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Tall tales are as old as the hills in the Grand Canyon.  Have you heard of Paul Bunyan, Davy Crockett, or Annie Oakley?  They are heros and sheros of tall tales.  Come read about tall tales and then create one of your own!


Pick one of these and watch a video about tall tales

Paul Bunyun

Johnny Appleseed

Pecos Bill

to review what you already know!



Now its time for you to become a tall tale expert. You can read some tall tales here. See if you can spot the four elements of a tall tale.


The Birth of Paul Bunyan

Pecos Bill Finds a Hard Outfit

Davy Crockett and the Frozen Dawn

John Henry



Your turn!

Now its time for your own story. You are ready to complete your own tall tale! Let'start by filling out the story guide to help you create your story.



Once you have created your story. Go to Kidpix or Tuxpaint and draw a picture of your Tall Tale hero.  You will copy it into the story and then be ready to print.