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The Ant And The Grasshopper – Aesop’s Fables For Kids

Assign the famous Aesop’s Fable The Ant And The Grasshopper to your students at their listening centers. With a video and resources, this will be the perfect story for your students.


Add the famous Aesop’s Fable, The Ant And The Grasshopper to your listening center. Your students will enjoy the listening activities that accompany this Aesop’s Fable story.

The Ant And The Grasshopper Printable Resources

  • A QR code for The Ant And The Grasshopper video.
  • A reading passage to accompany the video.
  • Comprehension activities.
  • A writing prompt to match the moral.
  • A foldable book to read and color.
  • Sequencing activities that your students can cut and paste or you can laminate and reuse again and again.
The Ant and The Grasshopper Aesops Fables
The Ant and The Grasshopper Aesops Fables

The Ant And The Grasshopper Digital Resources

The digital resources are on both Google Slides and Seesaw.

  • The video plays on the first slide of the digital resource.
  • Online text passages for reading practice.
  • A writing prompt.
  • An interactive sequencing activity with movable parts to retell the story.
  • Comprehension activities for the fable.
Seesaw Digital Resources

Using Digital And Traditional Resources

Because I believe in utilizing BOTH paper and pencil tasks along with activities on devices, you will receive both printable activities and digital resources when you purchase this product. So whether you are using digital resources, or would like strictly printable worksheets, this resource meets your needs.

How To Use This Aesop’s Fable Story For Your Listening Center

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Here is a video showing suggested uses for this product for your listening center. I will walk you through all the resources included in The Ant And The Grasshopper so you can utilize them in your classroom.

Why Should You Use An Aesop’s Fable Story?

The Aesop’s Fable morals are still relevant for our students to learn today.

The story of The Ant And The Grasshopper has a great lesson to learn: Be responsible and you will be rewarded. This story in particular is one of the more famous Aesop’s fables and is sure to be a favorite for your students. 


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