After the introduction, the youngsters will immediately become part of the story. For instance, the passengers are called upon to help find the legendary treasure of Taka Tuka or to accept an invitation to the congress of the fabulous beings. In keeping with the topic being focused on, the children will create jewellery, palm trees, masks, hats – whatever is required for the plot. Face painting also plays a part in the varied repertoire because children will nd it easier to slip into dierent roles with face paint on. ey can turn into mighty tigers, magical fairies or bold warriors before plunging into the wild action. is might involve a bouncy castle contest in which they have to propel the ship by jumping, or the sailors setting a crazy treasure map straight in a chaos game. All the kids are also invited to enter the stage wearing the costumes and masks they have created and take an active part in the show. “Our guests naturally decide themselves whether they wish to join in or just watch. But even shy children are frequently condent enough to participate when they see how much fun it is to do so,” comments Monika.