The Tale of the Little Little Old Woman

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The Tale of the Little, Little Old Woman. Author Elsa Beskow They h a

The Tale of the Little, Little Old Woman. Author Elsa Beskow They h a lookin ve been g pictur at the es from story the listened e v a h y e h T y. to the stor The children have worked with the story in many different ways during the term. ave little h y e Th the g n i k stro cat s Lady Quote from Curriculum for the Preschool Lpfö 98: The preschool should strive to ensure that each child develop their use of spoken language, vocabulary and concepts, as well as the ability to play with words, relate something, express their thoughts, put questions, and put forward their arguments and communicate with others,

The children themselves have had the chance to dramatize the story. They have been

The children themselves have had the chance to dramatize the story. They have been taking turns playing the different characters. By waiting for their turn and listen / look at their friends' behavior, we have shown each other respect.

In the fairy tale the old woman becomes angry and yells at the cat.

In the fairy tale the old woman becomes angry and yells at the cat. The cat gets scared and flees into the woods. In the drama activity we asked ourselves: How does the little old woman feel when this happened? How does the cat feel? What can we do to make it better? Should the little old woman/cat react in a different way? Quote from Curriculum for the Preschool Lpfö 98: ” The preschool should encourage and strengthen the child’s compassion and empathy for the situations of others. . ” ” Play and enjoyment in learning in all its various forms stimulate the imagination, insight, communication and the ability to think symbolically, as well as the ability to co-operate and solve problems. “

The children got a chance to be a part of a Fairytail adventure The

The children got a chance to be a part of a Fairytail adventure The little old woman was sad because she had scared the cat away. On top of all she had also broken her leg so she couldn’t go out to look for her cat. Now she needed the children’s help to find the cat and bring it home. Of course the children wanted to help the little woman. Quote from Curriculum for the Preschool Lpfö 98: The preschool should strive to ensure that each child develops the ability to take account of and empathise with the situation of others, as well as a willingness to help others,

The children followed the path in the forest and after a little while they

The children followed the path in the forest and after a little while they meet a little green bird. The bird told them that he had seen footprints from a cat on the other side of the bridge. The bird pointed the direction in which the bridge was. The children thanked the bird and went looking for the cat. The children found the bridge and under it there was a sleeping troll. To get over the bridge without wakeing the troll the children had to sneak over it. Some children found it to be a little scary. Luckily we had access to some magic water that made the children braver. Some tasted the water and could then sneak over the bridge.

On the other side of the bridge the children found the footprints. The followed

On the other side of the bridge the children found the footprints. The followed them and came to a tree. Up in the tree they found the cat! Together the children came up with a way to take down the cat from the tree. They returned together with the cat to the little old woman. She was so happy and very thankful for the children’s help.