April 2023 Vol. 15
I Don't Like Koala by Sean Ferrell
A lesson about learning to love what you have.
What’s not to love about a cute, cuddly ... creepy toy koala? This is the story of a boy and the stuffed animal he just can’t seem to shake. Adam does not like Koala. Koala is a little creepy. Adam tries explaining this to his parents. He tries putting Koala away – far away. He tries taking Koala on a long, long walk. Nothing works.
Adam does not like Koala. Koala is the most terrible terrible. Adam tries explaining this to his parents. He tries putting Koala away far away. He tries taking Koala on a long, long walk. Nothing works. Will Adam ever be rid of Koala?
At Home Activity
What are some things that you have that you really love? What makes you love that item so much?
Make a list of of things you have.
Additional Activities ...
- Write about a time when you were scared and what comforted you.
- Write about an object that calms you down if you get scared at night?
Students will write down one thing they are glad they have on their class Koala.