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Activities: Ages 3-6 Years

 

1. a tale of sharing


Questions: Memory recall; story and lesson comprehension; relating the story to a child’s own world and experiences
 

Drawing: Motor skills, observation, emotional expression, conceptual understanding

 

Instructions for Questions:

After watching this DVD, ask your child the following questions:

 

1. What was McFlicken’s problem?
2. What happened when McFlicken did not share his tree?
3. Can you give us an example of how you shared?
4. What happens when you share?

 

Instructions for Drawing the Characters:
Have your child draw each character from memory.

Print these character pictures and have your child draw their own, using the pictures as a reference.

 

 

 

2. a tale of being different

Questions: Memory recall; story and lesson comprehension; relating the story to a child’s own world and experiences

 

Drawing: Motor skills, observation, emotional expression, conceptual understanding

 

Instructions for Questions:
After watching this DVD, ask your child the following questions:

 

1. What was Lollybird’s problem?
2. How was Lollybird able to help?
3. Why are animals different?
4. Why are people different?
5. Do you know someone who is different from you? How?
6. What happens when you are nice to someone who is different from you?

 

Instructions for Drawing the Characters:
Have your child draw each character from memory.

 

Print these character pictures and have your child draw their own, using the pictures as a reference.

 

 

3. a tale of patience
Questions: Memory recall; story and lesson comprehension; relating the story to a child’s own world and experiences

 

Drawing: Motor skills, observation, emotional expression, conceptual understanding

 

Instructions for Questions:
After watching this DVD, ask your child the following questions:

 

1. What was the main problem Flea and his friends had in this story?
2. What happened when Phoose and his friends were not patient?
3. Can you give us an example of how you were patient?
4. What happens when you are patient?
5. When is it important NOT to be patient?

 

Instructions for Drawing the Characters:
Have your child draw each character from memory.

Print these character pictures and have your child draw their own, using the pictures as a reference.

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