Issue 93 – The Curly-Tailed Lion
The Curly-Tailed Lion is a Dutch folktale about a lion who becomes famous but he soon finds out that being a celebrity isn’t much fun if nobody cares about your wellbeing. This story is a good starting point to talk about self-care. There’s also history – learn about lions and other heraldic animals that were used on coats of arms in medieval and Renaissance times.
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Lesson Ideas for Literacy, History, Art, Mental Health & Wellbeing
Class Discussion Sheet
Reading Comprehension Sheet
Storyboards and Story Sequencing Sheet
Story Cards and Character Sheet
Make a Front Cover!
Wonderful Word Search!
Heraldic Animals & Poses With Attitude!
Create Your Coat of Arms!
Mane Attraction Template