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The Mouse's Trick


Show the picture of the mouse from last week.


Re-read the story (encourage your child to join in) and revisit the scenes when mouse meets the fox, snake and owl.


Talk about how the mouse has acted in the story.

What do you think about the mouse now?

Get your grown up to write your ideas around the mouse in a different colour.


Talk about how the mouse played a trick on the other animals.

Do you know other stories where a character has been clever and used trickery to escape being eaten by wild animals? For example versions of traditional tales like: ‘The Old Woman and the Red Pumpkin’, ‘The Sweetest Song’, ‘Aesop Fables.’