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story is recommended for ages 3 and older. View it first to
determine if your child is ready for some of the images of Monstro
the Whale. Some younger children 2.5 may also be ready for
this movie as long as parent or adult caregiver is there to
explain and monitor viewing the movie.
*For younger children you may want to watch the movie in two or three segments during a two or three day period.
Activity #1: View Movie (Video or DVD Format) or Read a Book Version
While viewing and after viewing you may want discuss the video and/or book and here are some ideas for dialogue, use your judgment on how to present these topics based on the child's age. Children will surely be asking many questions, and it is best to be prepared.
Jiminy Cricket represents the conscience (what is right?, what is wrong?)
* Pinocchio is the young wood
puppet who yearns to be a real boy, and gets in quite a bit of
trouble by not being obedient, fibbing, talking to strangers,
picking the wrong company, and not listening to Jiminy Cricket,
Cut a strip of construction paper lengthwise about 1 1/2 "
fold and glue it on for binding and covering the
Rent or read the Disney Video Masterpiece:
Pinocchio or read this
Pinocchio Coloring Book Pages
Alternative: You may find a Pinocchio book at the library, there are number of different versions appropriate for different ages.