Participants make their own rod puppet, inventing their own characters while using a theme or an existing story as inspiration.
The workshop can be tailored to the needs of the young people and the school.
- A two hour workshop focusing on puppet making skills
- A two day residency combining elements of both storytelling and puppetry.
Highly interactive and lots of fun, these workshops focus on exploring imagination, as we set out on an adventure.
Prepare to indulge your senses as along the way we explore and invent this new and exciting place.
Who knows what we will find or who we will meet - no two stories are ever the same!
The sensory perception of objects, materials and food are used to inspire ideas and tell stories.
A Journey to Africa!
Suitable for Early years foundation stage and KS1
Explore the savhana grasslands, the desert plains and discover who's hiding in the watering hole
Pupils make their own animal puppets that may be wandering on safari, and learn to animate them as part of the story.
Offered as inset day in schools and other settings, this training day focuses on utilising sensory perception of objects and materials to inspire imagination, and explores ways in which this approach can be developed to suit the needs of your students or client group.
"All very well planned and resourced for an imaginative and creative two days. Linked excellently with our cross-curricular topic - Africa"
Teacher, Holme J & I School
"It has made me realise that stories can be made through anything"
ETA Fairfield School, Sensory Stories Inset Day
Accessible to all levels of ability, our workshops encourage communication and development of personal and social skills.
They are offered in a variety of formats from short intensive sessions to full day workshops.