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Apolima's Adventure with A,E,I,O,R
O le Feuaiga a Apolima ma A,E,I,O,R
A is for Apolima. A island. A apple. A mo Apolima. O se motu. O se apu.
Curious child with dark skin and bright brown eyes island, with trees and a big red apple.
E is for ele. Ele is elephant. E is for ena. E mo le ele. O Ele o le elefane. E mo ena.
An elephant next to a road 'ena' with a sign.
I is for isi. Isi is fish. I swim. O aʻu mo isi. Isi o i'a. Ou te aau.
A fish 'isi' swimming in water, I bubbles around.
O is for olo. Olo is hill. O is for osi. O mo olo. Olo o le mauga. O e mo osi.
Round hill 'olo' and an umbrella 'osi' under sun.
R is for 'rosi'. Rosi is rose. R red. R mo le 'rosi'. O Rosi o le rosa. R mumu.
A red rose 'rosi' in a garden.
Apolima sees the apple. Apolima says, 'Aaah!' Ua iloa atu e Apolima le apu. Fai mai Apolima, 'Aaah!'
Curious child with dark skin and bright brown eyes with eyes on the apple, excited.
Apolima meets the ele. 'Eeek!' says Apolima. Apolima meets the ele. 'Eeek!' says Apolima.
Curious child with dark skin and bright brown eyes waving at the elephant, surprised.
Apolima watches the isi. 'Iiiih!' says Apolima. Apolima watches the isi. 'Iiiih!' says Apolima.
Curious child with dark skin and bright brown eyes watching the fish, hands clapping.
Apolima climbs the olo. 'Oooh!' says Apolima. Polani a'e le ulu. 'Oi!' o le tala lea a Apolima.
Curious child with dark skin and bright brown eyes atop a hill, mouth open in awe.
Apolima finds a 'rosi'. 'Rrrr!' says Apolima. Ua maua e Apolima se 'rosa' 'Rrr!' o le tala lea a Apolima.
Curious child with dark skin and bright brown eyes with the rose, smelling it.
Apolima loves A, E, I, O, R. Do you? E alofa Apolima ia A, E, I, O, R. O oe?
Curious child with dark skin and bright brown eyes with thumbs up, smiling, letters in sky.
Let's say again: A, E, I, O, R! Tatou toe fai atu: A, E, I, O, R!
All objects together, Curious child with dark skin and bright brown eyes in the center, joyful.

Reflection Questions

  • When Apolima saw the apple, she could have taken it or left it for others. What would you do and why?
  • Apolima was surprised by the ele. If you meet something new, do you approach or observe from afar? Why?
  • Seeing the fish, Apolima got excited. How do you show excitement, and why do you think it's important to express your feelings?
  • Climbing the olo took bravery. Share a time you were brave and why that was important.
  • Apolima found a beautiful 'rosi'. What would you do if you found something beautiful, and why?

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