Creating an Immersive Pirate Storytelling Display.

Pirate’s Immersive Storytelling.

Welcome to the First ever Article for I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to the amazing team and wonderful students who contributed their efforts and creativity in bringing our “Black Eclipse” backdrop to life during Pirate Week. Your hard work and dedication truly made the whole school assembly storytelling event a memorable and exciting experience for everyone.

Pirate worksheet Special Education and inclusion resources

It is heartwarming to see how everyone came together to make this project a success, and I am truly grateful for all your support and enthusiasm. Thank you for making Pirate Week an unforgettable adventure for all of us! The Pupils chose the name of the ship using the sheet above.

Pirate week immersive storytelling

Pirate Storytelling Props

The pupils loved building our pirate cannon out of cardboard boxes and the tube from a roll of carpet!

Home made storytelling prop pirate cannon

These resources would work well with our “You might be a pirate” free sensory story.

We used other carpet rolls to create the approximation of a ship’s side you can see in the background. A cheap Pirate flag from amazon works well hanging from the wall. An old sheet that the pupils stained with tea, paint and mud was hung next to it. This was a fun sensory activity that the class all joined in with.

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Future Pirate Storytelling Plans

In my imagination, I had envisioned a grand and magnificent ship, but due to constraints, I had to settle for a couple of humble pallets. The Pirate effect was satisfactory for the vast space of the hall. I couldn’t help but think it would have been better if it were placed in a fully immersive storytelling room. Nonetheless, I am grateful for the resources we had and the effort put in by everyone involved to create the Pirate ambience. It may not have been exactly as I had imagined, but it still added an exciting touch to the event. Moving forward, I will keep these ideas in mind for future projects and aim for an even more immersive experience that captures the essence of adventure and excitement.

See also  Storytelling, Immersion and SEN
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An updated Pirate Display Used for our Piaret Sensory Story

2 thoughts on “Creating an Immersive Pirate Storytelling Display.”

  1. Ann Marie O'Brien

    I’m intrigued by the Pirate Week idea as it is most unusual. From the visuals it’s clear that a good deal of thought and effort went into making it fun and engaging for the students.

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