Story Explorers Online: Rainforest Rescue

A playful and interactive online storytelling adventure for children aged    2 - 5

In association with Nottingham Playhouse

Written and performed by Manya Benenson

Original story developed with Hannah Stone, Lucy Mackay-Jones and Sarah West Valstar

Join Little Owl as he journeys deep into the rainforest and help him rescue the amazing animals he finds there.  

This magical storytelling adventure features beautiful animation by SoJo Animation,  artwork by Erin Fleming and of course Granny and Little Owl.

Grab some fearsome flappers* (available below!) Make a cosy nest ... and get ready for a Rainforest Rescue.

Fearsome Flappers

Brightly coloured in feathers, activity sheet with scissors and crayons.

Download your fearsome flappers activity sheet below.

You will need

  • Coloured pencils or pens
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Straw, pencil or stick to attach to your flapper

But remember...if you aren't able to make flappers - Story Explorer magic means your arms can transform into fearsome flappers all by themselves.

Creative Team

  • Written and performed by Manya Benenson
  • Illustrated by Erin Fleming
  • Animated by Sophie Johnson Hill (SoJo Animation)
  • Directed by Manya Benenson and Martin Berry
  • Creative Associate Evie Wakefield
Original story developed with Hannah Stone, Lucy Mackay-Jones and Sarah West Valstar.