Join Emma, Sofya and Alex as they host the Play School Nursery Rhyme news, help Diddle find her kittens' lost mittens, play with the Nursery Rhyme Peek-a-Boo board, make surprise muffins and see lemurs through the windows.
Join Alex and Emma as they build a toy house, cook colourful shape buns, play an animal dress up game and make craft birds! Plus, look through the windows to see a seal show at the zoo.
Exploring the concept of 'favourite things', Alex and Emma make things with clay. Emma makes strawberry and melon kebabs, a group make underwater scene collages, and the book The Runaway Hug is read.
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.
"Do eggs grow on trees like apples? Do you dig them up like potatoes?" Sally explains that they come from chickens, but Possum wonders, "What comes first, Sally, the chicken or the egg?"
Alex is the green grocer in the fruit and vegetable shop, and Jay buys some fruit and vegies to make a salad with dressing.
Stories include, 'Malaysia deal in ruins', 'Scott Morrison joins 7.30', 'Funding row over domestic violence alarm', 'John Cleese joins 7.30'.
Join Zindzi and Nicholas as they make some fruity snacks in the Play School kitchen, play a memory game and create a Windy Day Whirls artwork. Through the Windows we see some recycled sculptures.
Bookaboo, the rock puppy, needs a book a day or he just can't play. He is joined by Canadian film and tv actor Zaib Shaikh who reads him Whiffy Wilson, the Wolf Who Wouldn't Wash.
During 'Machines' we look at the different type of machines in the home, machines we see when we are out and about and simple machines that can be made from recycled and household materials.
Maara, hands and djena, feet are very useful to us and together with the other parts of our body help us every day. Maara baam, hands clap and djena kakarook, feet dance. It's too deadly koolangka.
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.
Today, Kwort Kwobikin, to celebrate is deadly! Moort madja, family get-togethers are deadly!