I also discovered a wonderful folk tale resource called World of Tales which shares a multitude of tales but my favorite page is all the Folktales arranged by country.
- Over at Enchanted Learning there is a FREE printable and a little more information about Folktales.
- Bank Street Library definition of Fairy Tales, Folktales and Folklore.
- Blessed Beyond a Doubt shares a list of 70 Folktales and Fables from Around the World arranged by Continent
- The Enchanted Homeschooling Mom has an Amazon Store listing Folktales
With this in mind I went looking for some books and settled on The Little Red Hen.
From the Library
We took out a variety of versions to read and enjoy.
- The Little Red Hen Ladybird tales.
- The Little Red Hen First Reading book by Usborne. This book included a CD.
- The Little Red Hen by Penny Dolan and Beccy Blake
- The Little Red Hen and the Grains of Wheat (Chinese) by L.R.Hen (This is a dual language book. Interesting to see a different language in print)
- The Little Red Hen by Mary Finch, Kate Slater and Debra Messing. This book included a CD and a recipe to bake your own bread.
- Cool Quick Breads Easy Recipes for Kids to Bake by Pam Price
- The Little Red is a a very old folk tale likely of Russian origin.
- Printables on Sparkle Box
- Speakaboo Comprehension questions.
- ESL Printables has a page of Worksheets.
- FREE Little Red Hen Pack from 3 Dinosaurs.
- Little Red Hen Split-Pin Characters on Early Learning HQ You can choose to print these in colour or black and white so your students can colour them.
- Story Plan Student Worksheet over at Joy with Teaching blog.
On YouTube we found
- Stella as the Little Red Hen - Barnie.
- The Little Red Hen from Speakaboos -
- The Wise Little Hen This is the very first cartoon with Donald Duck.
- The Little Red Hen - an adaptation of a Russian folk tale
- The Little Red Hen - Comicolor
- The Little Red Hen
- Cute Benedict Cumberbatch- little red hen Happy Birthday
- Part 1 The process of baking Wonder Bread.
- Part 2 This episode shows from farm and gives a detailed break down of wheat. Milling wheat etc.
- Part 3 Baking Traditions and unique breads. Famous San Fransico sour dough is from 1846!
- Part 4 Corn the specialty bread. Wafer bread making.
- Part 5 Flat and unleavened bread. Pita bread. Kosher breads. Jewish Breads.
- Part 6 Bread in space, tortilla breads. Bagel.
- The History of Bread - The Chemistry of Baking Soda and Yeast.
- How is Bread Made - The Science
- The Story of Bread from Heaven
- Jamie's Homecooking Skills - Garlic and Rosemary focaccia
- BBQ flat Bread Jamie Oliver
- HOW TO: Bake Easy Bread At Home hosted by a Preschooler
- (Recipe) How To - Bake bread by hand
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