The Big Pumpkin In English we are learning about stories which have repeated language in them. Here is a link to the story we are studying. Some ideas we are exploring in class are . . . Retell the story orally and write it. Create character puppets and retell the story. Draw the characters from the story and label them, including their features and personality traits. Change the pumpkin to a different vegetable. Plan a new story! Set it somewhere different; under the sea, in the forest, in dinosaur land. Once upon a time there was a whale and he planted some seaweed . . . Watch this version. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks2-the-enormous-pumpkin-movement-dance/z6pyrj6 There is no narration! Can your child narrate the story? Can you child create a dance to the story and use the music to help them? In art we have been describing, sketching and making clay pumpkins!