Critters & Company
To: Parents and Guardians
Today your child saw a presentation on friends and choices, by Critters
& Company. Critters & Company uses a unique medium of live animals and their
stories to share with the children relationship building concepts. Each of the animals and
the major issues of the presentation are shared with you in the following outline. Please
take time to ask questions and explore with your child what they saw and heard today.
Please use the opportunity to reinforce the portions of the materials that are important
to you and your family. Critters & Company wishes you the best of success in your
journey of parenting your children.
I. Definition of Teasing: To annoy or pester, to make fun of
| I. Friends that have been
a. Relationships take time to develop.
b. Personal space is different for different people or animals,
sometimes it is based on past experience.
c. Healthy relationships develop through respect for the individual.
Blue & Gold Macaw
| II. Friends with attitudes
a. Each of us is responsible for self protection.
b. We need to be alert and think about how to protect ourselves
before we get into a
c. Dangerous friends are still treated with respect and courtesy.
III. Friends that are
a. When something is different use your eyes
and ears discover.
IV. Good Friends
a. Good Friends are good listeners,
and do not need to be the center of attention.
| V. Fun Friends
a. Friends who follow the rules have more fun.
b. Friends who follow the rules are safer.
c. Friends who follow the rules get to do more and have
d. Following the rules can save your life.
e. Parents and teachers have guidelines so you can have
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