Donkeys in art, literature and music, as well as their symbolism and role in religion, and donkeys in history will be the subject of these pages of the blog. Starting with the pages on the Feast of the Ass and the donkey in western Christian art pages will be added and existing pages updated or continued. To come: The Man with the Donkey: the donkey ambulance hero of Gallipoli. The art of Sidney Cooper. The donkey in politics. And much much more! Watch this space.
This section will also have activities for children. Here is a taster:
This page contains links to some pre-school and primary school donkey activities
Donkey jigsaw puzzle:
Donkey activity colouring page:
El asno: rima infantil
Asno, asno [Burro, burro]
viejo y gris,
eres muy feliz;
Afina tus orejas
y ponte a rebuznar,
y así a todo el mundo
habrás de levantar.
Colouring and puppet-making activity
Printable Eeyore colouring pages
The story of Eeyore’s birthday:
Video: Eeyore’s Birthday
Other general information about donkeys can be found on eebray!
“Eeebray is a digital encyclopedia of all things “donkey”, from history and breed standard to breeder and trainer directories to photo and video galleries to donkey show results and calendars of events. Whether you are a beginner wanting to learn more about donkeys or already enjoy showing or driving them or just keep them as the lovely pets they are, Eeebray will continually provide a wealth of information and wide array of fun and helpful resources.”