What is a haiku?

"I can follow the syllable structure of a haiku."

Workshop length: 1 hour

Children will revise what a syllable is and then learn to control the number of syllables they use for each line of their own haiku, based on the main themes of the rhyming picture book The Unicorn's Horn.

Can I show my imagination in creative writing?

"I am learning to entertain others with my writing."

Workshop length: 1 hour

Enter Twigs' world in Realm of the Thunderbird as children are given the opportunity to carry on her story in the style of the author. Allowing the children to explore the mythical, Native American thunderbird, witness as the freedom to let their imaginations soar inspires them to find pleasure in writing. 


What could be lurking in the dark?

"I am learning to use the clues from the story to predict what might happen next."

Workshop length: 1 hour

Find out what danger is hiding in the darkness as Charlotte introduces the children to the world of Twigs. Piece together the clues in the text, and encourage them to use their imagination to decide what peril the poor fae is facing.

How can I persuade you?

"I am learning to persuade others to see and value my point of view."

Workshop length: 1 hour

Discover why the unicorns are on the brink of extinction as a young girl desperately tried to save them. Using drama skills, children immerse themselves in the story Where Unicorns Roam as they take on the role of the creatures' protector and of their persecutors. 

P.S.H.E. (Personal, Social, Health, Economic)

How can I resolve conflict?

"I can make fair and appropriate decisions."

Workshop length: 1 hour

Using relationship conflicts from Farewell to Faerie Forest, children role play possible scenarios to resolve discord within peer groups.

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