Discussion Packet

Cattails (2017) – Discussion Guide

Discussion Guide:

  1. Activity: Create Your Fur-sona
    Caregiver Note: For this activity you will need a white paper plate, some colored pencils or crayons, some construction paper, and a glue stick. Using your materials each of you can make a cat face and use construction paper to make the ears, nose, eyes, and mouth. Feel free to also make accessories as in-game you can get cute collars, hats, and even companions like fireflies and dragonflies. This will give you and your child something hands-on to do while discussing the game. Children and teens often struggle with discussion especially when face-to-face. However, working on something fun together side-by-side will help your child relax and…

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About the Reviewer: Rachael Rathe

Rachael B. Rathe is an East Tennessee native with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Child & Family Studies from The University of Tennessee Knoxville. She has worked in mental health since 2013 and in foster care/adoptions for a private provider agency since 2014. Rachael was inspired to work in the field after working with children and teens on a volunteer basis 2008 – 2013. Rachael’s ideal self-care day involves snuggling on a couch with her kitties (Tabitha, Fergus, and Rufus) while enjoying a good movie or book. She also enjoys galavanting around conventions concerning all things nerd and geekery.

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