"Zebra Stripes" from the Willowbee Tree series follows six-year-old Clancy. He is starting first grade this year and he worries that he won't fit into the class and find good friendships. Luckily, he meets an African Zebra who has similar worries, and the two of them realize that everyone is unique and special in their own way, and so everyone belongs.
Projects, Crafts, and Recipes for this Story
How to Make Friends in a New School: 3 Strategies
David offers three straightforwards strategies to children joining a new school.
Sparkle Craft: Shrinky Dink Self-Portrait Zipper Pulls
This week's craft project is a celebration of some of that uniqueness — it's a self-portrait. But it isn't just any self-portrait. Oh, no! This week we're going a bit retro and making self-portraits out of shrinky dinks!