Educational Storytelling Incursions for Children

Dynamic Training Workshops for Educators and Parents

Rebecca Jane Flanagan

  Musical Experiences For Children

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Storytelling Incursions

Traditional Fairytales

"Goldilocks and the Three Bears"

Who wants to come with me to meet the stars of the show? The Three Bears of course, and not forgetting my sister - Goldilocks! Join me, Aria Belle, as I use all of my very special storytelling skills to reenact this classic fairytale. I'm going to need lots of help from the auidence and I would love for your teddy to come along to join in too!

Music and Stories around the Fairy Ring with Fairy Rebecca - Featuring "Thumbelina"

A very special musical storytime featuring the classic fairytale "Thumbelina". Children will delight in this enchanting story and join in singing, dancing and music making. There will be a focus on nature, gardens and growing as well as maths concepts of size and informal measurement. 

* An art element can be added to this session where the children will make nature shakers.

* Please note: The fairy ring session is limited to small groups of under 25 children 

  (ie one class at a time)

The Three Billy Goats Gruff and A Very Moo-sical Day featuring The Three Little Pigs (See "New Shows" page)

Festive Stories

"The Christmas Tree Fairy"

The children will be swept up in the magic and wonder of the beautiful Christmas Tree Fairy as  she tells the story of the littlest Christmas Tree. This is a story with lovely props that will delight young children and messages throughout about resilience, kindness and hope. Join the Christmas Tree Fairy as she celebrates the true meaning of Christmas.

"A Fairy Merry Christmas"

Personalised visits to your individual classroom makes this a very special experience. An interactive  session which will see the children singing and storytelling. There will be a range of props used during this session, such as rainbow scarves, bubbles, percussion instruments and more! 

This session also includes making magical reindeer food, but there is the option to make the session shorter without this element.

Fairy Rebecca is also available for your Christmas celebration events!

This includes a 30 minute singing and storytelling show followed by roving within the crowd to meet and greet, pose for photos, blow bubbles and make fairy wishes with the children.

"Easter Tales with Ballerina Bunny"

Ballerina Bunny knows a secret about how the Easter bunny came to be and, with the help of the children, tells the delightful Australian Easter tale with her very special  storytelling props.

"Garden Tales with Ballerina Bunny"

Ballerina Bunny tells the tale of a cheeky little rabbit who is very mischievous and hops into someone's garden for some yummy veges!

Australian Focus

"A Visit from the Nature Pixie"

The Nature Pixie tells the story of the delightful little Rascal and Pip, the bush buddies who live in the tallest gum tree in Australia! Singing, pixie magic and Australian animal puppets and props feature in this special storytelling show.

"Nature Pixie's Bush Christmas"

A festive extravaganza of fun and mischief as Rascal and Pip the bush buddies go on an interactive search for the magical rainbow Christmas tree on Christmas Eve! They meet lots of Australian bush friends along the way and learn all about the true meaning of friendship and a beautiful message about Christmas.

The Nature Pixie's "Bushland Pixie"   
This storytelling and art session promotes friendship, belonging, problem solving, working together, a sense of unity and the unique magic of being YOU. The children will listen to a special story around the pixie ring and create their own bushland pixies using clay, sticks, leaves and other special materials provided by the nature pixie.

This session can alternatively feature the children making echidnas with a special sustainable dough mixture as we focus on bush animals.

Becky Buckaroo's Ooey Gooey Stew

Becky Buckaroo loves nothing more than to share tales of her adventures in the Australian outback. Join her as she involves the children in the hands on story with lots of role play and cooking malarkey!  See Becky transform into a very cheeky character from the story before your eyes! Singing and playing bush percussion instruments makes this an unforgettable experience!

Science and The World Around Us

"Ocean Magic"

There lived a mermaid long ago......

 Ocean Magic is an enchanting storytelling show for young children. This interactive, magical experience sees Ocean Princess "Sapphire" tell the story of her friend Emerald the Mini Mermaid, and features pirates, sea creatures and imaginative ocean fun.

An art element is available where the children are able to make their own sea turtle, rainbow coral or magical mermaid eggs.

"Adventures with Rainbow Butterfly"

Rainbow Butterfly lives in a beautiful garden full of delightful garden creatures. A lovely tale of friendship is told during this enchanting science based musical story, with plenty of audience participation of course!

Also available as a creative arts story-time workshop with a science focus where the children are invited to make their own rainbow butterfly or rainbow reflector.

"A Marvellous Musical"

Miss Mary explores wind and air with the children and tells a mysterious story about travelling on a magic carpet to a faraway land. Let's all jump aboard our own flying carpets and join Miss Mary on her wonderful adventure! There is singing, musical instruments to play and bubbles too! What a jolly good time we will have together on this storytelling adventure!

"Marvellous Kites"

A creative arts and science workshop where the children  will explore the wind, floating and flying. The children will be invited to interact with musical scarves and are invited to make their own kite to take home.

Musical toddler and baby sessions

Sing With Me or Baby Rhyme Time
These sessions are specifically for libraries who would like me to do a presentation to parents about the "Sing With Me" Packs from Better Beginnings or a Baby Rhyme Time to compliment an established program. The sessions involves a short speech to the parents and caregivers in the room before we launch into lots of lovely singing, dancing and listening to the Sing With Me feature story, and plenty of bounces, rhymes and fun for the baby sessions. A very popular session for families that can be 30 or 45 minutes. 

Musical Shaker Making
This can be added to the Sing With Me session for toddlers. The children will create their own musical instruments with me that we will then use in the session and the children will be able to take home.  This would lengthen the time of the session from 45 minutes to 1 hour. 

Storytelling shows usually run for a length of 50 minutes, musical sessions for 30-45 minutes + and art sessions for 1 hour. 
My sessions are best suited to children aged 3-7 years, however I am able to tailor them to suit younger audiences on request.