Lights! Camera! Action!

Join thousands of schools around the world and discover how to make stories with the best in the business. Expect word wizardry, draw-alongs and oodles of ideas you can try out after the show!

 Imagine having a creative writing lesson from your favourite author? Or drawing along with a legendary illustrator? The Story-Makers Show gives children everywhere the chance to learn from their heroes.

The show lasts 30 minutes and is created for Key Stage 2. All you need is an internet connection, a screen and pens and paper for the draw-along. You can watch the full show again On-Demand and find the shorter 2 -4 minute videos featured in the Video Resources section of the website.

Friday 6 December

Pencils and paper at the ready for a show all about the power of pictures! The studio will be filled with illustrators who’ll be sharing their tips and tricks. As well as plenty of opportunities to draw-along, viewers will also practice their inference skills using picture books and have a chance to get their questions answered by the Story Makers themselves!

Available on-demand now:

Stories for Empathy with Eoin Colfer, Sam Copeland, Sophy Henn and Malorie Blackman

This show will help children understand how they can use stories to help them understand different perspectives and build their empathy skills. You can look forward to author interviews, a trip to the city farm and a draw-along!