Story Resources

Dramatherapists use a lot of stories in our work.

Stories to Read

Here are some traditional stories for all ages.

A selection of Folktales for a time of quarantine from Zalka Csenge Virág, click here, here and here

Shingbiss and The Winter Wind – A beautiful story that links with current times, click here

A free download of short stories with legend and folklore themes, click here

Some ideas for fun, creative, reading activities for primary school aged children from Lovemybooks, click here

How to Tell Stories To Children offers a growing list of Covid-19 Tales from Kids, Parents, and Global Story Tellers, click here

Stories to watch and listen

For stories that have been specially recorded for Roundabout, click here

For free downloads of children’s audiobooks click here

Here are some videos of classic fairystories for primary age children.

The Ugly Duckling https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPfoSZFHNs4

The Gingerbread Man https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoQyyB5xvLk

Jack and The Beanstalk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VCpAYajmvo

The Three Billy Goats Gruff https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QzT1sq6kCY

Hansel and Gretal (with ABC Song)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HxDsbmC4zk

Rapunzel  Story (with how to draw) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ir7BEczTW1k

Beauty and The Beast (with how to draw) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZeDSvmSRC0

Bag Books is offering live stream sensory stories on their facebook page for multi-ability children, click here

And Gigglebox on Youtube has lots of fairy tale videos to help kids learn, laugh and sing, click here

You will soon be able to find more stories in our resources section currently being created by the Roundabout team.