Today is National Pinocchio Day! Disney’s Pinocchio was released in 1940 and is an animated musical that remains celebrated to this day. It’s magical soundtrack consists of one of the most memorable and classic tunes to this day: When You Wish Upon a Star. Listen to the track and take note of the use of instruments in the opening segment. What instruments do you hear? What does it play? How does it sound?
Instruction: Help Gepetto collect the right fairy dust that leads to Pinocchio! The collected bags of fairy dust should form an E major scale. If not, looks like you haven’t gotten enough fairy dust and magic to bring Pinocchio back home! Hurry before time runs out and the magic has faded!
• Pinnochio Day is a holiday that celebrates the story of Pinocchio, a wooden puppet who came to life.
• The puppet was created by a man named Geppetto, who wanted a son, and brought to life by a fairy who lived in a tree.
• Pinocchio had a long nose that grew longer whenever he told a lie.
• He went on many adventures, including being turned into a donkey and going to school.
• Pinocchio learned important lessons about honesty and responsibility during his adventures.
• Pinnochio Day is a day to remember the story of Pinocchio and to think about the importance of being honest.