Meeting New Friends
Clancy is feeling nervous about the school's "Winter Festival" and is worried that he might get lost in a group of people he doesn't know very well. When the willow tree takes him to Catahoula Lake in Louisiana, he meets a shy duck from Manitoba and helps her find new friends — and finds his own courage in the process.
Projects, Crafts, and Recipes for this Story
Sparkle Kitchen: Shrimp and Grits
This week's recipe, shrimp and grits, is inspired by Clancy's trip to cajun country. This simple version of the classic dish is great for kiddos, who might be adverse to spicer flavors.
Storybox Playlist: Stories for Making New Friends
Summertime is often a time for new adventures, new experiences, and indeed, meeting new friends. These stories all focus on the exciting yet anxious feelings that come with meeting new people – and offer strategies making the process more fun and authentic.