This morning the children did an amazing job showing and explaining much of the work they’ve done related to outer space. Then we all watched a screening of the children’s film titled The Adventures of Pluto: Pluto Gets Lost. Afterward, we had a question-and-answer session with the filmmakers.
Katherine Nix: I was wondering what happened to Pluto’s mom after the storm because we never saw her again.
Leigh: Pluto pushed her out.
Jossie: So she wouldn’t get stuck in a storm.
Austin: And Pluto didn’t care about himself. He loves his mom so much that he doesn’t care about himself, so he could save her.
Cisco asked how the children made the storm. The children showed everyone the bag of cornstarch packing peanuts they’d used to create the storm special effects and we described how Rowan came up with the idea to use packing peanuts as space rocks.
Josh: Are there any creatures living on Pluto while this was happening?
Jossie: We don’t know yet.
Rachael: How can we find out?
Sam: By taking a rocket ship there.
Jack: Maybe we can make a really big rocket ship together.
Later, we revisited the experience with the children, asking them what they enjoyed about the event.
Grace: I liked my parents coming.
Jossie: Because they had lots of questions.
Sally: When I answered their questions it made me happy.
Sam: I showed Claire and Dada and Mama the things over there [on the computer] and over there [on the stage] and in my portfolio and my rocket ship.
Thanks to all of the families who were able to attend, and to our wonderful room parents for providing breakfast. Most of all, thanks to the Tucker Room children for all their thoughtfulness, hard work and creativity. You can use the QR code below to watch the movie at home. Enjoy!
by Lisa & Rachael
Pieces of Tucker Room experiences.