Category: Earith Storykeepers

  • Farewell Earith Storykeepers

    This was a monthly themed event where the children explore and relive historic situations, or visit different parts of the world, or have talent nights .. It was aimed it at Primary School children…

  • Burns Night 25th January 2012

    Storykeepers had our own version of Burns Night: Guests are piped in by bagpipes to take their places at the dining table. A Grace written Robert Burns was read. The supper should begin with a soup course, but we skipped that!…

  • Bumpy donkey ride 14th December 2011

    It was a very long journey of about 100 miles. I had the donkey to ride on but Joseph had to walk. We had to go because of the census. Bethlehem was the town where Joseph was born and we went to be counted. It was a bumpy road, but the little donkey didn’t give up…

  • Fishing boat to Dunkirk 23rd November 2011

    1940 and England is at war with Germany. Well, we still need to earn our money and people still need fish to eat, so we had better carry on fishing. Later we hear that everyone with a boat – however small – needs to report for duty. We quickly learn that our troops are cornered in France at Dunkirk…

  • Harvest time 28th September 2011

    When ‘harvest’ is mentioned, people tend to think of combine harvesters and also that not many people are  involved in actually harvesting crops. But in the old days most people within a village would have been working hard to bring in the crops. Harvest doesn’t just mean the wheat crop but all sorts of things, including apples, nectarines…

  • Pondlife party 11th July 2011

    At the Pondlife Party we had a strange collection of things, including a Moorhen, Frogs and a Bullrush! After having a lot of fun with pond games we looked at the number of amazing things you get in an old pond…

  • Florence Nightingale 22nd June 2011

    In 1854 amidst the disease, filth and badly injured soldiers entered a lady called Florence: She did an extremely difficult job caring for those soldiers, cleaning and bandaging their wounds, feeding them and being with them…

  • Bugsy (Leave) Me-alone 25th May 2011

    Home > Earith Storykeepers… > Bugsy (Leave) Me-alone We called this event: ‘’Bugsy (Leave) Me-alone’ It’s 1929 and what was Bugsy trying to do? (Do the right thing – not join the gangsters) He was being bombarded from all sides by Mr Big who runs the show around here and Dusty Dirty Rat who ran another […]

  • Cruella snatches Duncan 23rd March 2011

    Duncan, our friendly (puppet) Donkey, has mysteriously disappeared from his field, but fortunately there were some clues: a turned over water trough, a hole in the hedge, tyre tracks…

  • Local Defence Volunteers 16th February 2011

    We joined the ‘Local Defence Volunteers’ or ‘Homeguard’ as it was known as. Oh yes, and we also had some trouble from the A.R.P. Warden as well… Captain Montgomery and Sergeant Wimpey had a difficult decision to make when they had to defuse an unexploded bomb…

  • Sponsor a child 26th January 2011

    At times we see awful pictures on the TV of people in the world who are really struggling to survive. Is there anything we can do? At Earith Storykepers we decided there was one thing we could do…

  • Cowboy crossing the Rockies 12th December 2010

    The cowboy was heading west with a number of wagons. The journey was long and difficult and they finally came to a huge mountain range blocking their way. Another problem was that it was autumn and winter was coming…

  • Christmas Party 8th December 2010

    Our Christmas Party: We enjoyed some games. Can you spot the two ‘human Christmas trees’…

  • S. S. Suevic shipwreck 10th November 2010

    Cornwall November 1907 and the night of a violent storm! The ship S. S. Suevic was sailing from Australia to Southampton. It was an appalling night, a gale was blowing and the Captain couldn’t see anything and they were getting close to the Cornish coast…

  • Robin Hood 23rd September 2010

    Can we learn anything good from Robin Hood? The Sheriff was up to his bad tricks again. He was pushing people around and treating the people very badly. The problem was that he was used to getting his own way…

  • Pirates and treasure 14th July 2010

    Pirates and treasure go together like bread and butter. We became pirates but soon ran into trouble – we got taken prisoner by Big Bad Grey Beard’s pirates. But it wasn’t all bad, we noticed where they had hidden some treasure…

  • Our timelines 30th June 2010

    We did a time-line to represent our Storykeeper events and stories. Then we thought about a time-line of our individual lives…

  • Vote for unusual MP’s 26th May 2010

    We gave an opportunity to the children to vote for some very unusual MP’s. First we gave each MP an opportunity to explain who they were, what they represented and how they were going to make a difference to us…