A Midsummer Night's Dream

July 10, 2017

 

 

 

Welcome to our "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Summer Special. A bumper pack of fun activities designed for all abilities & ages. Something for everyone. From English Literature students-to little sisters-to Grandmas & Grandpas!

Contents:

  • An exclusive True Love Mix & Match activity with free printables

  • Find the Missing Word Quote activity-see below

  • Simple story plot retelling for all ages & abilities-free printables

  • Simple story plot for cutting, mixing & re ordering activities-free printables  

"The course of true love never did run smooth"

Activity One

True Love Mix & Match activity

  • Help the young lovers find their true love with our colourful activity cards

  • Restore harmony & balance to the world by reunited the Fairy King Oberon & Queen Titania

  • Celebrate the marriage between Duke Theseus of Athens & Queen Hippolyta 

There are 8 character cards: Titania, Oberon, Theseus, Hippolyta, Hermia, Lysander, Helena & Demetrius.

 

  • Print each character card x 4 

  • A total of 36 cards

  • Laminate the cards

How to play

For one to four players

  1. Put all the cards face down on a table.

  2. Each player turns over 2 cards.

  3. The player keeps the cards when the 2 cards are a true love match.

  4. Mismatched  pairs are returned face down on the table.

  5. Continue playing until all the pairs have been matched.

  6. The player with the most pairs of True Love is the winner! 

Or

  1. Give each player 6 cards. The remaining cards are put in a pile on the table.

  2. Put your cards face up on the table in front of you.

  3. Do you have any True Love pairs?

  4. If YES, keep the pair & take 2 new cards from the top of the pile.

  5. If NO, throw one card away. Put it next to the pile & take a new card from the top of the pile.

  6. Continue until all the True Love pairs have been reunited or the pile is finished.

  7. The player with the most amount of True Love pairs is the winner! 

 Click on the picture below for a quick slide show of our True Love activity cards.

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 Activity Two

Find the Missing Word-Quote Quiz.

Grab a pencil & paper.

Find the missing words.

 1

 "Four days will quickly steep themselves in night.

  Four nights will quickly .......away the time."

Hippolyta

a. dream

b. count

c. waste

d. blow

2

"Full of vexation come I with complaint

Against my child, my daughter......."

Egeus

a. Helena

b. Titania

c. Juliet

d. Hermia

3

"I would my father looked but with my......."

Hermia

a. heart

b. eyes

c. soul

4

"To live a barren sister all your life,

chanting faint hymns to the....... fruitless moon."

Theseus

a. wild

b. crescent

c. crone

d. cold

5

"The course of true love never did run....."

Lysander

a. gently

b. smooth

c. true

d. quickly

6

"My tongue should catch your tongue's sweet......."

Helena

a. melody

b. taste 

c. Sound

d. whispers

7

"I will go tell him of fair Hermia's.......,

Then to the wood will he tomorrow night."

Helena

a. plan

b. escape

c. flight

d. elopement

8

"Nay, faith, let me not play a....... I have a beard coming."

Flute

a. wall

b. lion

c. moon

d. woman

9

"I must go seek dew drops here,

And hang a.......in every cowslip's ear."

Fairy

a. diamond

b. pearl

c. sparkle

d. jewel

10

"I have forsworn his....... & company."

Titania

a. love

b. kisses

c. bed

d. gifts

11

"The juice of it on sleeping.......laid."

Oberon

a. eyelids

b. hearts

c. lips

d. brows

12

"What thou seest when thou dost awake,

Do it for they true....... take."

Oberon

a. companion

b. enemy

c. friend

d. love

13

"one turf shall serve as......for us both."

Lysander

a. sleeping bag

b. pillow

c. bed

d. home

14

"Will not the ladies be afeard of the.......?"

Snout

a. moon

b. dark forest

c. dragon

d. lion

15

"What hempen homespuns have we swaggering here,

So near the cradle of the fairy.....?"

Puck

a. queen

b. helpers

c. nursery

d. bedroom

16.

"bless thee, ......., bless thee. Thou art translated."

Quince

a. Helena

b. Flute

c. Bottom

d. Snout

17.

"What.......wakes me from my flowery bed?"

Titania

a. monster

b. creature

c. fairy prince

d. angel 

18

"Peaseblossom, Cobweb,......., & Mustard Seed!"

Titania

a. Petal

b. Moth

c. Butterfly

d. Mayfly

19

"For me thinks I am marvelous.......about the face."

Bottom

a. fuzzy

b. itchy

c. stubbly

d. hairy

20

"For she his hairy....... then has rounded with a coronet of fresh & fragrant flowers."

Oberon

a. ears

b. nose

c. temples

d. head

21

"I will get Peter quince to write a.......of this dream."

Bottom

a. ballad

b. song

c. play

d. joke

22

"If we....... have offended"

Puck

a. fairies

b. shadows

c. immortals

d. actors

23

"Give me your.......if we be friends,

And Robin shall restore amends."

Puck

a. money

b. good reviews

c. hands

d. love

Answers

1.a-dream

2.d-Hermia

3.b-eyes

4.d-cold

5.b.smooth

6.a-melody

7.c-flight

8.d-woman

9.b-pearl

10.c-bed

11.a-eyelids

12.d-love

13.b-pillow

14.d-lion

15.a-queen

16.c-Bottom

17.d-angel

18.b-moth

19.d-hairy

20.c-temples

21.a-ballad

22.b-shadows

23.c-hands

Scores

20-23 Wow! You have super glittery wings!

15-20 Fabulous! You have rainbow wings!
Under 15 Excellent try! Have another go with a friend. See if you can get some rainbow or glittery wings! 

Activity Three

You need our free printables for this activity.

  • Read our simple story plot free printable.

  • Cut up our simple story plot for cutting-mixing-reordering

  • Mix them up 

  • Re order the story

Have a competition! Play in teams. 

Why not have a Midsummer Night's Dream picnic?

  • Design & make invitation cards

  • Dress up as your favourite character 

  • Bake & decorate fairy cakes

  • Invent some summery & fruity fairy drinks

  • Have fun with our activities

 

 

or

 

Have a wonderful summer!

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  • have any questions

  • Would like our free printables

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