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The Crow And The Pitcher – Aesop’s Fables For Kids

Add the popular Aesop’s fable, The Crow And The Pitcher to your listening center. Your students will enjoy learning about the crafty crow who learned how to drink from a tall pitcher.


Do you need more activities for your listening centers? Add The Crow And The Pitcher to your centers and you’ll receive a video and many comprehension activities. Your students will love hearing the story of the smart crow who figured out how to get water from the bottom of a pitcher by dropping in one pebble at a time.

Printable Resources For The Crow And The Pitcher

The Crow And The Pitcher - Aesop's Fables For Kids
  • A QR code is included in this product with a video link to the movie. Either print this and post it at your listening center, or paste it to the front of a folder. Adding the rest of the resources to the folder means that your students have everything they need to independently work through this Aesop’s Fables Story listening center. 
  • The Crow And The Pitcher read-aloud. Print this to read along with the video. 
  • Questions for comprehension. 
  • A writing prompt to match the moral of “The Crow And The Pitcher”.
  • A foldable book for your students to take home and read to their families. 
  • Sequencing activities to laminate for years to come, or print for a fun cut and paste activity.
The Crow And The Pitcher - Aesop's Fables For Kids

Digital Resources On Google And Seesaw

The Crow And The Pitcher - Aesop's Fables For Kids

The digital resources are on both Google Slides and Seesaw.

  • The video plays on the first slide of each digital resource. Your students will not be redirected to YouTube.
  • The reading passage has audio support for another retelling of the story. 
  • A writing prompt for the moral of The Crow And The Pitcher.
  • Sequencing activities with movable pieces. 
  • 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.

The Crow And The Pitcher - Aesop's Fables For Kids
The Crow And The Pitcher - Aesop's Fables For Kids

Blending At Your Listening Center

Would you like to learn more?

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.

You’ll see the activities included, and you’ll see how to prepare this for your listening station with little or no prep involved. All you need is a manilla folder to make a grab-and-go listening center.

Why Should You Use An Aesop’s Fable Story?

The Crow And The Pitcher is one of twenty popular Aesop’s Fables for your listening center. By teaching the timeless morals that the animals learn, your students will learn lessons in today’s world too. Plus, they like seeing the foolish animals try to get out of trouble! They are such entertaining stories!


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