Value: Being Content

Time: 20 min

Appropriate Ages: 3+


  • Book: It's Not Easy Being a Bunny by Marilyn Sadler and Roger Bollen



  1. Read the story all the way through. Then return to the following pages and ask the following discussion questions:


Why do you think it was so hard for PJ to be

any other animal?


Do you think every animal is happiest being themselves?

Do you think every person is happiest being themselves?

Extension Activity:

Walking around your house or classroom, find 5 objects that represent what you love about being yourself. Gather as a group again and explain what you love about being yourselves.

For example:

  • Tennis shoes: I love how I can run/play soccer/walk to my friend's house.

  • Pear: I love eating pears and enjoying their great taste.

  • Shampoo: I love taking warm baths and feeling the warm water.

  • Sister's shirt: I like living with my sister because she is my friend.