Sun, 4 November 2012
Story Notes and Extras
The Turkey That Wanted To Know What’s Cook’n
Written and presented by Sean Hunter
Talk and Discover
for parents, teachers, families, children and friends to enjoy
What do you think it was that King Hop A’Tommas smelt cook’n?
What do you like to smell cook’n?
If you had a garden, what would you grow for Thanksgiving?
What is something good to make for Thanksgiving diner?
Who would you invite to celebrate Thanksgiving with you?
Why is it good to be thankful?
What do you have to be thankful for?
What are some of the blessings that you receive each day?
What are some of the ways your family celebrates Thanksgiving?
What are some of the ways that you can help celebrate Thanksgiving?
Why do you think the Pilgrims had a day of Thanksgiving?
What does King Hop A’Tommas have to be thankful for?
Learning With Art
Draw a picture of King Hop A’Tommas.
Draw a picture of a pilgrim.
Draw a picture of one of King Hop A’Tommas’s friends.
More Talk and Discover
How fast can a turkey run?
How fast can a turkey fly?
Where do turkeys sleep?
What sound do turkeys make when they talk?
What is something that you could pop or roast
around a fireplace on Thanksgiving?
Why is the moth of November a good time to celebrate Thanksgiving?
Where did the Pilgrims celebrate their first Thanksgiving?
In what year did George Washington first declare a national day of Thanksgiving?
When did Abraham Lincoln declare Thanksgiving as a holiday?
When is Thanksgiving celebrated in Canada?