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The three little pigs – ELGs

Frankie is playing at outside with a small group of children. At the sand table there are some resources, twigs, straw, blocks and some characters from the three little pigs story. Frankie creates a set and re-enacts the story.

Good for looking at

  • Literacy
  • Language
  • Communication
  • Story telling
  • Socialising
  • Pretend
  • Resources

This clip shows Frankie re-enacting his knowledge of a story.


  • the language and the elements of the story he knows and rehearses
  • the power of an enabling environment with accessible resources


Refer back to the ELGs for Literacy

  • This child is working within the ELG for Comprehension. Is there anything else you need to know or observe?
  • Notice how the child has planned the scene and then acts out the story taking different parts
  • Which other Early Learning Goals are being demonstrated here?