Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, numbat had two hearts; one a feather and the other a stone. He decided it would be better to ahve only one, so which heart will he choose?
It's a very hot day and Sally is looking for fun things to do. She finds Possum keeping cool under the shade of his tree. Together they watch children keep cool on a hot day and then decide to go the beach.
Possum is keeping an eye on the timber on Amanda's ute for a while, and considers it a good time to make a cubby house. Possum feels he knows enough to make one - not for himself, but so Sally can live closer to him!
Possum decides he wants a pet. Sally suggests lots of pet ideas including a fish but Possum thinks fish are boring. To see how exciting fish really are, Sally and Possum watch a school excursion to Underwater World.
Possum likes the patterns in Sally's painting and that starts him thinking about patterns too. It must be time to set up Possum School again. What kinds of patterns can he find and record in his school book?
Lola is sure that she is a good dancer, but some dancing is a bit too swirly, some is too jumpy, and ballet is too floaty. Mini Reader tries to teach Lola to tap dance but that proves to be too shuffly and not tappy enough.
Andy Day knows young animals all have favourite meals. For meerkats, a scorpion is a tasty treat. In Finland, racoon dog pups stock up before winter arrives, and young capuchin monkeys enjoy shellfish.
An animated swash-buckler based on the much-loved children's book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. The tale of a greedy rat who craves buns and biscuits, but comes to a sticky end.
Andy Day looks at baby animals as they learn jumping skills. Springbok don't just jump, they pronk, the odd-looking jerboa jumps to avoid danger, and the Arctic fox pups jump to help them burst through the snow to find food.
LBB has been told she can't have her ears pierced until she's older. LBB is determined to prove that she's not a little girl any more by throwing out her toys. But maybe being more grown up isn't all it's cracked up to be.
You can't have a picnic without swirly tennis and sunshine. Lola, Lotta, Charlie and Marv are really excited because they have all of those things. But just as the fun is about to begin, the storm clouds gather.
Lah-Lah is on her balcony showing the birds the dancing doll, music box her grandmother gave her. When she winds it up the doll spins fast and as it unwinds it slows down. Lah-Lah can't wait to show the band! When she arrives, Buzz is frantically making breakfast for the band - too much to do, he can't slow down. The cuckoo clock chimes. Buzz has been going so fast he's forgotten about the concert they're playing at today. What song are they going to play? Lah-Lah shows Buzz her dancing doll music box and it helps him to decide.
An innovative and beautiful video series for young children who use Australian Sign Language (Auslan) as their primary means of communication; designed to enhance their foundational literacy and numeracy skills.
Charlie and Lola are on a recycling mission. They involve the whole school, determined to enter a competition that could win them all a real tree to plant! But time is running out and they don't have enough recyclable items.
Charlie, Lola, Lotta and Marv have been growing a pumpkin all through summer for the Halloween party at school - and it's enormous. Everyone has decided what fancy dress costumes to wear, except for Lola. The day of the party arrives and disaster strikes. Bat Boy (otherwise known as Morten from downstairs) splatters their pumpkin and Lola now has a double crisis.
Wind has blown leaves all over the lawn. Sally uses her leaf blower to clean them up, but Possum jumps in the pile, sending leaves in every direction. Possum apologies and helps Sally clean up. Presented in Auslan and English.
When Justine Clarke accidentally stomps on the foot of ballroom dancer partner Paul Mecurio and Dash chews her fancy dancing shoes the ballroom dancing spectacular show suddenly turns very wobbly. Original series title: Justine Clarke's Ta Da!
Justine and Dash are getting ready for their jazz show, but props master Ben Woods has had a giant clean out and there are no props left! By learning how to improvise, can they imagine their way out of trouble in time?
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.
Squeezy won't get out of bed. Under his blankets he's making a very strange sound. a hicc-choo. Lah-Lah guesses that Squeezy has a bad case of the hiccups. Squeezy moans he's a sneezer not a hiccuper. Now the band must help Squeezy get over the hiccups and get back to being his happy sneezy self.
Lah-Lah is going stargazing with the band, but when it's time to go Buzz keeps delaying things. Lah-lah sees that Buzz is nervous about going to the park where there are strange noises, creatures and other scary things. Lah-Lah realises she has to do something quick or their stargazing won't happen. The band helps Buzz to get over his fears and enjoy the stars.
Tom Tom was tinkering all night long. With so much banging and thumping Lah-Lah and the band didn't get any sleep. There's only one thing to do, so they march out to Tom Tom's shed to have a little chat. Tom Tom explains his tinkering isn't done yet, so to get the noise over with quicker the band offers to help.
Lola and Lotta have got a pretend shop that sells completely everything. They're having great fun until they accidentally sell Charlie's swimming goggles to Morten, their only customer. "Well get them back," insists Charlie. "We can't," bemoans Lola, "He did proper paying, with banana chips!" Charlie is not amused and wants his goggles back immediately. Morten, on the other hand, doesn't want to swap the goggles for anything.
Having begged Granny and Grandpa for a scooter, Lola suddenly decides that she now wants a pair of real, actual ice-skates. Everyone is dubious. Charlie reminds her she felt the same about her old yo-yo and Dad warns her that he doesn't want to find the ice-skates in the bottom of her cupboard. But Lola is adamant she needs actual ice-skates because they are sparkly and white, and when she gets them, she will be the best ice-skaterer in the whole school. But it's not quite that simple.
Andy Day looks at a selection of baby animals as they learn how to warm up and cool down. When king penguins are too cold they huddle together, but when they're too warm they cool down with a mud bath.
Fishing lessons for young animals. Mum finds it easy, but fish slip away from young grizzly bears in Canada. Oriental darters practice with twigs. River otter pups watch mum's sat nav guide her to the fish in North America.
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.
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.
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!
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?