The Elves and the Shoemaker, when two worlds meet there's magic!

Mike Kenny's magical adaptation of this traditional story has delighted young audiences around the country.

"Things aren't going well in the shoemaker's shop. The old shoemakers are hungry and cold and down to the final piece of leather to make one last pair of shoes. But help comes in a very unexpected way..."

These worksheets form part of the teacher pack, generously provided by the Midland Arts Centre, in support of their 2004 production of 'The Elves and the Shoemakers'. Click on the titles below to view the resource (Word format).

Your trip to the theatre
The Brothers Grimm
The Elves and the Shoe Maker – The Story
Creative writing
Compete the title
Fantasy Creatures
Name the shoe
Word search
If the shoe fits
Shoe themed activity ideas
Shoe people
Shoe sole stamps
Shoe polish leaves
Shoe polish art
Elf hats
Elf masks
Elf puppets
Easy store puppet theatre
Shoe box workshop
Shoe box periscope
Drama role play
Make your own theatre
Make the characters
Make the set
Further reading
More Grimm tales
These resources were made available courtesy of Jennie Cocking (Mac Productions Coordinator) at the Midlands Arts Centre (mac).
Production Dates: Thursday 11th March - Sunday 28th March 2004 at The Theatre, mac. For further details call Box Office/Information: 0121 4403838