Do you know that Aesop's Fables have been
around since 620 B.C.! How many millions of children (us
included) have enjoyed hearing them and learning from them for
Now you can enjoy, listen and discuss
one of the most famous of this fables with 21st Century technology at
Activity 1 Read the Lion and the Mouse
Online Version: Here is a wonderful contemporary adaptation by Tom Lynch - The
Lion and the Mouse - click on the lion image and
You may want to explain how these images were illustrated with hand
sewn patchwork tapestries of folk art from the countries of Africa,
India and Peru. This version is suitable for children 2+ and
*If you happen to have a real example of patchwork, that would be a wonderful thing to include in the
activity: The Lion and Mouse Fable has a number of support printable materials to help
recreate and present
this fable in a memorable way. Also, if for some reason you are
not able to view these online features, the activity has a fable
card/poster to with text and image to read the fable.
Have fun with The Lion and the Mouse!
Lion and the Mouse Fable
has many printable materials to support the presentation.