This tale - which is told using sand drawings - will help to develop your child’s language and literacy skills, especially their listening skills. Watching it together is a great way of encouraging your child to enjoy the whole process of storytelling.The activity is also a fun, interactive way for your child to become more aware of cultural festivals and celebrations.
How to extend the magic
Why not click through to the Watch and Listen section of the CBeebies website and select ‘Seasonal’. In there, you’ll find a video clip called ‘Preparing for Christmas’. Cuddle up together and watch two sisters opening an Advent calendar, wrapping presents and decorating a Christmas tree.