song.

The Treasure Of Stokesay

A story from South Shropshire about giants and their treasure. With background facts, Key Stage 2 activities and a song.

Robin Hood’s Arrow

The story of Robin Hood’s only visit to Ludlow. With background facts French translations and Key Stage 2 activities and a song.

Lost in the Flood

A story from the time of the Romans in Britain that links the creation of Bomere Pool to the Roman city of Viroconium and Caer Caradoc, near Church Stretton. With KS2 activities, interesting facts and a song.

Edric and the Stiperstones

The story of Wild Edric, an 11th Century warrior lord whose spirit lives on in the South Shropshire hills. With a video performance of the fairy tale, audio reminiscences from local residents, KS2 activities, facts and local folklore and a song.

And The Water Gushed Forth

One of the stories of the late 7th Century Saint, Milburga Abbess of Wenlock. With background facts, Key Stage 2 activities and a song.

The Giant and the Cobbler

The story of how The Wrekin hill was made by a giant. With background facts, French translations, Key Stage 2 activities and a song.

Mitchell’s Fold

A story about a famine, a cow and a witch that pre-dates the coming of Christianity to Shropshire. With background facts, Key Stage 2 activities and a song.

The Whist Hound

The Story of the Hounds of the Wild Hunt on the Wrekin Hill. A video telling and a kamishibai version with information on how to replicate the project with your local stories.

Mrs Merrick

The Story of Wellington’s first railway accident. A video telling and a kamishibai version with information on how to replicate the project with your local stories.

Honest John

How a story of a stick collecter from Denmark ended up at Apley Manor, Telford. A video telling and a kamishibai version with information on how to replicate the project with your local stories.

let’s create at home – the crankie Baboushka

A Creativity Challenge to make Crankie to to tell the Russian Christmas story of Baboushka.

let’s create at home – Gawain goes topsy-turvy

A Creativity Challenge to make an Topsy-Turvy Doll to help you tell the Shropshire version of Gawain and the Green Knight.

let’s create at home – Queen of the Birds

A Creativity Challenge to craft a Buzzard with a Wren nestling in its wing to tell a Shropshire version of the Queen of the Birds tale.

let’s create at home – Retablo

A Creativity Challenge to make a Retablo to retell the Rainforest story of the most hated God-demon, Tupan.

lets create at home – Jigsaw & Codex

A Creativity Challenge to make a Jigsaw & Codex (fold-out book with picture images) to retell the Aztec story of Coyolxauhqui.

let’s create at home – Kavad

A Creativity Challenge to make a Kavad (Indian Story Shrine) to retell the very British story of King Arthur & his Knights of the Round Table.

let’s create at home – Kolobok

A Creativity Challenge to make Russian cookies and a set of “nested dolls” to tell the Russian tale of the Kolobok.

let’s create at home – Story-Pats

A Creativity Challenge to make a Story-Pat (singing scroll) of the African story “Queen of the Cats”.

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