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Hansel and Gretel

This resource provides an introductory video with a STEM Ambassador reading the story of Hansel and Gretel and a follow-on activity for children to carry out. In the activity, linked to programming and D&T, children help Gretel escape and rescue Hansel from the witch by writing step by step directions to get from the Witch’s house back home. They test them to see if they are write and rewrite them if needed. They think creatively about how they can get the directions to Hansel. They can then design and make their ideas and test how effective they are.

This activity has been provided by STEMFirst, with the video story provided by BAE systems.

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