Once Upon a Time

Project Overview

This main project supports children to develop a love of stories and reading. It encourages children to learn, retell and act out familiar and traditional tales including Cinderella, Goldilocks, Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs and The Three Billy Goats Gruff.

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What’s included

Once Upon a Time is a comprehensive reformed ELG project that boasts an array of essentials including:


Nursery Activities


Reception Activities


Enhanced Provision Activities



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Project scope

Once Upon a Time provides a structured approach to reformed ELG, outlining key subjects and topics including:

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  • Communication and language
  • Expressive arts and design
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Personal, social and emotional development
  • Physical development
  • Understanding the world
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  • Fairy tales
  • Past and present
  • Rhymes
  • Royal families
  • Similarities and differences
  • Story characters

Closely linked to

This project has companion projects:

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