Weihnachtswünsche

Lolly and Larkin'Christmas Wishes' is our second Advent Calendar story featuring Santa's grandchildren, Lolly and Larkin.Penguins on sledge

Find out what happens when they set off on an amazing adventure with Weiβfeder, the snow goose.

Mrs Christmas gives the children a list of 12 animals and sets them the task of finding out what they would like for Christmas, with surprising results!

Read the story here!

Freedom - Freiheit
swallow flying

A poem with simple images of Freedom as seen through the eyes of a child - ideal to use as a framework for pupils to write their own poem. Available in English, French, German and Spanish.

Enjoy the poem here

Die riesengroße RübeGrandfather plants some turnip seeds

A lively adaptation of the traditional tale written by Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy 107 years ago!

The repetitive nature of the story makes it a great one for joining in, acting out - and maybe even having a bit of a jig along to the music!

The text is highlighted as it's read and simple navigation controls allow the user to pause the soundtrack and hide the text at any point in the story.

Also available in BulgarianEnglish, French and Spanish.

Read the story here!

RotkäppchenRotkäppchenDer Wolf

A funny reworking of the traditional tale of Little Red Riding Hood in German, complete with a choice of three endings.

Simple navigation controls allow the narration to be paused and replayed, and the text is highlighted as it is read.

Printable books and puppet templates accompany the story, which is also available in EnglishFrench and Spanish.

Read the story!

Lasst uns Picknicken!

picnic basketEnjoy this simple, relaxing story about a picnic which gradually unfolds as vocabulary is introduced item by item to a musical accompaniment!

The story is about a picnic, but as it’s a very posh one with full table settings (including napkins!) it’s equally suitable for use in café or restaurant topics or daily routines.

View the story and resources here