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A Soldier’s Letter

 

written and presented by Sean Hunter

 

with the music of Kris Wilkinson

and Country Music Hall of Fame member

Charlie McCoy

 

Talk and Discover

For parents, families,, teachers and children to share and enjoy.

 

What is something that makes Thanksgiving special?

What should everyone be grateful for?

What is something someone in the military might be grateful for?

 

More Talk and Discover

 What are you thankful for today?

What were you thankful for yesterday?

What’s a good pie for Thanksgiving?

 

Honoring Our Veterans

 What are some of the sacrifices that someone makes when they serve in the military?

What are some of the sacrifices a family makes when someone is serving in the military?

How do our Veterans serve us every day?

 

Learning With Art

 Draw a picture of a soldier.

Draw a picture of a pilgrim.

Draw a picture of a turkey.

 

Being A Good Listener

 What did Grandma say to everyone?

How did the Pilgrims celebrate Thanksgiving?

Where did the soldier say that he was?

 

Extra Credit

 How did Thanksgiving become a holiday?

 

Bonus Question

 When is Thanksgiving celebrated in Canada?

 

Something Special

 Write a letter to someone is in the military.

 

And Not To Be Forgotten

 Write a letter of “thanks” to a Veteran 

 

 

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Story Notes and Extras 

 

The Pumpkins – A Ghost - And What Do You Wishy

 

by Sean Hunter

 

Talk and Discover

 

What would be a good name for a ghost?

What is something that makes you happy in the morning?

What is something fun that you might wishy?

 

More Talk and Discover

 

What are three ways you can think of that a ghost 

could have fun without scaring a scarecrow?

What do you think a ghost and the dogs, cats, and goats talk about?

When does a pumpkin become a jack-o’-lantern?

 

Learning With Art

 

Draw a picture of a pumpkin you might see

at a harvest festival.

Draw a picture of something else you might see

at a harvest festival.

Draw something you might carve on a pumpkin.

 

Being A Good Listener

 

What was the wandering ghost admiring?

What color were the leaves of the trees?

Where is someplace Mr. Fishiy, Fishy had never been?

 

Extra Credit

 

How big can a pumpkin grow?

 

Bonus Question

 

Where did the tradition of carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns begin?

 

Double Bonus Question

 

Why do communities have harvest festivals?

Where could you go to, or have, a harvest festival?

 

Some Extra Fun

 

Write a poem about a pumpkin

or

maybe a song


Story Notes And Extras 

 A Bedtime Story For Dogs

 

 

written and presented by Sean Hunter

 

Talk and Discover

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

 

What stories do you think dogs like to hear being read?

What stories do you like to hear read?

Do you think that Ruffles has a favorite story?

 

More Talk and Discover

 

What do you think a dog likes to dream about?

How can you tell when a dog is dreaming?

What makes dreaming fun?

 

More Talk, Talk and Discover

 

Do you have to be asleep to dream?

What is something you like to dream about?

Have any of your dreams ever come true?

 

Learning With Art

 

Draw a picture of Ruffles.

Draw a picture of one of Ruffles friends.

Draw a picture of something nice Ruffles might dream about. 

 

Being A Good Listener

 

What was the first question asked in the story?

Where was the dog asked that they might have dreamed of dancing?

What did Ruffles and all the children do when the story ended?

 

A Question For Everyone

 

What book would you read to Ruffles?

 

Extra Credit

 

In what ways do some dogs help people?

 

Bonus Question

 

What do you think Ruffles will dream about tonight?

 

Extra, Extra Credit

 

Who are some of a dogs first friends?

Would a cat like some of the same stories as a dog?

 

Double Bonus Question

 

What name would you pick for a dog?\

(and why)

How come there are no windows in a doghouse?

 

Ruffle’s Special Question

To All The Children

 

What do you dream of being when you grow up?

(and why)

 

Other Questions That A Dog

Might Ask

(and what would you answer)

 

Do you go for a walk every day?

How far do you walk when you exercise?

What do you do in school all day? 

