OUR 50 minute MUSICAL SHOW FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS
"I wanted to say a big thank you to you & your colleagues for the wonderful show & workshops that you came along to do. The children loved them and I will most definitely be emailing all the other schools in the borough to recommend you."
Our musical theatrical production DR FREG AND THE FRUIT AND VEGETABLE MYSTERIES is tailored to the age of the audience- with more nutritional content included for KS2 than KS1.
Every school receives a digital learning pack to go home with pupils, explaining about the show, with accessible information for parents about all the nutritional information conveyed during the performance. Teachers often use this pack after our visit to reinforce learning. Schools also get a complimentary pack of Top Trumps cards (please see Healthy Eating Resources page).
The show was developed to achieve three main objectives:
- to educate children (and teachers) about nutritional facts in a way that maximises retention of information
- to entertain the audience using traditional techniques of humour, music, poetry, song, intrigue, special effects, relevant props, and professional acting
- to engage and involve the audience as much as possible and in a variety of ways throughout the show
Brief overview of the storyline
Ben and Lizzie find themselves on an adventure in another world. Whilst discovering the benefits of different fruit and vegetables using Top Trumps cards, they realise that their mission is to convince seemingly ‘evil’ old DR FREG to give back all the FRuit and vEGetables he has stolen from their world. But all is not as it seems.
In the end, the siblings succeed in persuading DR FREG to see things from their perspective, and they help to return the missing fruit and vegetables back to the supermarket- much to their mother’s relief of course! Now all the children can get their 5-a-day, and Ben gets his special reward- a Thirst Quencher Drencher! The audience gets to appreciate first hand how important hydration is 😉