Cystic Fibrosis Storytime
 Sparky McCloud  and the Christmas Angel

Story Notes and Extras

Sparky McCloud 

and the Christmas Angel

written and presented by Sean Hunter

with a melody of music by Country Music Hall of Fame member

Charlie McCoy

Talk and Discover

for parents, teachers, family, friends and children to enjoy

Which ornament do you think is Sparky’s favorite?

Which ornament do you think the family has had the longest?

Why do you think the family put a star on top of the Christmas tree?

What song do you think Sparky sang?

What are some of your favorite Christmas songs?

Do you think the ornaments sing every Christmas eve?

What might be some of the other reasons that Sparky likes the song

“Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer?”

What are some of the ways to show love?

What are some of the ways for you to show kindness?

Learning With Art

Draw a picture of a star.

Draw a picture of a snowman.

Draw a picture of a candy cane.

Draw a picture of a Christmas tree.

More Talk and Discover

What type of tree are many of the Christmas trees?

In what country did the Christmas tree tradition begin?

With what fruits were some of the first Christmas trees decorated?

How many Christmas trees are prepared each year in Europe?

How many years does it take for a Christmas tree to grow to be six feet tall?

In the music following the story, what ornaments do you think are singing?

What are some Christmas traditions for your family?

What is something special one of your friends can do?

What is something special that you can do?

What is a gift that you can give someone that doesn’t need to be bought?

What are some of the gifts that you receive everyday?

Other Stories To Enjoy

The Grinch That Stole Christmas
The Night Before Christmas

Helping To Make The Holidays Happy For Everyone

Visit someone in a hospital, or that is sick at home.
Write a note to someone that you haven’t seen for a while.
 Smile.

Help a neighbor in need.

Other Ways To Have Fun

 

Make a Ginger Bread House.

Sing some of the traditional Christmas songs with family and friends.

Write a Christmas poem.

Direct download: 01_Sparky_McCloud_-_and_the_Christmas_Angel.mp3
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The Turkey That Wanted To Know What’s Cook’n

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?

Direct download: The_Turkey_That_Wanted_To_Know.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:07am EST