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Play School Season 282

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Season 282, Episode 01 In the Wild (1)

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Feb 4, 2013
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In the Wild (1) Feb 4, 2013 Series 282: In the WildThis series, In the Wild, recognises that young children are curious investigators, who learn about the world around them as they play, discover and explore. In the Wild encourages a spirit of adventure as young children and their families are invited to share in a series of exciting escapades with the Play School toys and presenters. We explore wild places and spaces, discover wild animals and rare plants and play with the wild possibilities of imaginary worlds. Come and join us as we have a wild time singing wild songs, dancing to wild rhythms, painting wild paintings and dressing up in wild clothes!Episode 1PRESENTERS Andrew McFarlane – Emma PalmerPIANIST Peter DasentSTORY If You Go Walking in Tiger Wood © 2005 Alan Durant Author: Alan Durant Illustrator: Debbie Boon Publisher: Harper CollinsFILM Chimps (Play School, ABC)SONGS Walking Through the Jungle Composer: Max Lambert Publisher: ABC Music PublishingJungle Song Composer: Kylie Montague Publisher: ControlWhat Shall We Do? Composers: Peter Dasent & Mark Barnard Publisher: Origin/ControlEverybody Do This Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin/ABC Music PublishingA Leopard Has Lots of Spots Composer: June Tillman Publisher: ControlHow Does a Caterpillar Go? Composer: M.C. Dainton Publisher: Paxton Music Ltd.I’m a Great Big Tiger Composer: Zoe McHenry Publisher: Warner ChappellIDEAS FOR LATER Create a jungle scene with your favourite stuffed toys, blankets and pillows. Go for a walk in a park or garden and look for insects hiding amongst the leaves, branches and bark. Listen to monkey noises on the internet. Can you make monkey noises too?MAKE AND DOHow to Make Wild Jungle PaintingsYou will need: - Two pieces of thick white cardboard - Green paint – we used three different shades for our wild green jungle painting Brightly coloured paint for your wild jungle finger painting - Paper plates - Spoons - A thick rope with a frayed end, as pictured - A Wild Green Jungle PaintingSpoon three different shades of green paint onto paper plates and set a piece of white cardboard on a covered workspace. Dip the frayed end of the rope into one shade of green paint. Use the rope as a paint brush to create swirly patterns on the cardboard. Spoon blobs of different shades of green paint onto the page. Roll the rope across the page, through the blobs of paint, to create a rope pattern. A Wild Jungle Finger Painting Spoon blobs of different coloured paint onto a piece of white cardboard. You might like to use colours that remind you of a bright bird, such as a rainbow lorikeet. Use your fingers to create a wild finger painting.How to Make Your Own “Wild Places” ScrapbookThroughout this series, the Play School presenters filled a “Wild Places” scrapbook with colourful artwork and photos representing different wild environments, such as the jungle and the snow. You might like to make your own “Wild Places” scrapbook!You will need: - Large pieces of paper stapled together to create a book - Paste - A marker - A digital camera - A printerTake photos of interesting wild things - places, toys, dress ups etc. Print the photos and paste them into your scrap book. Add other bits and pieces found on your wild adventures!

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Season 282, Episode 02 In the Wild (2)

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Feb 5, 2013
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In the Wild (2) Feb 5, 2013 Series 282: In the WildThis series, In the Wild, recognises that young children are curious investigators, who learn about the world around them as they play, discover and explore. In the Wild encourages a spirit of adventure as young children and their families are invited to share in a series of exciting escapades with the Play School toys and presenters. We explore wild places and spaces, discover wild animals and rare plants and play with the wild possibilities of imaginary worlds. Come and join us as we have a wild time singing wild songs, dancing to wild rhythms, painting wild paintings and dressing up in wild clothes!Episode 2PRESENTERS Emma Palmer – Teo GebertPIANIST Peter DasentSTORY Giraffes Can’t Dance Author: Giles Andreae Illustrator: Guy Parker-Rees Publisher: Orchard BooksFILM Chinese New Year (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Put some plastic African animals in a sand pit or tray. Add a dish for water. Use a watering can to send down the rain. Take your animals down to the waterhole for a drink. Take a walk and see if you can see some stripes. You might see zebra stripes on a pedestrian crossing. Play some drum beats on some upturned buckets or saucepans.Let Me See You Do the Monkey Composer: Genevieve Jereb Publisher: Gellybean RecordsSpots are Great Composers: Peter Dasent & Mark Barnard Publisher: Origin/ControlGiraffes and Mice Composers: Peter Mapleson & Robyn Mapleson Publisher: ABC Music PublishingLeo the Lion Composers: Harry Snyder & Herman Renner Publisher: Prentice-Hall Inc.Let’s Go Walking Composers: Satis Coleman & Alice Thorn Publisher: The Willis Music Co. (c/o Campbell Connelly)Riding in a Helicopter Composer: Sean O’Boyle Publisher: ABC Music PublishingMAKE AND DOHow to Make a Spotty GiraffeYou will need: - Heavy paper - A pencil - Safety scissors - An ink padDraw a giraffe with a long neck on the paper. Cut it out. Fold the neck down with concertina folds (like a fan). Add spots by pressing your thumb on the ink pad and then printing it onto the paper giraffe. Stretch the giraffe’s neck up and down so that she can reach the tall trees and eat the leaves up there.

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Season 282, Episode 03 In the Wild (3)

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Feb 6, 2013
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In the Wild (3) Feb 6, 2013 Series 282: In the WildJoin Andrew and Leah as they take the toys on a snow adventure, make pictures with coloured ice, see penguins in the Antarctic through the windows, make a wild places scrapbook and make a paper snowflake.This series, In the Wild, recognises that young children are curious investigators, who learn about the world around them as they play, discover and explore. In the Wild encourages a spirit of adventure as young children and their families are invited to share in a series of exciting escapades with the Play School toys and presenters. We explore wild places and spaces, discover wild animals and rare plants and play with the wild possibilities of imaginary worlds. Come and join us as we have a wild time singing wild songs, dancing to wild rhythms, painting wild paintings and dressing up in wild clothes!Episode 3PRESENTERS Leah Vandenberg - Andrew McFarlanePIANIST Peter DasentSTORY Can You See a Little Bear? Author: James Mayhew Illustrator: Jackie Morris Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children’s BooksFILM Penguins/Antarctic (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Freeze interesting shapes by filling different containers with water and placing them in the freezer. Make yourself a pair of binoculars using two short cardboard rolls taped together. Make a paper snowflake by folding a piece of paper into a very small square and cutting the folded edges. Unfold to see your snowflake.SONGS Softly, Softly Composers: G. Moore & Max LambertBig Adventure Composers: Peter Dasent & Arthur Baysting Publisher: Origin/ABC Music PublishingYou Can Stamp Your Feet Composers: P. Whitfield & J. Reade Publisher: Essex MusicChubby Little Snowman Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin/