This tale 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
Explain that the ancient festival of Norouz celebrates the first day of the Persian New Year and the beginning of spring. You can learn more about Norouz by visiting the Watch & Listen area of the CBeebies website. Click on ‘Preparing for Norouz' to find out how two children get ready for the ancient festival.