The religious origins of Christmas
1:31

The religious origins of Christmas

Clip from For The Juniors

Intercultural understanding

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.

Writing to Santa and opening presents
1:46

Writing to Santa and opening presents

Clip from For The Juniors

Intercultural understanding

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Vegetable shopping at the market
1:53

Vegetable shopping at the market

Clip from Play School

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F
1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Celebrating centuries
2:37

Celebrating centuries

Clip from For The Juniors

Intercultural understanding

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

When a new baby arrives
2:38

When a new baby arrives

Clip from For The Juniors

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1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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

Intercultural understanding

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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

Intercultural understanding

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Tales From Around The World
3:25

Tales From Around The World: The Strongest Man in the World

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC Me July 29, 2015

English

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

History

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A beautifully animated tale from Nigeria about a man called Obasi. Obasi is so swift at hunting, and so strong, that he thinks he is the strongest in the world. One day, ...

A beautifully animated tale from Nigeria about a man called Obasi. Obasi is so swift at hunting, and so strong, that he thinks he is the strongest in the world. One day, however, he meets another man who is even stronger than him and all his boasting lands him in trouble. This film explores pride and the value of humility

Christening a new baby
3:53

Christening a new baby

Clip from For The Juniors

Intercultural understanding

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Tales From Around The World
4:39

Tales From Around The World: Where The Night Came From

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC Me August 26, 2015

English

Literacy

Intercultural Understanding

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A beautifully animated tale from Brazil about three servants who disobey the orders of the King of the Ocean. The servants open the King's secret bag and release the deep-sea ...

A beautifully animated tale from Brazil about three servants who disobey the orders of the King of the Ocean. The servants open the King's secret bag and release the deep-sea shadows into the daylight. This film playfully imagines how the night came to be and explores the consequences of curiosity.

Tales From Around The World
5:37

Tales From Around The World: The Story Of Wali Dad

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC Me August 12, 2015

English

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

History

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A beautifully animated tale from Pakistan about a simple grass cutter, named Wali Dad. Wali Dad realises he has more money than he needs and decides to buy a gift for a noble ...

A beautifully animated tale from Pakistan about a simple grass cutter, named Wali Dad. Wali Dad realises he has more money than he needs and decides to buy a gift for a noble Princess. His kind gesture has unexpected consequences and the situation gets out of hand. This film encourages children to recognise that happiness is not dependent on being materially rich.

Tales From Around The World
5:46

Tales From Around The World: How The Caliph Became A Stork

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC Me August 5, 2015

English

Intercultural understanding

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

History

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A beautifully animated tale from Iraq about a Caliph who is magically turns into a stork. The Caliph soon realises that this is the work of his greedy brother who wants to ...

A beautifully animated tale from Iraq about a Caliph who is magically turns into a stork. The Caliph soon realises that this is the work of his greedy brother who wants to take over his place at the palace. With the help of an owl, the Caliph seeks to set things right. This film explores the dangers of greed and desire for power.

Christmas traditions with puppet monsters
6:10

Christmas traditions with puppet monsters

Clip from For The Juniors

Intercultural understanding

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Talespinners
6:17

Talespinners: Christopher Changes His Name

Season 1 Episode 2 NITV January 1, 2018

Intercultural understanding

History

F
1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A vibrant series of short animated films that explore a range of multicultural themes - identity, diversity, belonging, traditions and ceremonies.

A vibrant series of short animated films that explore a range of multicultural themes - identity, diversity, belonging, traditions and ceremonies.

Tales From Around The World
6:26

Tales From Around The World: The King Who Was Eaten For Breakfast

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC Me August 19, 2015

English

Literacy

Intercultural Understanding

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A beautifully animated tale from India about a Punjabi King who desperately wants to be adored. He allows himself to be fried and eaten for breakfast each day, in return for ...

A beautifully animated tale from India about a Punjabi King who desperately wants to be adored. He allows himself to be fried and eaten for breakfast each day, in return for unlimited gold to give to his subjects. This film explores what it means to be truly generous.

Talespinners
6:36

Talespinners: From Far Away

Season 1 Episode 5 NITV January 4, 2018

Intercultural understanding

History

F
1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A vibrant series of short animated films that explore a range of multicultural themes - identity, diversity, belonging, traditions and ceremonies.

A vibrant series of short animated films that explore a range of multicultural themes - identity, diversity, belonging, traditions and ceremonies.

Talespinners
6:37

Talespinners: Tazartiza

Season 2 Episode 7 NITV January 14, 2018

Intercultural understanding

History

F
1-2
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A vibrant series of short animated films that explore a range of multicultural themes - identity, diversity, belonging, traditions and ceremonies.

A vibrant series of short animated films that explore a range of multicultural themes - identity, diversity, belonging, traditions and ceremonies.

Talespinners
6:46

Talespinners: Asthma Tech

Season 2 Episode 1 NITV January 8, 2018

Intercultural understanding

History

F
1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A vibrant series of short animated films that explore a range of multicultural themes - identity, diversity, belonging, traditions and ceremonies.

A vibrant series of short animated films that explore a range of multicultural themes - identity, diversity, belonging, traditions and ceremonies.