Help your students explore six essential character virtues with the Popcorn Park Puppets. Complete with inspiring songs and delightful humor, these videos provide a fun way to engage your students in thinking, talking, and writing about the kinds of people they want to be.
In each DVD the puppets become entangled in problems that require them to sort out right from wrong. Each DVD presents a story involving a specific character trait: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. A teacher’s guide is included with each DVD.
Suitable for Grades K-5. Total viewing time is approximately 150 minutes. Closed-captioned. 2003. Can purchase separately at $69.95 each, or $359.50 for the set of six.
- Trustworthiness – Groark and Muggsy learn how important honesty and trust are in building good friendships. 22 minutes.
- Respect – Burna discovers that name-calling, teasing, and put-downs are not good natured fun. 26 minutes.
- Responsibility – Groark and Burna learn that being irresponsible can be unfair and hurtful to everyone, including themselves. 23 minutes.
- Fairness – Essie learns that being fair to everybody can be a lot harder than it seems. 27 minutes.
- Caring – When Burna has to make a hard choice between doing a community service project and playing soccer, she learns that caring is more about what we do than about how we feel. 23 minutes.
- Citizenship – When Nubbs leads his friends in a successful effort to transform an ugly vacant lot into a beautiful grove of shady trees, they all experience the satisfaction and the benefits that come from being good citizens. 28 minutes.
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Getting Along With Groark Video Series (also features the Popcorn Park puppets)