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A tale from our core book pack

“Ahhh!” Said Stork

  • Read the book to your child
  • Together, have a guessing game – I wonder what is inside the egg?
  • Can you remember some of the animals that try to break the egg?
  • Together talk about the different ways the animals used to try and break the egg
  • How would you break the egg?
  • Talk together about your favourite animal in the book
  • Count how many animals tried to break the egg
  • Why did the animals all run away?
  • How does the story end?

Beyond “Ahhh!” Said Stork

  • Do you eat eggs at home?
    Hens eggs are usually fragile and delicate.
  • Together talk about what these words mean (‘fragile’, ‘delicate’)
  • Together, find out some facts about crocodiles.

Useful Websites for “Ahhh!” Said Stork story


Harry Roberts Nursery School – “Ahhh!” Said Stork

BBC Bitesize – Animals that lay eggs