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Yesterday's Yarns

This ongoing class transports your learner back to the depths of time with a costumed storyteller and archaeologist, to a period each lesson for a story, turning them into detectives to find the linked mystery object.
Vanessa B
62 total reviews for this teacher
9 reviews for this class
Completed by 48 learners
year olds
learners per class


Charged weekly
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
30 minutes per class
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Class Experience

Learners will learn and relate to stories
Learners will participate in an interactive storytelling
Learners will develop an understanding of life through history
Learners will develop their questioning and observation skills
I am an archaeologist, storyteller and reenactor, with experience telling stories and facilitating object handing and use for education and families in museums, schools, public venues and online.  I find that stories open windows into the past making it accessible for learners. Furthermore, I believe that seeing an object held and manipulated allows learners to appreciate, connect and understand the complexity of the people who created them more fully. 
There is no homework associated with this class
No materials are needed for this session, if learners would like to bring a toy to join them they are welcome.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
There is no assessment with this class.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This class draws from mythology and original materials with adaption made to ensure suitability for this age group. 


Vanessa B
Lives in the United Kingdom
Archaeologist, explorer, storyteller and creator
62 total reviews
70 completed classes

About Me

Hi, my name is Vanessa  and I love to learn and to teach.  I love seeing learners light up with excitement when they make a break-through.  Growing up I spent a lot of time in museums and was influenced by adults who had a passion for learning in... 
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