THE RAINY DAY 

A story about a child who goes out in the rain and makes some amazing discoveries! Including splashing in puddles, watching wilted flowers come alive, lots of action songs, a rainbow, snail racing, singing birds, worms and a cloud in a bottle experiment (suitable for 2 – 8 years).

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AIMS OF THE STORY:

 The aim of performing the story of ‘The Rainy Day’ is to encourage children to achieve the following;

 To enjoy and be fully engaged in the story no matter their age or background.

 To gain confidence, self-awareness and extend their vocabulary by participating in the performance.

 To inspire children’s imagination and their love of stories, reading and science.

 To encourage home learning where children and parents can try activities they have seen in the story together at home.

 To encourage children to go outside and learn about nature and to observe and ask questions about what happens to the animals and plants in our environment when it rains.

AIMS OF THE STORY:

 The aim of performing the story of ‘The Rainy Day’ is to encourage children to achieve the following;

 To enjoy and be fully engaged in the story no matter their age or background.

 To gain confidence, self-awareness and extend their vocabulary by participating in the performance.

 To inspire children’s imagination and their love of stories, reading and science.

 To encourage home learning where children and parents can try activities they have seen in the story together at home.

 To encourage children to go outside and learn about nature and to observe and ask questions about what happens to the animals and plants in our environment when it rains.

PREPARATION OF THE STORY

I had great fun preparing the props for this story including making the rainclouds for the scenery, the rainbow banner, the wiggly worms, the pebble mats for the puddles,  a rainy day bag for my coloured scarves, practicing the cloud in a bottle and magic flowers experiments, making rainy day curtains, the snail racing track and finally having a run through with my children to make sure all the elements of the story work. I hope you enjoy looking at the photographs of my journey!

Requirements for the story

  1. A hall, classroom or large space where children can sit and watch the story.
  2. Access to electricity if possible (not essential).
  3. Access to water if possible.

PREPARATION OF THE STORY

I had great fun preparing the props for this story including making the rainclouds for the scenery, the rainbow banner, the wiggly worms, the pebble mats for the puddles, a rainy day bag for my coloured scarves, practicing the cloud in a bottle and magic flowers experiments, making rainy day curtains, the snail racing track and finally having a run through with my children to make sure all the elements of the story work. I hope you enjoy looking at the photographs of my journey!

Requirements for the story

  1. A hall, classroom or large space where children can sit and watch the story.
  2. Access to electricity if possible (not essential).
  3. Access to water if possible.

HOW STORY FITS WITH EYFS & NATIONAL CURRICULUM

HOW STORY LINKS TO EYFS FOR PRE SCHOOLS & NURSERIES

HOW STORY LINKS TO CURRICULUM FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

ADDITIONAL SESSION ACTIVITIES 

RAINY DAY ACTIVITIES, CRAFT ACTIVITIES & SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS

STORY PRICE

‘The Rainy Day’

A story about a child who goes out in the rain and makes some amazing discoveries! Including splashing in puddles,
watching wilted flowers come alive, lots of action songs, a rainbow, snail racing, singing birds, worms and a cloud in a
bottle experiment (suitable for 2 – 9 years).

Pre-school – Year 5 £80

RISK ASSESSMENT

EXPERIMENTS AND ACTIVITIES TO TRY AT HOME

MAGIC FLOWERS TEMPLATE

MAGIC FLOWERS - UNFOLDING EXPERIMENT

RISK ASSESSMENT FOR THE EXPERIMENT

EXPERIMENTS AND ACTIVITIES TO TRY AT HOME

MAGIC FLOWERS

MAGIC FLOWERS - UNFOLDING EXPERIMENT

RISK ASSESSMENT FOR THE EXPERIMENT

THE RAINY DAY STORY IS SUITABLE FOR

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USEFUL WEB LINKS, CRAFTS & ACTIVITIES

FEEDBACK

‘Thank you! It was great fun! We enjoyed it with my little one’

‘Really enjoyed session. My son aged 2.5yrs was interested and joined in’

‘Fantastic session – so glad I stumbled across it. It was a lovely interactive story. I would love to know about future sessions please’

‘Absolutely wonderful. My 11 month old was mesmorised! Thank you so much. Would love to know about anymore!! Will recommend them to friends!’

‘Fantastic session. Very interactive for children. My son loved taking part’

‘We loved it. So interactive and my child was completely engaged throughout. Great experiment too. Thank you very much’

‘Very impressed. I have come to a lots of children’s events in the library and usually my children lost interest after a few minutes! Both my children sat all the way through and enjoyed it and joined in. Well done’

‘Really enjoyed session. Good interaction with children’

‘Fantastic demonstration. Loved it. My daughters enjoyed it so much. Experiments were short and informative’

‘My grandson loved watching the different experiments that were done. Really enjoyed the session’

‘Very good. Lots of interaction for the children. Thank you for the take home activity too’

‘Hi. She really enjoyed the story time. Thank you’

‘My daughter loved the songs in the story’

‘Lovely story. Very interactive with the kids. Looking forward to next time’

‘Really good. Lovely for all ages’

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