Story sacks

Story sacks are a fun, hands on way to engage with a story or theme. I've always made my own, collecting resources and making activities to put in each sack for little ones to explore.
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We're going on a bear hunt activities

One of my favourite books to teach in year one was We're going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury.

Tiger who came to tea story sack. I've since added a tiger hat and food picture cards.

Tiger who came to tea story sack. I've since added a tiger hat and food picture cards.

Lots of animal puppets to retell Roald Dahl's The Enormous Crocodile.

Lots of animal puppets to retell Roald Dahl's The Enormous Crocodile.

Puzzles, non fiction literature and soft toys accompany the classic Hungry Caterpillar story.

Puzzles, non fiction literature and soft toys accompany the classic Hungry Caterpillar story.

Sea shore resources and stories to support the Clumsy Crab story. You could collect shells and seaweed from the shoreline too.

Sea shore resources and stories to support the Clumsy Crab story. You could collect shells and seaweed from the shoreline too.

I plan to make a story sack for the classic fairy tales, filled with soft toys, non fiction texts, puppets, puzzles and activities to support each story.

I plan to make a story sack for the classic fairy tales, filled with soft toys, non fiction texts, puppets, puzzles and activities to support each story.

Too much to squeeze into one sack! A variety of different vehicles for use with a collection of stories and non fiction texts on the theme of transport.

Too much to squeeze into one sack! A variety of different vehicles for use with a collection of stories and non fiction texts on the theme of transport.

A selection of my home made story sacks

A selection of my home made story sacks

The beginnings of a dinosaur story sack. Lots of room for non fiction texts and dinosaur toys.

The beginnings of a dinosaur story sack. Lots of room for non fiction texts and dinosaur toys.

Dear Zoo story sack. My friend Messy Mummy made parcels with each animal in when she used this with her son - so cute.

My friend Messy Mummy made parcels with each animal in when she used this with her son - so cute.

A Toy Story story sack

A Toy Story story sack

The classic Gruffalo. Waiting to be filled with the woodland animals to help retell this lovely rhyming tale.

The classic Gruffalo. Waiting to be filled with the woodland animals to help retell this lovely rhyming tale.

Ready to be filled with all things princess like!

Ready to be filled with all things princess like!

Our Christmas themed sack, ready for all our Christmas books and toys to support them.

Our Christmas themed sack, ready for all our Christmas books and toys to support them.

A collection of stories and information texts about Australia. With cute Aussie soft toys too of course!

With cute Aussie soft toys too of course!

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