Fri, 7 September 2012
Story Notes and Extras
The Cat and the Dog
Written and presented by Sean Hunter
Talk and Discover
(for parents, teachers and children to enjoy)
How does a dog say “hello?”
Do you know a cat and a dog that are friends?
What are some of the ways a cat says “hello?”
What games do you think dogs like to play?
Why is it good to have fun?
Why is it good to laugh?
What games do you like to play?
Have you ever played checkers?
What kind of dance do you think cats can do?
Learning With Art
Draw a picture of a circus hat that a dog might wear.
Draw a picture of a wig that a cat might wear.
Draw a picture of a bike that a cat and dog might ride.
More Talk and Discover
What do you think a dog and a cat talk about?
Who are some of the dog and cat’s friends?
What do you think is a good name for a dog?
What do you think is a good name for a cat?
What do you think is a good nick name for a dog and a cat?
What are some of the ways to be a friend?
Why is being a friend important?
Why is trust important?
What are some ways for friends to have fun?
How can friends help each other?
What are some of the ways you make new friends?
Where are some of the places you make and meet friends?
What are some of the places you would invite a friend to join you?
More About Friends
Which of your friends smiles?
How do you show respect to a friend?
How do you show respect to anyone?
What makes you happy?
What makes your friends happy?
Why is it important to be happy where you are?
Why is it important to be happy with what you have?
More About Cats
Can cats do tricks?
What do cats like to eat?
What foods should you never give a cat?
What is something that cats don’t like to do?
What is something that kittens like to play with?
What are some “cats” that you might see at a zoo?
More About Dogs
What are some tricks that dogs can do?
What are some of the ways to take care of a dog?
What are the foods that you should never give a dog?
Are all dogs friendly?
What should you know about a dog before you play with them?
What is something that a puppy needs to learn?
Being Good Cats and Dogs
What are some of the ways that dogs help people?
What are some types of dogs famous for?
Who are some famous dogs?
What are some books that you can borrow from the library about dogs?
What are some books that the library has about cats?
What book did Dr. Seuss write about a cat?
What short story did Eric Knight write about a dog that
became a novel, movie, radio and TV show?
A Little of This and A Little of That
Who had a dog named “Checkers”?
Where is “Chequers” in England?
Beside “Big Mama” Thornton, who are some of the people that sang, “Hound Dog?”
Who was the first cartoon cat?
What model car has the same name as a breed of dog?
What type of cat would you find on the Isle of Man?
What type of dog might you see in Switzerland?
James Herriot wrote many books, what was his everyday job?
Who have you met while playing?
How do you make friends happy?