The Tortoise And The Hare


Use the story of The Tortoise And The Hare in your listening center. Your students will love hearing the popular Aesop’s Fables moral that “slow and steady wins the race.”

This resource for your listening center is based on the famous Aesop’s Fable, The Tortoise And The Hare. Your students will love hearing the story about the vain hare who thought he could win any race. Little did he know that the tortoise would beat him fair and square!

Google Slides And Seesaw Activities For The Tortoise And The Hare

aesops fables tortoise and hare

  • On the first slide of this resource, the video will play. Your students will not be redirected to YouTube, the movie plays directly on the slides. 
  • A reading passage with audio support. 
  • A writing prompt about the moral of the story.
  • Sequencing activities with movable pieces. 
  • Questions for comprehension.

The Tortoise And The Hare Printable Resources

the tortoise and the hare

  • A QR code with a link to the video is included. Your students will scan the code to watch the video at your listening center, or at their seats. 
  • The Tortoise And The Hare read-aloud passage for your students. They can read with a partner or read along with the video. 
  • Comprehension questions about the Aesop’s Fables story.
  • A writing prompt based on The Tortoise And The Hare Moral.
  • A foldable mini-book for your students to read to their families at home.
  • Sequencing activities to laminate and keep for future years, or printable cut and paste activities for your students.

Using Traditional And Digital Resources

Blending digital resources and paper and pencil tasks is important. You will have both types of learning resources in this product. You will not need to purchase two separate items, watch this video to see all the resources you’ll get!

An Aesop’s Fable Stories Listening Center

Watch this video to see examples of these resources, as well as suggested uses for your classroom. You’ll learn how to use this product and how to prepare it so you have it ready to go next year!

famous aesops fables for your listening center

Why Use Aesop’s Fables For Kids?

Even though these stories were written many years ago, the morals are still valid today. These are important lessons for children to learn, but with a fun twist of foolish animals who have to get out of the trouble they’ve caused!


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