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The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
Holidays, Events & Seasons
28th > Author Beatrix Potter's Birthday
Ages: 3 an above
Activity #1: Read Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter
Rabbit (three options)
1. Here is a condensed & simplified version of Beatrix Porter's The
Tale of Peter Rabbit.
2. The Tale of Peter Rabbit > read in
HTML format | Flash
format with audio - Ages
A PRESENTATION OF THE OHIO
UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS CENTER, ATHENS, OHIO
Here is complete text and
illustrations of the story.
Print and mount the coloring pages suggested (use them black
and white for the story) to construction paper. They can be
decorated and colored after the story as an activity.
* Point to the coloring page illustrations as you read the story and
this helps to introduce the characters.
* Use a stuffed bunny rabbit toy as a prop and he can be the
one to "read" the story or make a paper
puppet that interacts with the children.
4. Read and discuss the story with the children:
* What is the most important message in this story? It is one
about obedience and other important lessons that you may want to
discuss at your discretion based on the age of the children.
* This story has a few words that may be new to the children,
so you may want to look them up to make sure the children understand
them and acquire new vocabulary.
* Discuss the sequence of events. What happened first, second,
Online Puzzle: The Tale of Peter
Rabbit -click on image below:
Have fun with this 6-piece puzzle. The entire family can have
fun with the puzzle, adapt the puzzle from 6 to 247 pieces.
1. Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit and his Friends Official Web Site:
Click on FUN for Preschool Games and Activities
Visit Beatrix Porter's Official Web Site. Visit Peter
Rabbit's Activities section for preschool
and elementary level games and printable materials in
2. Craft Ideas:
Visit the Rabbit
crafts and select a printable paper craft that is age appropriate.
3. Alphabet Practice: Alphabet Letter R is for Rabbit
Incorporate R is for Rabbit lesson plan activities when presenting the craft
Alphabet Letter R Rabbit printable activities
*Print your selection of activity coloring pages to