Explore Scandinavian folklore with your preschooler, from the three billy goats to trolls to a family with a very unusual pet. Hear a story, then visit our Norwegian-influenced Tangen Home for a fun activity.
|Billy Goats Gruff|
|November 15||Polar Bears|
We’ll start our Scandinavian series with the well-loved Norwegian fairy tale of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. Hear how three brother goats outsmart a mean troll so they can cross a bridge to their feeding ground.
Do you know how to outsmart a troll? In Norwegian stories, trolls aren’t the smartest of creatures and are often outwitted—even by young children. Come hear the silly ways you can get the best of a troll.
Some families have a pet dog or cat, but the family in this story has a polar bear living with them! They are proud of their unique addition and bring it to the king of Denmark, but on the way they run into a little trouble …