21/22 Stories in a Box

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Event Details

Start Date and Time Monday 27 June 9:30 am
End Date and Time Monday 27 June 11:00 am
Mythstories Museum of Myth and Fable
Location Online Event
Parking No

Event Prices

Subscriber Credit Cost .00
Subscriber Cost 40.00
PAYG Credit Cost 1.00
PAYG Cost 40.00


Please note:

The default delivery will remain as remote delivery via Microsoft Teams administered by CPD@UCS. This is reflected in the content/ timings as stated. Should Government policy/University of Chester policy change we will revert to ‘face2face’ delivery if/ when appropriate. 

A participatory session for staff working with Yrs.1 – 4 pupils.

Ideal for two members of staff to learn together 

  • learn about this Japanese form of performance storytelling in a supportive environment 
  • a guided exploration of how a Kamashibai can be used as a storytelling aid, or a low-tech PowerPoint presentation, to develop literacy, oracy and presentation skills 
  • there will be a short introduction to the Japanese kamishibai (story box) 
  • find out how working with pictures and storytelling can encourage pupils to tell the tale in their own way 
  • see how your pupils can work in groups to make their own cardboard kamishibai
  • build mastery of spoken language and help to close the ‘word-gap’


Schools will discover an exciting and effective way of reinforcing learning that can be used across the curriculum and will allow all children to shine. 

·         develop an opportunity for performances or presentations to parents, or in assemblies 

·         discover a new and creative way to foster both performance and organisational skills via team, solo and partnership working 

·         acquire inspirational techniques that will enable pupils to ‘exercise their creative muscle’ and so enhance their wellbeing 

·         encourage pupils to compose and redraft, review and proof in an oral environment, which can be especially motivational and rewarding for reluctant writers

 Â·         allow performers to gauge the effectiveness of their words from the reactions of their peers 

·         impact on cultural capital by tapping into children’s interests and raising awareness of other cultures and heritage

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