Yertle the Turtle

Yertle the turtle

After today’s story it is becoming clear to us that not only are we falling more in love with Dr Seuss but that he also has some very valuable lessons to teach us.  Today we learnt how important it is to stand up for ourselves and that if someone is doing or saying something that we don’t agree with we simply need to say “Stop it, I don’t like it!”

Because of the concept of ‘stacks’ in the story we thought it would be quite fitting to play Jenga.  We tried very hard not to let our own stacks fall but in the end they all came crashing down, much like Yertle’s turtle stack did in the story.

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