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National Storytelling Week

This week is also National Storytelling Week.  Storytelling is vital in Reception as it allows children to retell well known stories and then use their imagination to adapt them to create their own. This week see if your child can retell a well known story. It could be one of their favourite bedtime stories that they know by heart or it could be one of the traditional tales we have been focusing on this term. 


You could also try and play the game name this story... where you give clues about a story and they have to guess which story you are describing for example if i said...

" This story has a biscuit that runs away and is chased by lots of animals and gets eaten up by a fox" I know your child will say The Gingerbread Man. I have added a link below to play this game with some more well known stories. Have fun storytelling.


Below are also links to stories read by Orange Class staff. We hope that you enjoy listening to them as much as we enjoyed reading them. We have also added a video of our favourite example of real life storytelling from the one and only Michael Rosen. We know you are going to love watching this! 


Listening to a story is a key skill and the children can try to imagine the characters as they listen.

The Detective Dog

Miss Robb from Year 3 is reading a story for us all to listen to for National Storytelling Week - Thank you so much Miss Robb

Mrs Stembridge reading I Love You Blue Kangaroo by Emma Chichester Clark

Mrs Willis reading The Tiger Who came to Tea by Judith Kerr

Miss Silcox reading My Sister Boris By Liz Pichon

Chocolate Cake With Michael Rosen