The more we discussed Chicken Little, the more we found to discuss! It was marvelous! There are so many lessons for children and adults to learn from this simple story–blindly following authority; not asking questions; refusing to think for yourself; trusting enemies, etc. etc. That’s probably why its been around in some form or other for over 2000 years!
Themes: authority; thinking; fear; government
Principle: When we act out of fear there are negative consequences.