Everyone loves the story of The Three Little Pigs! Use this fun video version of the story in your home or classroom and delight your toddlers, preschool students and primary age children.
The Three Little Pigs is a type of story called a fable. A fable is a story that usually has animals as characters and the story teaches a moral or a lesson. This fable teaches that hard work leads to better outcomes. In this story, the pigs need to build homes. The first two pigs want to spend more time playing, so they build their houses from straw and sticks. The third pig works hard and builds a sturdy house of bricks. When the wolf comes the first two houses are blown away easily, while the house of bricks is safe and the wolf can’t get in to eat the pigs.
Ask children to identify the characters, setting, and events. Or, use graphic organizers and record the events in the beginning, middle and end of the story! Use this video for enjoyment or as a way to study fables and other reading comprehension skills.