This week, find out ‘How the Leopard Got His Spots’ in one of Rudyard Kipling’s most famous stories. You can download and print this dotty tale to read to your child at bedtime, or simply sit back, relax and listen to the audio book in bed together.

Set in pre-historic Africa, the weather is hot and dry, with water being very scarce. We learn that the lives of the each animal consists of hunting for food and drinking at a watering hole. In this interesting tale, we learn how the Leopard got his spots – and why a Leopard can never change his spots.

Listen to the audio book here…

How the leopard got his spots

 

Read the story here…

Click to read How the Leopard Got His Spots

If you like this, you’ll love last week’s bedtime story! Click here to find out ‘How the Camel Got His Hump‘.

Bedtime stories are a big part of a child’s nightly routine, they help the mind to relax, unwind and prepare for a restful night’s sleep. There are also other things you can do to help your kids get off to sleep with minimum fuss…

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Reading bedtime stories is a great way to teach your child important life lessons that will help shape them into the adult they’ll become. Discussing the plot of the story and whether the actions of a character were right or wrong opens up the perfect opportunity to pass on some wisdom and have a positive influence on your youngster.

Check back next week for another brilliant bedtime story…

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