Some Guys, A Bridge and Some More Guys

Do you know the story of “The Three Billy Goats Gruff?”  We do. We know it and tell it a lot. I mean A LOT, a lot.  Young children plus a bridge on the playground equals goats and trolls, right?  Reenacting this tale is quite popular at the beginning of the year. Now, with our current look at “good guys and bad guys” in classic tales, the story has resurfaced.

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The children have been making masks and puppets over the last few weeks.  Each chose their own character(s).  Some characters are familiar such as a goat, a wolf and a pig.  Others are characters from as yet untold tales.  The children decided that they wanted to test their masks out on “The Bridge Game.”  Each child’s character bloomed and evolved on the spot.  There is not a script and no one practiced. Without further ado…