What tricks do you like to do?

How do you get a library card?

 

Famous Dogs In Stories

That You Can Read About

 At The Library

 

Rin Tin Tin

Old Yeller

Lassie

 

Fun That You Can Have

 

Look for a book in the library that you and Ruffles would like.

Make a list of names that you could give to a puppy?

Write a story for a dog.

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Story Notes And Extras

The River. The Fish. And The Chef

written and presented by Sean Hunter

Talk and Discover

(for parents, children, teachers, and friends)

How many fish do you think are in the river?

Do you think the river has more big fish or little fish?

Why do you think some of the fish are hiding?

More Talk and Discover

When is a good time to go fishing?

How do the fish know when it’s time to eat?

Who else besides fisherman like to catch fish?

More Talk, Talk and Discover

Where do you think is a good place to go fishing?

What kind of fish might you find in Canada?

What do you think fish dream about?

Learning With Art

Draw a picture of a happy fish.

Draw a picture of something that you think

a fish might like to eat.

Draw a picture of something else you might see

as you walk along a river.

Being A Good Listener

in the story

What would the wind begin to whisper?

Where did the river begin?

What is the name of the game that the fish

and fisherman like to play?

Extra Credit

What else besides fish might you see swimming in a river?

Extra, Extra Credit

What kind of fish would you like to catch?

Bonus Question

Who do you know that likes to go fishing?

and

A Question For Everyone

When would you like to go fishing?

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Story Notes and Extras

Somewhere

There’s A Dog That Likes To Read
by Sean Hunter
Talk and Discover

Where in the world do you think you might find

a dog that likes to read?

What do you think that dog’s name might be?
What do you think will be the dog’s favorite story?
More Talk and Discover
What could you learn from reading a book?
What book do you think a dog should read?
What book do you think a dog should read first?

Learning With Art
Draw a picture of a dog with a book.
Draw a picture of a cat that likes to go fishing.
Draw something that a dog might dream about.
Being A Good Listener
Who could the dog read to that sleeps in the barn?
Who could the dog read who goes to at the pond?
Who could the dog read to that roams about the woods?
More, Talk, Talk and Discover
How do you think a dog would learn how to read?
Who do you think taught the dog their A, B, C’s?

and

What should a dog (and everyone) know about books?

Extra Credit

What is something a dog might cook?
Bonus Question

How many books do you think a dog might read each week?

Extra, Extra Credit
Who do you think the dog would read to
if they went to a zoo?
Double Bonus Question
Should a dog get a library card?

and

how would they get one?

A Question For Everyone
Have you ever read a story to a dog?

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Story Notes and Extras

What Would You Do If You Went To The Zoo

written and presented by Sean Hunter

 

Talk and Discover

(for parents, children, teachers, and friends)

 

Why would it be fun to go to the zoo?

Who would you like to meet at the zoo?

and

Who would you ask to join you?

 

More Talk and Discover

 

How many zoos do you think there are?

Where is there a zoo that you could go to?

What do you think you could learn at a zoo?

 

More Talk, Talk and Discover

 

What animals at the zoo like to laugh?

What animals at the zoo roar?

What animals at the zoo might growl?

 

Learning With Art

 

Draw a picture of a lion or a tiger.

Draw a picture of a penguin.

Draw a picture of an animal with big ears. 

 

Being A Good Listener

In the story

 

What did the kangaroo say?

What do the animals like to do each day?

What is something that the animals

wonder about you?

 

A Question For Everyone

 

Where is there a zoo near you?

 

Extra Credit 

 

Who at the zoo might like a banana?

Which of the animals might like an apple?

 

Extra, Extra Credit

 

What job would you like at the zoo?

 

Bonus Question

 

What else do you know about elephants

besides they are big?

 

Double Bonus Question

 

Name three countries some of the animals

at the zoo may have come from?

 

A Question From The Owls

 

Whoo at the zoo has feathers of blue?

 

And Have You Ever Thought

 

What animal at the zoo 

might make a good pet?

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