|Starring||Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester, Julie Andrews|
|Genre(s)||Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical|
Mary Poppins is a magical nanny who arrives at the home of Jane and Michael Banks via umbrella. As she challenges the stiff English upbringing their father provides she also teaches them the importance of imagination and cleanliness.
Sample Discussion Guide Questions:
Mary Poppins brought the children and Burt into the cartoon world developed by Burt’s chalk street drawings. If you could choose a cartoon that you’d like to live in or explore, which one would it be? Why would you want to be in that cartoon? How do you think you’d fit in?
How did Mary Poppins rescue the Banks family? Why do you think she left the family’s home?