Multi Sensory Storymaking

 

 

 

‘Sitting by my window’

By Gill and Leo.

I’m not feeling very happy today

Place hand on chest/hand/back/move clockwise for ‘sad face’

I’m not allowed to go out and play

Hand in front of face in ‘stop’ gesture

Sitting by my window bored, I sigh

‘Window’ – card with fabric on string, play with curtains             

And watch the dark clouds passing by

Dark scarf or top, move slowly in front of face

The wind picks up, I feel a chill

Fan (or homemade paper fan) wafted quickly

As rain lashes down on the windowsill

Rainmaker, or trickling rice on foil through fingers

But it doesn’t last for long and then,

I smile as the sun comes out again

Place hand on chest/hand/back, move anticlockwise for ‘happy face’

The wind is now a gentle breeze

Fan or (homemade paper fan) wafted slowly

Birds start to sing high up in the trees

Bird toys with sound effects, or whistle. Can you make bird sounds?

The rain makes everything fresh and new

I smell the damp grass and flowers too

Air fresheners, scented candle, herbs, perfume sprayed on paper or material

With the sun’s orange glow shining warm on my face

Hold yellow t-shirt or clean duster in front of face and shine a torch through it

I remember that home is my very favourite place

Don’t forget the cuddle!

 

That’s Not My Easter Egg- a sensory egg hunt

by Lorna Holmes

Suggested props (but use anything eggy-like)

     

 

Either put each object in a separate bag or box or just use one bag and change each item after discovering’ the previous one.

This is my story, yours will depend on your props.

Today we’re going on an egg hunt what’s in the bag?

(place hand in bag and find the paperweight)

What’s this?

(look at the colour of the paperweight. Shine a torch on it to see it make patterns, feel it’s texture)

It looks lovely but -that’s not my egg!

Today we’re going on an egg hunt what’s in the bag?

(place hand in bag and find the egg timer)

What’s this?

(wind it up and hear it ticking )

It sounds interesting but-that’s not my egg!

Today we’re going on an egg hunt, what’s in the bag?

(place hand in bag and find the orange)

What’s this?

(look at the colour of the orange, feel it’s texture, smell it!)

Mmmm, it smells wonderful but- that’s not my egg!

Today we’re going on an egg hunt what’s in the bag?

(place hand in bag and find the tin foil egg)

What’s this?

(feel it’s bumpy, crinkly texture)

Wow, it feels amazing – but it’s not my egg!

Today we’re going on an egg hunt what’s in the bag?

(place hand in bag and find the chocolate egg)

What’s this?

It looks like my egg, it sounds like my egg being unwrapped, it smells like my egg, it feels like my egg, it tastes like my egg- that is my egg!

 

 

A Visit to the Zoo

by Shehzad Ahmad

One day my brother and I went to the zoo

I was very happy and excited as I had never been to a zoo

At the zoo I saw some bears and lions too

(sounds of lion and bear)

Then as I walked by in the zoo I saw some dancing sealions.

Listen to the sealions.

(Make sound of sealion)

But I really loved the sound of the shiny birds I saw at the zoo

Look at the birds. Listen to their call.

(make bird sounds)

In the zoo I liked all the animals and the fish pond too. Look at all the fish

(make movement of fish with hand or show a toy fish)

Soon it was time to go back home but I will never forget the good time I had at the zoo.

(Wave goodbye)

 

   

Kate and Laura – Spending Time Together in Lockdown

 

Kate and Laura film

Kate and Laura’s powerpoint resource.

Once you open the PowerPoint you must download/save it in order to run the slideshow and watch the film.