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Peep and the Big Wide World

Peep and the Big Wide World

| 34 min

This series of three 10-minute films features Peep the chicken, Chirp the robin and Quack the duck. On their travels, they meet a cat, a ladybug, a turtle and a frog who speaks from both sides of his mouth. Narrated by Peter Ustinov, these films are great for young children aged 3–5.

  • story
    Kaj Pindal
  • director
    Kaj Pindal
  • animation
    Kaj Pindal
  • producer
    Michael Scott
  • narrator
    Peter Ustinov
  • assistant director
    Craig Welch
  • additional animation
    Craig Welch
  • educational consultant
    Arlene Moscovitch
  • narration - writer
    Arlene Moscovitch
  • music
    Annie Pindal
  • sound editing
    Gary Oppenheimer
    Peter Jermyn
  • editing
    Kaj Pindal
    John Kramer
    Craig Welch
  • computer graphics
    Wendy Walker
    Bill Pong
  • re-recording
    Patrick Spence-Thomas
  • unit administrator
    Sonya Munro
  • executive producer
    John Spotton


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Ages 5 to 8

Study Guides - Guide 1 | Guide 2 | Guide 3 | Guide 4 | Guide 5 | Guide 6

Civics/Citizenship - Citizen Responsibilities
Civics/Citizenship - Federal/Provincial Government
English Language Arts - Children's Stories/Fables
History and Citizenship Education - Civil Rights and Freedoms
Social Studies - Law

Talk to students about the concept of “shallow” water. Talk about the differences and similarities between a duck, a chicken and a robin. Encourage children to explain why the cat really wanted to help the three birds. Talk about the differences in the number of legs each animal has. Discuss the concept of shadows and why the animals were afraid of them.

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