Sensory Stories and Rhymes

Ailie Finlay and Kate Leiper

17 November 2020
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We have teamed up with storyteller Ailie Finlay and illustrator Kate Leiper to develop a series of sensory stories and rhymes for children and young people with additional needs. Once a month, between November 2020 and April 2021, a new story and accompanying rhymes will be released, alongside a printable download to enable teachers, carers and families to use the rhymes and stories in their own way in the classroom and at home. 

You'll find the stories and rhymes below or on our YouTube channel. They will be published on the following dates: 
Monday 23 November 2020, premiere 9am
Monday 21 December 2020 
Monday 25 January 2021
Monday 22 February 2021 
Monday 22 March 2021
Monday 26 April 2021 

This project is supported by Section 10 Grant Funding 2020-21.

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For more information, please contact [email protected].

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A Sensory Story for November

Once upon a time a fairy woman gave a magic porridge pot to a little girl. Find a pot and a wooden spoon in the kitchen and join in.

Watch our short introduction HERE.

Listen to the story, told by Ailie Finlay, HERE.

Download the story to tell yourself HERE.

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Sensory Rhymes for November

It might be getting chilly outside but these traditional rhymes, rewritten and told by Ailie Finlay are perfect to warm you up.

Listen to the rhymes, told by Ailie, HERE.

Download the rhymes to tell yourself HERE.