National Poetry Day is coming up on the 7th October. Why not mark the occasion by taking a few minutes to read some poetry aloud in your classroom, letting everyone […]
Another list of my favourites for you – and hurray for autumn – the sensory season! Autumn provides us with so many sensory props: conkers, seed heads, leaves, berries, apples…but […]
Here are some fun props to add to your seaside stories along with the buckets and spades, shells and sun lotion! These props would be useful for many sensory stories […]
An unusual sound is great for getting people’s interest in a sensory story. There are some noises that I love to include in my stories. My feeling is that if […]
Here is a sensory story version of The Little Red Hen – last in a series of sensory stories for The Wigtown Book Festival. I have kept all the basic […]
Sticking with the farmyard theme The Big Sneeze by Ruth Brown lends itself beautifully to becoming a sensory story. It has a simple narrative, clear actions and only a little […]
Lambs, chicks and ducks…enjoy some spring-time sensory storytelling at the Big Dog Children’s Book Festival.
It’s been a week of wild March winds here – and this is the perfect book for windy weather!
Here is a story that would go well with a Mother’s Day theme when we celebrate the power of mums!
World Book Day is on the 4th of March this year. A perfect day for a sensory story with lots of books in it!
This time I have a script for you rather than a book recommendation. This script is for an easy-to-tell sensory story for pancake day.
The Runaway Wok by Ying Chang Compestine and Sebastià Serra is a fun lively tale for Chinese New Year.
It’s back to Wigtown Book Festival again for a big bowl of Stone Soup. This traditional tale about sharing is told all over the world.
I’m sending you over to the Wigtown Book Festival again for a Christmas sensory story! Santa has fallen asleep – the children won’t get any presents!
I am very happy to be working with the Wigtown Festival on a series of Sensory Story and Rhyme videos. First up is the Magic Porridge Pot.
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