The Boy and Bear
Watch a short video below to learn about the popular children's sculpture The Boy and Bear by artist Marshall Fredericks.
The Jungle Book is a story about an orphaned boy named Mowgli who was raised by wolves in the jungle. After being threatened by a human-eating tiger he must leave the jungle and return to the human village.
Who was Rudyard Kipling? Click image below to learn about the famous English writer.
What do you think the quote below means? Talk about it with a friend, parent, or family member.
“For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.”
― Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book
Walt Disney made a cartoon version of The Jungle Book in 1967 and a sequel called The Jungle Book 2 in 2003. Below is a short video of the popular song "The Bear Necessities" from the 1967 Disney cartoon. How does this Boy and Bear look like the Marshall Fredericks sculpture?
Color The Boy and Bear. Click image below to print and color. Share your masterpiece with us on Facebook. Or share them on Instagram, and use the hashtags #MFSMuseum and #MFSMColors.
Write a short story about a human and an animal. What animal would you choose? Where would they be go? What would they do? Share your story with us on Facebook when you’re done!