storytelling programme aimed at KS2, available at Westonbirt Arboretum
Suitable for Years 3-6, March to November
Story structure, description, characters, creating atmosphere, speaking and listening.
- Generate a variety of imaginative story ideas.
- Use description to set the scene.
- Create atmosphere and mood through soundscapes.
- Tell stories, real and imagined, describing events and experiences.
Warming up our imagination - prepare and pack for a story expedition.
Douglas Mouse - an adapted Native American story created to help children learn about the Douglas fir tree.
Silent exploring - silently use four senses to explore the woodland and use personal experiences to create a woodland story setting.
Soundscape - use natural woodland materials to add a soundtrack to a short woodland poem.
Tree people - listen to the 'Yellow Cedar Sisters' a story about tree characters before creating your own story.
Whatever is that? - collect a fallen object, and create an imaginary story about what the object 'really' is, without saying what it truly is!