The sensory story has been written with the anxious in mind, and it mirrors some of the activities we include in performances albeit on a smaller scale; this may be helpful for those who would like to feel familiar with the production before seeing it for the first time, or who may benefit from some extra confidence by knowing what sorts of sensory activities we use to illustrate different parts of the tale. There are also plenty of photos of resources in action, which may also be helpful for visualising what a performance will look like and involve - please be assured that all participation on the day is entirely voluntary: audiences are welcome to watch or join in however they need to.
The audio for all our songs has been uploaded to Soundcloud so you can play these at the right moments during the sensory story or, even better, so you can learn the songs to sing for yourself.
You can also use the pack to extend your experience following the show by creating your own mini version at home or school, by using the Story Massages to learn some Shakespearean speeches and to feel the language, or to create images or follow-on experiences that relate to Van Gogh.
Please do send us any feedback comments, photos, etc, of you using the pack: we'd love to know what you think!
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