Free printable mad libs for kids, a fun writing activity for young storytellers. With these mad libs, you can retell the classic tales of “The Ant and the Grasshopper,” “The Tortoise and the Hare,” “The Lion and the Mouse,” and “The Goose and the Golden Eggs.” Invent new characters, recast a vintage plot with the stroke of your pen and a few new verbs. Within these parameters, creativity is bound to flourish. Print out your mad libs and continue where Aesop left off!
Printable Mad Libs for Kids
“The Ant and the Grasshopper.” It is best to prepare for days of necessity. Can you retell the story while remaining true to it’s original moral?
“The Tortoise and the Hare.” Slow and steady wins the race. The race is still on, but the characters have changed. Instead of a rabbit and a tortoise, which two animals would you like to see racing?
“The Lion and the Mouse” Little friends may prove great friends. What other two animals could play a part in this tale?
“The Goose and the Golden Eggs” Greed often overreaches itself. Refresh this classic story of greed.
The border for these worksheets is based off a border from the Kelmscott Chaucer, a work that is in the public domain. Aesop’s Fables, as retold by Joseph Jacobs in 1894, are also in the public domain.