Journey through Musical Storyland, where children’s favourite fairy tales and traditional folktales are re-imagined with magical music performed by musicians of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.

The BBC have designed Musical Storyland especially for non-specialist teachers delivering music in the classroom. Musical Storyland is suitable for any age, created to meet EYFS and KS1 music curriculum learning objectives.

The films and accompanying Teacher Notes can also be used to target objectives from the Key Stage 1 English curriculum, particularly relating to Spoken language, Reading and Writing.

The resource includes films, story synopsis, vocabulary and introduces a range of instruments.

Stories include:

  • The Three Billy Goats Gruff
  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • Ananse and the Monkeys
  • The Great Race
  • The Little Fir Tree
  • Hare and Tortoise
  • The Enormous Turnip
  • The Stone Cutter
  • The Baobab Tree
  • The Three Little Pigs