EXPLORE EMPATHY : How to Be a Lion Picture Book Pack

What’s the story?

This book is for those who daydream, and those who think for themselves.

Meet Leonard – a lion like no other. Leonard’s best friend is Marianne, a duck. But lions chomp ducks, don’t they? And what will the pair do when their way of life is threatened?

What’s the resource?

The How To Be a Lion Picture Book Pack sparks ideas for Literacy, Citizenship or RSE discussion around the need to belong, individual differences, celebrating uniqueness, and working together with friends. The objective is for children to understand that everyone is different and that difference is something to be celebrated.

Explore themes of:

  • Empathy
  • Celebrating Difference
  • Friendship
  • Bullying

How to use this resource

The four lessons included in this Pack can be used with children at EYFS or KS1. They have been designed as sequential activities and can be taught as whole Literacy or Citizenship/RSE units, or as standalone activities to explore the theme of empathy.

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