The Lion Who Wouldn’t Try

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Lion doesn't want to play because he might lose. Is he having any fun?
The Lion Who Wouldn’t Try

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LET’S DISCUSS THE STORIES ~ IDEAS FOR TALKING WITH KIDS

Pride

1. Lion does not want to play all sorts of fun games because he is scared of losing. Why do you think losing would make Lion feel bad?

Optimism

2. Can you think of some ways that playing the game and losing might still make Lion feel GOOD?

Courage

3. Have you ever been worried about something making you feel bad and done it anyway, because you could imagine the good things too? Why might this make you very brave?

 

SHORT STORY FOR KIDS WRITTEN BY LIZA ESTERHUYSE

ILLUSTRATED BY ANDRE KIESWETTER

DESIGNED BY NICK MULGREW  AND TARRYN-ANNE ANDERSON

* THE STORY ‘THE LION WHO WOULDN’T TRY’ WAS CREATED BY BOOK DASH AND IS LICENSED UNDER A CREATIVE COMMONS ATTRIBUTION 4.0 LICENSE. MINOR FORMATTING CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ORIGINAL WORK FOR EASE OF READING ON OUR WEBSITE.

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