Brewster and Maggie are at Ginger's play but she can't focus because her tummy rumbles. She wonders why, so she visits Bob O'Tummy. Bob explains when the tummy is expecting food it rumbles in preparation.
Brewster and Maggie wonder: why do our heads hurt after we drink cold stuff too fast? Thinky Brain explains that ice makes the mouth cold and when the brain tries to warm things up fast it gives you a headache.
Charlie and Lola love Charlie's pet mouse, Nibbles. They even take him to school where he shows off his clever tricks. But mice don't live for very long and when Nibbles dies, Lola doesn't think she could have another.
Helvetica Frog asks: wWy do mosquitoes bite people? Brewster shrinks them down to a mosquito and meets Bubba Buzzer who explains that it's only female mosquitoes that bite because they need to feed their babies.
Lola promises to play beads on Friday with her friend from school, but then Marv invites her to his special space party on the very same day! She loves beads and she did promise, but there is going to be games and cake and everything at Marv's house! What is Lola going to do?!
Mr Saxophone has gone missing at rehearsal time. They can hear him but they just can't find him! Mr Saxophone loves to play hide and seek. They set off to find him but everywhere they turn up, he's just left. They decide to take the bus home and bump into Stephan who shows them loud and soft sounds on his baritone saxophone. Lah-Lah has the great idea to play Mr Saxophone's favourite song really loud and lure him back to play with them.
This episode teaches us about opposites. We learn Darug words for day and night. David Page is our special guest. Hear the story of Loongie the Greedy Crocodile and share our lesson on Caring for Country.
Get outdoors, learn about teamwork and develop your ball skills with Rachel and the Footy Pups! Rachel teaches the team how to get into the goal-ready position. The Footy Pups help Rex get overcome his goalie fears.
The Tasty Termite, Numpups and Flinders embark on a search for a sphere, a cube and a cylinder. Meanwhile, Super Numtum tries to prevent Fluffy McTuffy from carrying out his latest scheme to conquer the world.
Numtums are ten cuddly creatures with numbers, who love to count. The Numpups try to crack the code to Gladdy's secret recipe for her Scrumbles treat, which she hopes will secure her first place in a competition.
Charlie has promised Marv that he'll play football with him but poor Lola has a very nasty cold and is stuck in bed. She begs Charlie to stay with her. Charlie tries all sorts of ways of making her feel better but a butterfly chase Flutterby Mountain finally does the trick. Will Charlie ever make it to his football match?
Hamish's eyes start to water while making onion soup. He wonders, "Why do onions make our eyes water?" The friends meet Soup Dragon who explains the onion juice sprays into the air, wafts upwards and make our eyes water.
Lah-Lah has a new dance but she can't quite get the ending right. The band offers other suggestions but they all just look too silly. Maybe she needs to take a real dance lesson? Along the way to the lesson they meet Carlos who plays the guiro and they all learn the samba beat. Playing the samba fast and slow helps Lah-Lah finally learn her dance!
We live in the ocean! It's huge and wet. But mainly we live on the ocean shore. That's where all the seal families make their home. What we love the most is swimming! Water is the greatest fun in the world. We have no problem staying in the water for hours at a time. Together with dolphins, we love to jump into the waves. Look at us go! Isn't that awesome?
There are many pelicans in the world. We are Australian pelicans. But we don't live only in Australia. We also live in other parts of the world. Pelicans like to hunt together. We hunt as a team. We swim in the water in a flock making noises with our feet and wings, that's how we drive the fish into shallows where we easily catch them. Flying is very easy for us and our nests are built from grass stews.
I am a koala and my life is all about eucalyptus because we eat its leaves. Here in Australia there are so many leaves that you can't possibly eat them all. Not even all the koalas in the world could eat all of them. Look! There are so many forests. Many other creatures live in there, and they eat different plants. When we know feral dogs are coming we run away. We like climbing in the trees but sometimes we like to walk on the ground.
This program encourages children to wonder and learn through the medium of play. Music, art and the imagination are all key ingredients as hosts take us on an intimate and fun journey revolving around a week.
Lola is in a superstitious mood. There are so many unlucky things you can do. Charlie plays along with this but Lola's imagination gets carried away. If you step on the cracks, do bears really jump out at you?
Turtle mum usually just lays her eggs and leaves. Once we hatch, we have to take care of ourselves. From the moment we hatch, we know everything we need to know. We know what to do, where the ocean is, how to swim, and how to walk. Our goal is to get into the water. Turtles are at home in the water. In the ocean, we are agile, and great swimmers. We're better at swimming than crawling around on land.
ABC's 7.30 host Leigh Sales takes to the Story Time couch with Play School's Jemima to read an epic tale about the first chook in space. Hear all about Zelda's Big Adventure, by Marie Alafaci and illustrated by Shane McG.
Mr Bloom is having a clumsy day and keeps having accidents in the garden. Inside the nursery, Sebastian the aubergine has organised an art competition but Margaret accidentally spills paint on Joan's picture.
Lily-Rose, Ant, Cat, Jay, Sky and Skipper the dog travel Great Britain in a green hot-air balloon. The Green Team are finding out about creatures that communicate using vibrations. Green Balloon Club members Lukasz, Tabitha and Xavier are on the trail of a greater spotted woodpecker, while Jelly and her friends head to Scotland to go dolphin spotting. The Green team find out about how spiders use their webs and even make a communication system of their own.
Gobo the goat, Petal the pig, Digger the puppy and Dash the donkey help each other out as they go about life on the farm. Digger steps into Old Pop's shoes for the day. He tries his best to do a good job.
Come along with Teo, Zindzi and special guest Katie Noonan as they play the xylophone, create a painting to music and create a band with all the toys. Plus, take a look through the windows at an Irish dancing performance.
In each program the content develops from the use of concrete representation of numbers to exploring problems where there is less reliance on such representation. There is also a strong emphasis on mathematical language and on encouraging estimation and self-correction. Today: The puppets prepare to go camping, and once there, Dodly collects stones and uses measurement to make damper.
This program aims to show that tropical fruits need special growing conditions. Pineapples don’t grow in tins! The presenter examines the use of tinned pineapple in foods, he then goes to the market to see where shops and supermarkets buy their fruit supplies. He then visits the Sunshine Plantation and we see pineapples, passionfruit, paw paws and bananas growing.
When Bumblebee Barry, graduates from college, he joins the bee team responsible for bringing the honey and pollination of the flowers from outside the hive. Out on a trip, his life is saved by a florist named Vanessa. As they become friends, Barry discovers that humans exploit bees to sell the honey they produce and decides to sue the human race.
Join Eddie and Zindzi as they play the Spinners Are Grinners game show, decorate hoops, see children spinning in the park through the windows, make and decorate clowns and fly like birds and butterflies.
An old quarry that fills with rainwater is only a few hundred metres away from a city suburb. Every day people walk past it to exercise dogs, or to enjoy an escape into the bush. Very few stop to look closely at the amazing variety of minibeast life that lives around, in and on the pond.