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The Hidden Treasure / Y Trysor Cudd

The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Hidden Treasure”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and two creative video tellings by young storytellers.

Einion’s Harp / Telyn Einion

The Montgomeryshire folktale “Einion’s Harp”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and two video tellings by young Key Stage 2 pupils.

Hafren / Hafren

The Montgomeryshire folktale “Hafren”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and two video tellings by young Key Stage 2 pupils.

The Magic Cauldron / Y Crochan Hud

The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Magic Cauldron”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and one creative video telling by young storytellers.

The Changelings / Y Plant Cyfnewid

The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Changelings”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and two very different video tellings.

The Enchanted Wood / Y Goedwig Hud

The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Enchanted Wood”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and two very different video tellings.

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”.

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”.

let’s create at home – Story Jars

A Creativity Challenge to make a story jar based on the tale of how Mrs Ellis created the Mere at Ellesmere.

Montgomeryshire Folktales

How to work with local folktales. With ideas for half day, whole day or longer projects. There are downloadable Welsh and English language versions of the stories used and lots of videos to watch.

make and use Story Creation Games

Everything you need to make and use story creation games in easy to use downloadable pdfs.

make and use a Story Sash etc.

Everything you need to make and use a Story Sash and other objects to tell circular and there and back tales in easy to use downloadable pdfs.

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