Storyteller videos: The Story Spinner
During school closures, The Story Spinner videos have been made temporarily available to parents. These videos capture traditional stories and myths from all around the world, told by professional storytellers. Browse all our Story Spinner titles for children ages 4–11.
A baby bat, freezing in the rafters of an old church, asks various characters to help him learn to dance so he can keep warm. Download teaching notes here.
Little Red Riding Hood
A girl meets a wolf on her way to Granny’s cottage. The wolf gets to Granny’s first, and plans to eat the girl, but a woodcutter saves her. Download teaching notes here.
Anancie and the Drum of Common Sense
Anancie collects common sense in his drum. When he realizes he lacks common sense himself, he smashes the drum and releases it. Download teaching notes here here.
The King’s New Garden
The king wants a garden as beautiful as the Queen of Sheba’s. His gardener tries his best, but eventually he has to let nature take its course. Download teaching notes here.