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Interactive Storytelling

A series of animal stories presented in lively, fun interactive storytelling sessions

Sessions start at 10.30am and run for approximately one hour. Places must be booked in advance. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Week 1: Friday 24 January 2020 - The Three Little Pigs 

A traditional version of this well loved story, with lots of actions and repeating phrases to join in with.

Week 2: Friday 31 January 2020 - The Golden Goose

A classic story about a hero who shows us how being kind, good hearted and generous is more important than being clever or witty, and that greed has unpleasant consequences!

Week 3: Friday 7 February 2020 - The Hare and the Tortoise  

The classic Aesops fable brought to life! Children always love this race between unequal partners, where the underdog wins in the end.

Week 4: Friday 14 February 2020 - Goldilocks and the Three Bears

A great traditional fairy tale that children never get tired of. There’s lots of repeating phrases to join in with, so great for promoting concentration and good listening!  

Week 5: Friday 21 February 2020 (half term - open to older siblings) - Anansi and the Honey Tree (an African Folk Tale)

Anansi the Spider is up to mischief again in this traditional African trickster-tale.  The music session features traditional African music. 

Week 6: Friday 28 February 2020 - The Dancing Turtle (a traditional Brazilian folk tale) 

This is the story of a clever and talented turtle that almost ends up as turtle soup! This Story Box introduces the rainforest, its wildlife and the indigenous people who live there.  The story incorporates dance as well as music and drama. 

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Red House Museum and Gardens

Address: Red House Museum and Gardens, Quay Rd, Christchurch, BH23 1BU
Telephone: 01202 482860

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