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“Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf” Roald Dahl

Our Poem of the week this week is Roald Dahl’s “Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf”. This adapted poem is a funny play script for a small group to work on at home! Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf As soon as Wolf began to feel That he would like a decent meal, He went and knocked on Grandma’s door. When Grandma

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“A Goblinade” by Florence Page Jaqucues

Our Poem of the Week is a poem from our Enchanted Stories Unit. This is a great poem for youngsters to practice their speech and drama at home! “A Goblinade” by Florence Page Jaqucues By A green hobgoblin, Small but quick, Went out walking With a black thorn stick. He was full of mischief, Full of glee, He frightened all That he could see.

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Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker

Our poem of the week this week is “Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker” by Roald Dahl. Check out the awesome video that Speak Up kids made of this poem last year and try it out yourself with the downloadable script! Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker “I look and smell,” Aunt Sponge declared, “as lovely as a rose!” Just feast your eyes upon my face,

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Trouble

Poem of the Week!

Trouble By William Shakespeare Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and caldron bubble. Fillet of a fenny snake, In the caldron boil and bake; Eye of newt and toe of frog, Wool of bat and tongue of dog, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a fell-broth boil and bubble. Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and caldron bubble. Cool it with

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Poem of The Week!

There was an Old Man with a beard, Who said, ‘It is just as I feared! Two Owls and a Hen, Four Larks and a Wren, Have all built their nests in my beard!’

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Ten Tips for Public Speaking

Have you ever had trouble getting up in front of a group of people to talk? Do you find public speaking a little scary? Well here are 10 handy tips for Public Speaking to keep cool, calm and collected on stage!

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Martha and Jemima

Martha and Jemima are two old ladies who did speech and drama in back in the good old days! Watch as Martha grows in confidence as she remembers all that she learned in her classes long ago…

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Ten Tips for Show and Tell!

Pick something interesting. Make sure it is something that people will want to know more about and are able to hold or look at closely.
Make sure YOU are interested in the thing you’re going to be talking about. If you know lots about it, you will be able to tell your class all the things you know.

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Speak Up Kids in the Newspaper!

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope – it’s 30 little superheros!

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Boredom Busters!

Try these great ideas for keeping the kids busy this holiday! Finger Puppet Gloves Get an old pair of gloves or a buy a cheap pair, then make each finger come alive! Use sequins, googly eyes, bits of old fabric, wool and a few dabs of glue to create five crazy characters. If your little ones want to mix and match, cut each of

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