Heritage Education - Story Boxes

Interactive story boxes full of stories, objects and songs

Let us come to you and liven up story time with these interactive, custom-created story boxes. Each Story Box contains an interactive story using real and replica museum objects. Included in each box are full teacher notes, suggested activities and supporting resources

Little Red Clogs

The story of Little Red Clogs’ walk where she meets a rainbow of colourful objects. This story box focuses on colour and comes with a range of objects to support the story, from shoes to finger pots.

Little Red Clogs

Going on a Journey?

We are going on a journey – do we have everything we need? Discover different types of transport with objects to tell the story. Wear the explorer’s hat and follow the map.

Going on a journey

Night Time

Do you know which animals come out at night when we are all fast asleep? Meet some nocturnal animals using hand puppets and objects from the handling collection.

Night time

The Boastful Lion

Using ink pads and printing blocks to create the story of the boastful lion as it is being told.

The Boastful Lion

Teddy’s Holiday Story

Help Teddy tell the story of his holiday; where has he been, what did he do? Compare old and new holiday objects.

Teddy's Holiday Story

Booking Details

Story Boxes cost £20.00 for a fortnight hire. Boxes must collected and returned to St John’s Museum. We can deliver the Story Box to you and run a 40 minute story telling session for an extra £50.

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