By Teachers, For Teachers
Toy Story 3 won the hearts of children and adults alike, as the Toy Story franchise has spanned the better part of 2 decades. The third installment of the movie franchise incorporates the love of toys, even as children grow out of their favorite toys. This heartwarming Pixar clip can inspire students of all ages to reflect and write.
K-2: Your Buzz & Woody
What toy is your absolute favorite? Write down 3 words (or sentences) that describe why you like it.
3-5: If You Were a Toy
Pretend that you get to be the voice for a Toy Story 3 toy. What toy would you be? Why would that toy be the perfect fit for your voice?
6-8: Toys Trashed?
When you outgrow your toys, what do you do with them? Do you think its best to keep them, give them to a younger family member or to charity, or to throw them away? Why?
9-12: The Gender of Play
Ken gets teased for being a girls' toy. Do you think that children gravitating toward traditional toys for their gender is a natural tendency of children or a result of how little boys and girls are treated differently?