Re-inventing and acting a story out.


THE ENORMOUS TURNIP – re-inventing a story/theatre/body language

Age and levels: elementary to intermediate – 6 to 12


  1. Can you help us please? Yes, of course we can!
  2. Animals
  3. It has got …
  4. It can, it can’t …
  5. Jump, run, climb, swim.
  6. Stepping out of the story, using creativity.

– you can focus more on one or the other depending on your curriculum and the level of your group.

Full lesson plan

Emotions  (angry, happy, making an effort, sad, scared, surprised, mmmm delicious/yummy!)

The Turnip story (I don’t recommend using the video in class, but using it as a help to prepare the story).






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