Snail Tales Assembly: The Brer Bunny Bop

First released: Thursday 8th March 2018

The International Day of Forests is a time to remember and celebrate the importance of woodland for our culture, well-being... and storytelling! How many foresty fairy tales can you spot in this video?

Want to join in the full poem? Scroll down for the verses!

 

Storytelling Assemblies On Demand are every Thursday of term time. Share them with all the children in your school using your hall's projector, or in the classroom with an interactive whiteboard.

 

Suitable for all ages from EYFS to KS2.

 

Find more videos by visiting www.snailtales.org/assemblies. You can also send us your children's messages by clicking here.

Forest Tales

Through the forest, where leafy trees

Rattle and rustle with every breeze,

 

And the shadows creep on the forest floor

A king is hunting a great white boar

He gallops to follow his faithful

But what has that barking and baying dog found?

Not the white boar that the king was stalking

But a boy and girl who are carefully walking...

Through the forest, where leafy trees

Rattle and rustle with every breeze,

The boy drops crumbs along the track

Leaving a trail that'll lead them back

But his clever plan will surely fail

For hungry birds are eating the trail

And as the children begin to cry

They turn a corner, and suddenly spy...

Through the forest, where leafy trees

Rattle and rustle with every breeze,

A girl who is wearing a scarlet hood

Is gathering flowers around the wood

But there in the shadows, unseen by the child

A wolf who is hairy and scary and wild

Is licking his lips and loping ahead

To a quaint little house where he hides in the bed

But...

Through the forest, where leafy trees

Rattle and rustle with every breeze,

A daddy and mummy and baby bear

Are on their way home – who's hiding there?

A princess! She hid from her stepmother queen

And there in the cottage, she started to clean

Seven small chairs and 

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