Fri, 29 August 2008
Story Notes and Extras
Memories With Mother Goose
presented by Sean Hunter
recorded with Bob Pascarella
Mother Goose rhymes are a time honored tradition
and one of the first ways that children
have learned to talk, have fun and learn to read.
Enjoy the recorded presentation and Story Notes.
Learning With Art
Draw a picture of a cow jumping over the moon.
Draw a picture of where Mary went to school.
Draw a picture of the sheep waiting for Mary.
Draw a picture of the sun drying up all the rain.
Draw a picture of a pony.
Draw a picture of someone riding on a pony.
Draw a picture of Yankee Doodle.
Draw a picture of a teddy bear.
Draw a picture of a teddy bear saying his prayers.
Talk and Discover
for parents, teachers, children and friends
Why did Diddle Diddle Dumpling My Son John go to bed wearing one shoe?
What letter would you put on a pie?
Who do you know whose name begins with that letter?
What do you like to eat that’s hot?
What do you like to eat for lunch that’s cold?
What do you like to wear that’s made of wool?
Where are you when it’s 8 o’clock at night?
Where are you when it’s 8 o’clock in the morning?
What song would you sing for a King?
Who does the moon see that you want to see?
Why did the mouse run up the clock?
How did the owl get to be so smart?
What kind of pudding do you think the cat ran away with?
What do you know that is made of gold?
If a dog was a captain of a ship, what would he say when the ship began to move?
Where did the little dog go whose ears were short and tail was long?
What are some other names for two little birds beside Peter and Paul?
How far do you think the robin went when he flew away from the pussycat?
Other Ideas to Enjoy
Sing some of the Mother Goose rhymes
Go to one of the Mother Goose reading events at your local library
More Talk and Discover
What is your favorite Mother Goose rhyme?
Who do you think would also like the Mother Goose rhymes?