Mon, 1 July 2013
Story Notes and Extras
A Far Away Sea
written and presented by Sean Hunter
Talk and Discover
for parents, children, teachers and friends to enjoy
What would be a good name for a fish that could go quack, quack, quack?
What would be a good name for a turtle that could swim on his back?
What would you talk to a duck about?
What would you talk about with a whale?
What do you think a shark would like to talk about?
What are some of the other animals that live in the ocean?
How far is the closest ocean to where you live?
What is the closest harbor to where you live?
How do you think the turtle and fish learned to do tricks?
What else might happen that is fun on the Far Away Sea?
Learning With Art
Draw a picture of a happy, little turtle.
Draw a picture of a whale with two heads.
Draw a picture of a shark with no teeth.
More Talk and Discover
How big can some fish in the ocean be?
What are some of the small fish that you might see in the ocean?
Are there any fish in the ocean that have legs?
How can you tell if you’ve seen a shark?
How can you tell there’s a whale in the ocean?
Having More Fun
Draw a picture of a boat that would have a crow’s nest.
Write a poem about the ocean
Write a song about sailing on the sea.
Famous Sea Songs and Poems
My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean
the rhyme – I Saw A Ship A-Sailing
Famous Sailing Ships
Why is each of the above sailing ships famous?
Extra, Extra Credit
What is the difference between an ocean and a sea?
Where is the deepest ocean?
What countries would you pass sailing from England to China?
How long would it take to sail from France to New York?
What countries would you pass sailing from New York to San Francisco?
How long would it take to sail from San Francisco to China?
How long might it take to sail around the world?
What two canals when built shortened a sailing voyage?
Famous Sea Captains
(and what were their ships)
Sir Francis Drake
John Paul Jones
Stories That Have Famous Fish and Sea Creatures
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea