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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 centuries! Now you can enjoy, listen and discuss one of the most famous of this fables with 21st Century technology at its best!

Activity Read The Lion and the Mouse

Fables from Aesop-adapted and illustrated by Tom LynchFables from Aesop - adapted and illustrated by Tom Lynch

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Online Version
: Here is a wonderful contemporary adaptation by Tom Lynch - The Lion and the Mouse - click on the lion image and enjoy!  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 older.

*If you happen to have a real example of patchwork, that would be a wonderful thing to include in the presentation.

This lesson plan for 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 with text and image to read the fable.   

Have fun with The Lion and the Mouse!