Posts tagged ‘horses’


There are many animals on the farm in A Farmer’s Life for Me, like wooly sheep, clucking hens, a big pig with her piglets and beautiful grazing horses. In this craft you will make your own paper bag horse, inspired by the ones in the story! Be creative with the colours of the mane, add a kerchief to your horse’s neck for some fashionable flare or use a wrapping paper tube to make a homemade riding horse!


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Today’s podcast is a North Indian story called “Terror” from our collection Magic Hoofbeats. In “Terror” a young king is faced with the threat of rebellion. His prime minister urges him to hide until a hallowed horse can be found to protect him—but can such a horse be found? Tune in to find out if the king defeats the rebellion, and read on for a chance to win!


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This week’s podcast comes from Tales from Celtic Lands and is set in Brittany, in north-west France. In ‘The Boy Who Didn’t Know,’ a young boy who doesn’t even know his own name sets off to become a knight. With the help of his trusted mare, the boy travels far and wide and helps his king woo the Princess of the Golden Ram. Be sure to tune in to see if the boy ever attains his dream of knighthood, and read on for a chance to win!


Thank you to everyone who left a comment and entered the contest, we loved hearing from you! Congratulations to Rebecca Smith, our winner. This contest is now closed, please stay tuned for more!

This week’s podcast comes from Magic Hoofbeats and is based on an Albanian folktale. In ‘The Boy Who Rode to the Land of the Dead,’ a boy befriends a horse who helps him outsmart the king’s evil governor. Be sure to tune in to see if the king ever discovers his governor’s corrupt dealings and find out what becomes of the boy and his horse. Read on for a chance to win!