Tue, 13 March 2007
Story Notes and Extras
T.T. Rabbit written and presented by Sean Hunter
Enjoy the story of T.T. Rabbit – and I hope that you have the opportunity to enjoy all types of ice skating.
Learning With Art
♦ Draw a picture of someone ice skating
♦ Draw a picture of a pair of ice skates
♦ Draw a picture of T.T. Rabbit
♦ Draw a picture of yourself ice skating
♦ Draw a picture of yourself ice skating with someone
♦ Draw a picture of a snowman
♦ Draw a picture of a snowman ice skating
♦ Draw a picture of a snowman playing hockey
Some Famous Ice Skaters
Torval and Dean
Peggy Fleming and
Famous Paintings of Skating
Reverend Robert Walker Skating on Duddin
by Sir Henry Raeburn
by Gilbert Stuart
Boy Skating – Gramps Skating
by Normand Rockwell
Famous Art Work About Ice Skating
by sculptor Armand LaMontagne
various ice sculptures done at winter festivals
Famous Moments In Skating
USA beating USSR at Lake Placid
USA winning the Gold Medal at Squaw Valley
USA Women winning first Gold Medal awarded in Olympic Ice Hockey
Famous People involved with Skating
Some Place Famous to Ice Skating
Rockerfeller Center – New York City
St. Moritz – Switzerland
Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado
The Canals of Holland
Talk and Discover
For Parents and Teachers
♦ How do you think that T.T. Rabbit learned to ice skate?
♦ Who do you think taught T.T. Rabbit to skate?
♦ What do you think T.T. Rabbit does when he’s not ice skating?
♦ Do you think that T.T. Rabbit knows how to dance?
♦ Do you think that T.T. Rabbit can dance on skates?
♦ What do you think that T.T. Rabbit does when it’s too warm to ice skate?
♦ What do you think T.T. Rabbit does to take care of his ice skates?
♦ How high do you think T.T. Rabbit can jump when he’s skating?
♦ What are some of the safety rules when ice skating?
♦ What other sports are played on ice?
♦ What other sports are played outside in the winter?
♦ What would you ask T.T. Rabbit if you were able to meet him?
Reading For Everyone
♦ Look in your local library for a biography of different figure skaters, hockey players and speed skaters
♦ read and enjoy and the web sites of the
Hockey Hall of Fame
US Hockey Hall of Fame