Once upon a time, there was a little girl called Emily Brown and an old grey rabbit called Stanley…
Emily Brown, Stanley and The Thing take the stage on Friday, May 10 and we invite audiences ages 3+ to join the fun.
Our youngest patrons can go on a journey with Emily and her companions as they conquer their fears and try to get to bed on time.
Before or after the show, families can expand on the theater experience by doing some of these interactive activities based on the book and the play!
Family-Fun Activities For Emily Brown and the Thing:
The Thing only had 100 hamburgers and one small apple for his tea. Can you plan a healthy meal for him?
Emily Brown and Stanley are trying to sleep when the Thing keeps interrupting them. Why do we need sleep? When do animals sleep? Research and learn about noctural animals!
Art & Music
Look at the different colors, textures and patterns used in the story. How would you describe them? Can you try to recreate some of them?
The illustrator created the 'Thing' based on the author's description. Could you design a new 'Thing'?
Compose a relaxing tune to help the Thing get to sleep at night.
Draw a map showing all the places that Emily, Stanley and the Thing go.
Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) education
Emily Brown keeps helping the Thing, but he keeps bothering them. How do you think this makes Emily feel?