Different scenarios encourage young viewers to think about how rain affects them. We explore different ways to predict rain, and learn about the water cycle with the aid of a simple graphic. Successive shots showing dams, a reservoir and a creek, at different times of the year, illustrate how rain can change the water level in some places.
This program explores some historical and modern day work roles for horses. Four different horses are observed working with their handlers. The programs look at the physical and mental characteristics of horses that help them in their work and the way handlers value their horses and communicate with them.
Through the use of historic footage and photos the program looks at life before cars and shows why some ways of using working horses have changed from the past to the present day and that horses are still bettter than machines for some forms of work.
The program also explains and demonstrates some basic safety rules that should be observed when around horses.
The lives of working animals are explored in these two episodes. Programs highlight the special features of animals that can make them more suited to certain tasks than people or machines and that, like all good working relationships, these ones are based on clear communication and mutual respect.
For the Juniors, for students aged 6-8 years, aims to stimulate children's curiosity and imagination, widen their horizons and encourage them to explore their environment, present enjoyable experiences which relate broadly to the lives and interests of the children and raise issues.
Each series is arranged in groups of programs relating to a particular theme.
Experience the final chapter of the Aladdin saga in Disney's Aladdin and the King of Thieves. There is a grand party in Agrabah when it looks like Princess Jasmine and Aladdin will finally get married. But first they must stop the legendary Forty Thieves from stealing a mysterious wedding gift - an all-seeing oracle that will lead them to riches beyond their imaginations.
Successive shots of the same locations at different times of the year illustrate the changing life cycle of trees, from green growth through to autumn leaves and bare branches. Children talk about the different foods they like to eat when it's cold. Finally, viewers are shown how to read and interpret temperature using a thermometer.
While Andy is away at summer camp, Woody is toynapped by Al, a greedy collector. Before you can say 'To infinity and beyond!', Buzz Lightyear, Mr Potato Head, Hamm, Rex and Slinky Dog spring into action in a thrilling and hilarious rescue mission that will have everyone cheering!
Everybody wants to be a cat! Disney's unforgettable classic swings like never before. Share all the heart, humour and irresistible music with your family! In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high society cat and her three kittens.
Honoured with legions of critical acclaim, Disney's 36th animated masterpiece magically transforms an ancient Chinese legend into unparalleled fun and adventure that comes along but once every dynasty. Embraced for her lovable, spirited nature, Mulan is a young girl who doesn't quite fit into her tradition-bound society. When the invading Hun army comes charging over China's Great Wall, Mulan's ageing father is ordered into battle. To spare him from harm, Mulan disguises herself as a soldier and secretly takes his place in the Imperial army, training with a comical, ragtag troop, led by the courageous Captain Shang.
A young boy is asleep in his boat, dreaming of finding buried treasure. As he dreams the program explores some different water transport options and looks at the basic science of how they work. Water vehicles include Aboriginal bark canoes, sailing ships and modern watercraft such as cargo ships and sophisticated racing vessels.
Chris's dream has come true. He has successfully bred 15 tiger quolls. Always keen to educate kids about this endangered species, Chris decides to adopt two quoll joeys to hand rear and take into classrooms. The dingo pups have grown up and now need to be socialised before appearing in public. The emu chicks have also grown up. Out in the wild they are predator and prey, but for now the dingoes and emus get up to all sorts of antics.
Chris's zoo looks after the most secretive owl species in Australia the Masked Owl. And this season, two of them have become first time parents. But Chris is worried their inexperience means the owls won't be capable of looking after their young. He's going to have to take over the care of the newborn chicks if they are to survive the next few days.
Meet Chris Humfrey, a zoologist who lives with his young family and their REALLY big dog in an idyllic bush haven in country Victoria. But the Humfreys also share their home with a few other pets more than 2000 and each one of them needs care and attention 24/7.
After looking at a calendar for the month of June, Chabba and Flopp want to make snow; after all, they had never seen snow before. They begin to get to work, trying to get the temperature down by opening the window and turning on a fan.
This program begins with a family on a camping holiday and then continues to explore different types of accommodation people use when they are on the move, such as swags for stockmen and shelters built by nomadic people.
With only two days to go, Dodly and Flynn are busy making the final preparations for their Christmas celebration. As expected, it's not all smooth sailing for the two monsters, especially when Dodly discovers he has no money left to buy Flynn a present, and they encounter a reluctant turkey. Whilst looking for solutions to their problems, they uncover the history and meaning behind some of the traditions of Christmas.
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: Flynn fancies himself as a magician. Dodly becomes his assistant and together they make muffins disappear and real guinea pigs appear. Other segments include animated peas being eaten one by one and a game of real life bowls.
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 are camping. They collect and count sticks, compare mosquito bites and keep track of the number of monsters in a camp side story.
Sally and Possum enjoy a wonderful bush walk to learn more about other trees. Possum wants to collect some of the lovely leaves. Instead, they find a way of recreating their memories when they get home.
Possum's friend Jay, brings a special surprise for Possum. What has Sally and Jay set up for him in the yard? Jay stays to have fun with Possum pretending they are classmates at school, and who will be the teacher?
Waabiny Time (Playing Time) is an engaging and educational thirteen-part series that takes children from the ages of 3 to 6 on an enteratining adventure, guiding them through stories, songs and activities that are authentically indigenous and encourage participation.
In tonight's show when a presenter on Chris's wildlife shows walks out at the start of the busy season, Chris is forced to fast track another staff member. Darren has been presenting with the team for a while, and while he's a unique combination of snake catcher, theatrical actor and comedian, he's petrified of water. So when Chris takes him snorkelling to collect species for the marine show, the challenge for Darren is not just impressing the boss and hopefully landing the new presenting job, but also in conquering his fears.
Sally is sorting plant pots from the garden. She asks Possum to help but Possum ends up sorting the pots by colour instead of size. They head inside so Sally can teach Possum to sort things by colour, size and shape.
Get Grubby TV takes pre-schoolers on imagination-charged adventures. Join Costa, Dirtgirl and Scrapboy to explore and celebrate Dirtgirlworld and the wonderful landscapes of rural, urban and suburban Australia.
The Green Team wonders when Skipper's birthday is, because she is a rescue dog and Cat does not know exactly when she was born. There is no time like the present, so the team decides it is the perfect day to celebrate Skipper's birthday. Jelly and her friends visit the Dogs' Trust and find out about rescue dogs, while Green Balloon Club Members Aaron, Alia, Lillas and Kyle report on the daffodils that have come into bloom where they live.
Spring is on the way. Ant has found his first ladybird of the year; it looks as if they are coming out of hibernation. Lily-Rose's hyacinth has bloomed, and Green Balloon Club members Malikah, Centaine and Zahra are finding first buds and shoots where they live. Sky starts off a bean seed experiment, while Jelly is visiting some friends who are working in a kitchen garden.
The Green Team find out about the life cycle. Ant brings in some pupae that he is watching, hoping that they will soon hatch into butterflies. Green Balloon Club members Maisie, Christopher and Jada find frogspawn in their local pond, while Jelly and her friends check out the bird life on the estuary. Jay learns about puffins.
Entering its 50th year, Play School encourages children to wonder and learn through the medium of play. Music, art and the imagination are all key ingredients as two hosts take us on an intimate and fun journey revolving around a week.
The first signs of spring are starting to appear, and birds are looking for places to build their nests and start a family. Jake is putting up a new home for his robins and introduces a family of blue tits. The Green Team has a look at the different homes that animals live in, while Jelly visits some children in West Sussex who are making a wormery.