This series responds to the increasing awareness of role play as an exciting and effective approach to enhance children's learning. Each book provides a selection of themed drama activities that develop a range of skills while drawing on children's natural ability to play. Through their imaginative engagement with fictional worlds, children acquire new knowledge and understanding.

Pirates and Other Adventures includes activities on:

  • pirate adventures
  • Cinderella
  • Jack and the Beanstalk.

User-friendly, visual and easy to read, this series is a must for classroom teachers, nursery nurses, playgroup leaders and learning support assistants within pre-school and Key Stage 1 settings who are unfamiliar or wary of role play but want to incorporate it into their teaching.

chapter |2 pages


chapter |3 pages

How to use this book

chapter |4 pages

Stories from the classroom

chapter 1|10 pages

In the Jungle

chapter 2|9 pages

Baby Bunting

chapter 3|7 pages

Pirate Adventure

chapter 4|8 pages

Jack and the Beanstalk

chapter 5|7 pages

Helping at the Pet Shop

chapter 6|7 pages

All for One and One for All

chapter 7|8 pages

Farmer Roberts' Farm

chapter 8|8 pages

Mary Mary and the Giant

chapter 9|6 pages


chapter 10|7 pages

Under the Sea