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KS1 – KS2

KS1 – KS2 Workshops

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Trickster Tales: explore storytelling
Listen to the story of Anansi the Spider – discover how he outwits his opponents, – and use the same structure to create your own trickster tale.

Curious Creatures: explore character and plot
Explore the many different roles animals play in stories, from kindly critters to brutish beasts.  Discover the techniques used by the authors in our exhibition, and use these to create your own animal character. Leave with a whole story plan.

Writing the Wild: explore language
Delve into the descriptive language used by our featured authors to bring their animal creations to snarling and purring life. Develop these devices into a lively poem about a creature of your choice.

Habitats on the Hoof: explore setting
Explore the settings of animal stories, and discover how to create an authentic atmosphere. Follow in the footsteps of The Story Museum designers to design your own installation inspired by one of our stories or a book you are reading in class.

Wonder Walk: Oxford Fantasy Writers
Take a Wonder Walk through Oxford to see the places in the city that inspired the city’s most famous writers. Choose three authors from C S Lewis, J R R Tolkein, Lewis Carroll and Philip Pullman.

Day of Delight
A full day session – choose from any of the above workshops, and combine it with our Wonder Walk, at a reduced cost.

A Team workshop, children in audience. Pic Ed Nix, copyright The Story Museum 026A Team workshop, children in audience. Pic Ed Nix, copyright The Story Museum 029