As well as screening this story to your young learners, teachers and tutors should check the Epic Learning Podcast using your favourite podcast app for tips on learning outcomes using this story – including numeracy, science, and PE.
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Epic Tales have entertained and inspired listeners of all ages since 2007—in schools, theatres, libraries, museums and more, all across the UK and around the world! We also produced the first online story videos for OxfordOwl.co.uk, so you can trust us to enthral your children with engaging online storytelling—with each tale featuring strong links to various learning outcomes including numeracy and science.
Why 'Epic Tales
With the COVID-19 outbreak introducing many grown-ups and children to homeschooling, while teachers race to support both them and the children of key workers still attending school, we’re doing our bit to help.
Every Monday at 9:30am, we release a new and free folk tale—as online videos, PDFs, and a podcast—plus bonus resources to enhance your story-led learning experience:
- two videos of every story – “basic” and “enhanced” tellings – to help children grow their literacy skills
- a weekly Epic Challenge – send your children’s creations to us and they can feature in our Friday “Sharing Shpecial”
- a weekly podcast with teachers discussing fun ways to draw out each tale’s curriculum links.
So with all that said, it’s time for the…