Meet Pippi Longstocking

Meet Pippi Longstocking and learn about the adventures of Sweden’s favorite storybook hero! Hear how Pippi came to be a great superhero – outwitting adults and adventuring with her friends, Tommy and Annika. Children enjoy Pippi reading Astrid Lindgren’s Do You Know Pippi Longstocking?, they become a thing finder, design their own Pippi Power Socks, and enjoy Pippi’s favorite cookies, pepparkakor.

Say “Hi” to Pippy!

Read Aloud: Do You Know Pippi Longstocking?

Become a Thing Finder

Crafting with Pippi: Make your own Power Socks

Pippi is the strongest girl in the world. She puts bullies and mean people into trees. Pippi is a very good friend and all the children want to know what she is up to. Don’t even think you know what Pippi will do next because she will always surprise you. She gives presents to her friends on HER birthday.  She lives alone and does everything for herself. Adults try to tell her what to do but no way does she let that happen! Pippi is often heard saying “Don’t you worry about me I always come out on top!”

Now it’s your turn to show your power and strength. Let’s make Pippi Power Socks.  Here are the supplies: Now it’s your turn to show your power and strength. Your supplies can include any of the following:

  • Sharpies
  • Markers
  • Glitter glue
  • Fabric paint
  • Ribbon
  • Any kind of trim

Think of power words: strong, brave, courage, focused, generous…just to name a few.  Write them on your socks and wear them with pride!

Making Pepparkakor