Story Play® provides high quality workshops, author visits and enrichment programmes exploring Stories, Storytelling & Storymaking.
Other sessions include Poetry & Creative Writing, Drama & Movement, and Tai Chi Movements for Well-Being.

“Arts make the Difference.”

Story Play® provides storytelling in schools and sessions for early years settings.

Story Play® has been developed over many years by Carol Florence Graham who is a professional storyteller and writer. Carol has a degree in English and American Literature; a background in holistic education, a training in dramatherapy, and the Level Three Forest School Practitioner’s Award. She delivers workshops and training sessions across England and Wales in many different settings. Projects include working with Nursery to Year 4 at a local primary school; a storytelling project in South Wales; CPD workshops at the Bishops Wood Centre in Worcestershire, and workshops for Montessori International in London.

For details of her other work – www.storyspace.co.uk

Story Play® works towards:

  • Creating a nurturing environment in which creativity can flourish.
  • Being fully inclusive and encouraging and celebrating each person’s involvement.
  • Working openly and collaboratively.
  • Creating a positive and enjoyable experience for all involved.
  • Supporting children’s creative, linguistic and social development.
  • Encouraging educators and families to share stories and poetry with children.
Carol Graham

Carol Graham

Story Play is a member of the Creative Connections Herefordshire

and Carol is a member of the Forest School Association

The Story Play artwork was created in 2013 by textile artist Kathleen Murphy of Murgatroyd and Bean.

Latest Tweets

RT @RichardTreeArt Start the week with a moment of quiet... Watercolour, A Hidden Place to Rest, of a favourite place in North Wood (Queenswood) @HerefordshireWT @Queenswood_CP @TheArborealists @WoodlandTrust @EatSleepLiveHfd @ExploreHereford @Hereford2021 @HerefordVoice @herefordlifemag pic.twitter.com/Dyb6…

About 4 days ago from Story Play's Twitter via Twitter Web Client

Follow our Facebook page

Latest Posts

Summer 2017

Rainbow Rhymes

Story Play was commissioned by the Ledbury Poetry Festival to create sessions for under 5s in two pre-school settings. This was co-ordinated by the Children’s Centre in Ledbury and developed work that took place in the Forest School there in 2014. This year’s workshops were so enjoyable and I was very grateful for the support and encouragement received from the staff and volunteers I worked with. In each session two groups set off with a Rainbow Ribbon on a poetry, rhyme and storytelling adventure ….using lines from Wordsworth and George Meredith as the inspiration.

“The children loved the sessions”

“The quietness was refreshing – gentle pace and beautiful vocabulary”

“Loved the bubbles too”

 

 

April 2017

The storytelling sessions at the recent Gruffalo’s Spring Picnic at Queenswood near Leominster took place in the new yurt. This was a beautiful setting for the sharing of stories and created a very special atmosphere. The park was filled with activities and there were lots of visitors enjoying the sunshine and the sight of trees in full blossom.