The sea is deep, and the world is wide…
A snail has ideas for adventure that are very different to the rest of the snails; this story takes a snail and a whale on a round the world trip, and shows us that even the smallest person can save the day! Size isn’t everything. This story sack comes with so many ways for children and grown ups to explore this beloved story that it really grows with the family offering hours of entertainment for years to come, from play suggestions like following trails, playing adventurers, go to sea in a homemade box boat, and play games to explore floating and sinking; enjoy creative ideas for hands on fun, and use talking points about difference and diversity, real life whale rescues, and much, much more to think about all sorts of elements to the story.
Bring this family favourite story to life with our lovingly created multi-sensory story sack, packed to the brim with themed objects and toys for you and your little ones to enjoy. Each story sack contains your chosen book, gorgeous puppets from the Puppet Company, Lanka Kade wooden creatures, props including toys, natural objects, and other carefully curated items to help you to enact and investigate the story and to provide a basis for themed play. But that’s not all, each story sack comes with a different activity sheet full of suggested ways to explore the book and its themes further with the whole family, from the youngest infant to the most doting of grandparents, these charming story sacks will bring books to life like never before.
Our story sacks are not only designed to add a new play dimension to story time, but to stimulate their brain development, engaging all of their senses with their variety of colour, texture, sounds, movement and materials in ways shown to be critical for the development of young minds. Each of our story sacks is also available to hire or as part of our Story Sack Club if you’re keen to experience the full range!
Included in The Snail and the Whale Story Sack
- The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson
- A snail puppet
- A whale puppet
- A shark puppet
- A turtle puppet
- A wooden shark
- An octopus
- A bell
- A fish
- A fire engine
- A chalk board and chalk
- Fabric to represent water
- Glitter card to represent sand
- Shells and rocks
- A specially developed CalmFamily activity sheet packed with ideas for ways to explore the book further, including play suggestions, craft activities, and talking points for different ages and stages.
Items in the sack may differ slightly from those pictured image