The religious origins of Christmas
1:31

The religious origins of Christmas

Clip from For The Juniors

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1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Children perform a nativity play in a clip that introduces the significance of Jesus' birth to Christians and the origins of Christmas.

Children perform a nativity play in a clip that introduces the significance of Jesus' birth to Christians and the origins of Christmas.

Traditional Christmas activities
7:06

Traditional Christmas activities

Clip from For The Juniors

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1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
An introduction to sending cards, buying and making presents, donating gifts to charity, decorating a tree, lighting up a house and making special foods for Christmas.

An introduction to sending cards, buying and making presents, donating gifts to charity, decorating a tree, lighting up a house and making special foods for Christmas.

Writing to Santa and opening presents
1:46

Writing to Santa and opening presents

Clip from For The Juniors

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1-2
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This clip briefly highlights the tradition of writing a note to Santa on Christmas Eve and giving and receiving gifts on Christmas Day.

This clip briefly highlights the tradition of writing a note to Santa on Christmas Eve and giving and receiving gifts on Christmas Day.

Christmas traditions with puppet monsters
6:10

Christmas traditions with puppet monsters

Clip from For The Juniors

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1-2
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Flynn explains to Dodly why gifts are exchanged at Christmas, before the pair celebrate Christmas Day with presents and a party.

Flynn explains to Dodly why gifts are exchanged at Christmas, before the pair celebrate Christmas Day with presents and a party.

When a new baby arrives
2:38

When a new baby arrives

Clip from For The Juniors

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1-2
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See how people celebrate the birth of a new baby in their family, as parents announce their child's birth in a newspaper, friends and relatives send cards, and siblings visit ...

See how people celebrate the birth of a new baby in their family, as parents announce their child's birth in a newspaper, friends and relatives send cards, and siblings visit the newborn in hospital.

Welcoming a baby with a party
2:45

Welcoming a baby with a party

Clip from For The Juniors

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1-2
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See how one family celebrates the arrival of a new baby, with a party after three months, and notes written for when the child is older.

See how one family celebrates the arrival of a new baby, with a party after three months, and notes written for when the child is older.

Celebrating a first birthday, Vietnamese style
2:53

Celebrating a first birthday, Vietnamese style

Clip from For The Juniors

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1-2
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See how families from Vietnamese cultures celebrate the birthday of a baby, acknowledging ancestors and predicting the child's career path.

See how families from Vietnamese cultures celebrate the birthday of a baby, acknowledging ancestors and predicting the child's career path.

Christening a new baby
3:53

Christening a new baby

Clip from For The Juniors

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1-2
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This clip looks at the way Catholic families celebrate the birth of a baby at a Christening with friends and family at a party.

This clip looks at the way Catholic families celebrate the birth of a baby at a Christening with friends and family at a party.

Celebrating centuries
2:37

Celebrating centuries

Clip from For The Juniors

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1-2
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At a party for his 100th birthday, Mr Palmer reminisces about what birthdays were like when he was a boy, and Edwardstown Primary School celebrates its centenary.

At a party for his 100th birthday, Mr Palmer reminisces about what birthdays were like when he was a boy, and Edwardstown Primary School celebrates its centenary.

Vegetable shopping at the market
1:53

Vegetable shopping at the market

Clip from Play School

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F
1-2
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This video has closed captioning
We go shopping for vegetables at a Chinese market, through the Play School windows.

We go shopping for vegetables at a Chinese market, through the Play School windows.

For the Juniors
20:33

For the Juniors: Multicutural Australia - I Want to Swim

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC March 12, 1991

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F
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Vi Chi and An are Chinese brothers who came to Australia in a boat. Vi Chi longs to swim. The program underlines basic rules for water safety and encourages discussion of ...

Vi Chi and An are Chinese brothers who came to Australia in a boat. Vi Chi longs to swim. The program underlines basic rules for water safety and encourages discussion of water fears. (Please note that this program/series has been created from masters kindly provided by DECS Tape Services in South Australia. These recordings have been collected over a period dating back to the early 1990s and as such, the picture quality may be of variable standard.)

For the Juniors
16:03

For the Juniors: Multicutural Australia - New Home

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC March 19, 1991

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F
1-2
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A Vietnamese boy tells his own story. He recalls his life in Vietnam, his family's journey to Australia and tells us how he and his sister have learned to live in a new ...

A Vietnamese boy tells his own story. He recalls his life in Vietnam, his family's journey to Australia and tells us how he and his sister have learned to live in a new country with a new culture. (Please note that this program/series has been created from masters kindly provided by DECS Tape Services in South Australia. These recordings have been collected over a period dating back to the early 1990s and as such, the picture quality may be of variable standard.)

For The Juniors: Farm to Table
18:19

For The Juniors: Farm to Table: Honey

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC August 2, 1991

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F
1-2
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Why doesn't all honey look and taste the same? Where does honey come from? Why do bees make honey? These are some of the questions answered in this program.

Why doesn't all honey look and taste the same? Where does honey come from? Why do bees make honey? These are some of the questions answered in this program.

For the Juniors
19:00

For the Juniors: Food A - Tropical Fruit

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC August 9, 1991

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F
1-2
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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 ...

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.

For the Juniors
15:13

For the Juniors: Food A - Crustaceans

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC August 16, 1991

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F
1-2
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This program, made in Queensland, looks at some of the more common crustaceans found in that region: tiger prawns,host nippers, and crabs, soldier crabs, fiddler crabs, ...

This program, made in Queensland, looks at some of the more common crustaceans found in that region: tiger prawns,host nippers, and crabs, soldier crabs, fiddler crabs, mangrove (mud) crabs, crayfish. Environments explored are in the sea, by the sea, fresh water.

For the Juniors
19:44

For the Juniors: Food A - Eggs

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC September 13, 1991

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F
1-2
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This program looks at eggs as both a food source and as a source of new life. The program shows various animals hatching eggs - chickens, seagulls, emus, snakes, butterflies, ...

This program looks at eggs as both a food source and as a source of new life. The program shows various animals hatching eggs - chickens, seagulls, emus, snakes, butterflies, eagles penguins, skinks.

For the Juniors
18:26

For the Juniors: Big Clean - At Home and Out There

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC May 3, 1995

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F
1-2
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This program includes a wide range of vegetables, some familiar and some a little more unusual. We meet a family who grows all their own vegetables. We see them planting, ...

This program includes a wide range of vegetables, some familiar and some a little more unusual. We meet a family who grows all their own vegetables. We see them planting, weeding, and harvesting. We visit markets in different parts of the world and see people buying and selling vegetables.

For the Juniors
15:48

For the Juniors: Big Clean - Through the Night

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC May 10, 1995

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1-2
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This program includes a wide range of vegetables, some familiar and some a little more unusual. We meet a family who grows all their own vegetables. We see them planting, ...

This program includes a wide range of vegetables, some familiar and some a little more unusual. We meet a family who grows all their own vegetables. We see them planting, weeding, and harvesting. We visit markets in different parts of the world and see people buying and selling vegetables.