Storyhouse and Passion for Learning Virtual Play Scheme

Storyhouse and Passion for Learning Virtual Play Scheme

Welcome to Storyhouse and Passion for Learning Virtual Play Scheme!

You will find different activities in the videos below. These have been made just for you to do in your summer holidays!

 

Press play on the video below to meet Jacob and find out more! He will also share with you the story of the Medusa and Perseus – this will be helpful for our summer project!


Week One Build a Medusa Puppet

This week Jacob is going to help you to create a puppet. We will use the character Medusa from our story, complete with snake hair!

You will need:

  • A newspaper
  • A roll of masking tape
  • A glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Wooden lolly stick/wooden spoon
  • Colouring felt-tip pens

Press play on the video below and Jacob will talk you through the activity. You can also find an additional step-by-step guide here: PUPPET GUIDE

Now we are going to perform with our puppet!

In this video, Jacob will tell you about some of the techniques puppeteers use when performing with their puppets.

You will need:

  • Your imagination.
  • Your Medusa puppet.
  • Time, to practise!

Press play on the video below and Jacob will talk you through the activity.


Week Two Create Masks

This week Jacob is going to tell you all about masks! With Jacob you will explore comedy and tragedy masks from Ancient Greek Theatre. Then you will get to make your very own mask!

You will need:

  • 2 paper plates – 1 for comedy. 1 for tragedy.
  • Colouring pens/pencils.
  • Lolly stick.
  • Masking tape.

Press play on the video below and Jacob will talk you through the activity. You can also find an additional step-by-step guide here: MASK GUIDE


Week Three Create a Comic (Parts 1 and 2)

This week you will create your own comic strip. We will use the story of Medusa and Perseus to help us make our comic this week!

You will need:

  • The comic strip template. This will be in your pack. You can also download a copy here: COMIC STRIP TEMPLATE
  • A pencil.
  • Colouring pens/pencils.
Press play on the video below and Jacob will talk you through the activity.
CREATING A COMIC PART 1 VIDEO
CREATING A COMIC PART 2 VIDEO

Week Four The Finale!

This week you will perform the story of Medusa and Perseus using the puppet, masks and comic strip you’ve created over the previous weeks! If you haven’t finished them yet go back to the previous videos and finish you creations, then come right back here when you are ready!

You’ll need:

  • Your imagination.
  • Your Medusa puppet.
  • Your comedy mask.
  • Your tragedy mask.
  • Your comic strip.
Press play on the video below and Jacob will talk you through the finale activity

 

What can you do next? Go back and watch the videos again, use other stories to make puppets, masks, and comic strips.

Share them with your friends or family!

Great work! Thanks for joining me over the summer! I hope you have had as much fun as I have – from Jacob

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