Episode 53: The Pizza Lighthouse: A True Test of LEADERSHIP!

Episode 53: The Pizza Lighthouse: A True Test of LEADERSHIP!

Zara and Leo take a trip to the lighthouse they once called home... but it has been transformed into a pizzeria and now they have some very hot pizzas that need to be delivered! We’ll also meet the Dutch inventor who used LEADERSHIP skills to build a machine that cleans the ocean!

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In this episode, children will:

  • understand what it means to be a leader
  • learn leaders lead through their words and actions
  • be inspired by the story of a boy who led a team across the sea

Discussion Questions

  • Leo and Zara made some quite interesting pizzas at the pizzeria. What were the toppings on the Overboard Deluxe?
  • In this episode, we learned about how Boyan led by example. What is one experience you led by example?
  • Who is a leader you admire? What makes that person a leader?


    Say Something by Peter Reynolds
    An empowering story about finding your voice and standing up for what matters.
      Swimmy by Leo Lionni
      An award-winning tale of bravery, teamwork and leadership.
      The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps by Jeanette Winter
      The true story of how Jane Goodall became a leader for chimpanzee conservation.



      Kid President Asks "What Makes an Awesome Leader?" (YouTube Video)
      Children share their thoughts on what it means to be a leader.
      Octonauts - Leadership Skills (YouTube Video)
      This cartoon illustrates what it means to take action and lead by example.
      Kids Can Too | TEDxKids@BC (YouTube Video)
      Meet Noah Diguangco, an eight-year-old who started his own business and inspires children to take action.

          1. Try the 5 Day Friendship Challenge in our Challenges Printable Kit. These five activities will teach your child what it means to be a good friend and to support others.


          2. Listen to the Big Life Kids Podcast Episode 40: Help your friends and RISE like a ROBOT! In this episode, listeners learn how to lift others as they rise to success.

          3. Try out one of these 5 Ways Kids Can Inspire and Help their Community or discuss these potential opportunities where your child can support other children.



            Produced by Alexandra Eidens and Big Life Journal team. Written and directed by Sarah Cyrano. Sound design and original music by Elettra Bargiacchi. Sound mixing by Mattia Marcelli. Characters played by Sean Chiplock and Ryan Bartley. Managed by Laura Maloney. 


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