The Clay Pot
Piper is home sick from school and she doesn't like it. The day before she did not listen to her mother or her teachers and was under-dressed for a class field trip. She got cold and wet and now has a fever. When the willow tree takes her to the Smoky Mountains to hear an old Buzzard's story, she learns the importance of listening to one's elders.
Projects, Crafts, and Recipes for this Story
Sparkle Kitchen: Smokey Mountain Chicken Sandwiches
Follow this easy, kid-friedly recipe from the Sparkle Kitchen for making your own Smokey Mountain Chicken Sandwiches. This entry is inspired by the Willowbee Tree story, “The Clay Pot”, in the Willow tree takes Piper to the Smoky Mountains to hear an old Buzzard's story, and she learns the importance of listening to one's elders.
sparkle craft – the willowbee cowl
This cowl is based on a classic stitch pattern called “Chinese Waves”. When knitted up in a lovely spring green — the stitches look a bit like the leaves of a willow tree, blowing in a brisk breeze.
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