Wed, 1 August 2007
Story Notes and Extras
Hop Hop The Kangaroo
written and presented by Sean Hunter
Below are some ideas and ways for parents, teachers and families
to continue having
fun with Hop Hop.
Draw a picture of Hop Hop The Kangaroo.
Draw a picture of Jumping Jack.
Draw a picture of Hop Hop jumping over the world’s biggest bowl of ice cream.
Draw a picture of you jumping over the world’s biggest bowl of ice cream.
Talk and Discover
For Parents and Teachers
What songs do you think Hop Hop likes to sing?
(hint-one song would be Waltzing Matilda)
What do you think is Hop Hop’s favorite color?
What other animals are good at jumping?
What exercises do you think Hop Hop likes to do?
What do you think Hop Hop ate that helped to make him big and strong?
What should you eat to become big and strong?
What do you think Hop Hop likes to read?
How many times a week do you think Hop Hop goes to the library?
What else would Hop Hop be good at doing?
What time do you think Hop Hop goes to bed at night?
What do you think are some of Hop Hop’s chores are at home?
In the Olympic Games – what are some of the contest where there is jumping?
What games do you think Hop Hop likes to play?
What are some good games that you and Hop Hop could play together?
What games do you think Hop Hop likes to play on a rainy day?
If Hop Hop was in a band, what musical instrument do you think Hop Hop would play?
If Hop Hop played football, what position do you think he would play?
Stories about some of Hop Hop’s friends
If I Ran The Zoo – by Dr. Seuss
Peter Rabbit – by Beatrix Potter
Curious George – by Margret Rey
Black Stallion – by Walter Farley
authors from Hop
Hop’s home in
Thorn Birds – by Colleen McCullough
Tim – by Colleen McCullough
The Breaker – by Kit Denton (Breaker Morant)
Scapegoats of the Empire – by George Witton (Breaker Morant)