All First 5 Forever Backyard Stories 


Welcome to the Ipswich Libraries First 5 Forever Backyard Stories program!
While our Out and About Story Times are on hold we are offering virtual programming via our website and social media channels.
Watch as the team demonstrates how you can use pets, toys and a little imagination to bring classic tales to life for your kids.


Teeny Tiny Tough Tomato

In this episode, Dave recreates ‘The Enormous Turnip’ with a little help from his daughter and her favourite toys.

Little Red Riding Hood

In this episode, Kate retells the story of Little Red Riding Hood using her enormous dress-up collection.

The Three Little Pigs

In this episode, Megan retells the story of The Three Little Pigs with help from her family pets.

Goldilocks and the 3 Guinea Pigs

In this episode, Kate retells the classic Goldilocks tale with the help of 3 guinea pigs. 

Auslan 3 Billy Goats Gruff

In this episode, Megan demonstrates the importance of play as she retells the 3 Billy Goats Gruff, with Auslan interpretations by Melinda from Auslan Connections.


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