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CLIP 7701

Animated story - a message changes each time it gets passed on

Animated story - a message changes each time it gets passed on

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Key Info
  • Animated story - a message changes each time it gets passed on
  • Duration: 03:47
  • Animated story about a safari park owner who sends a message to his assistant via the animals. A trail of Chinese whispers follows where each animal in turn passes the message on with errors. By the time it reaches the assistant, he knows exactly what is needed.
  • Subject:



    Stories: Predictable and Patterned Stories

  • Keywords: messenger, listening, remembering
Ideas for use in class
  • Use this story to reinforce the need to listen carefully. Can the children identify different animals by their sounds? Play Chinese Whispers and see if you can get a short phrase round the group accurately. Sing cumulative songs where a new idea is added in every verse - a good way to remember the words.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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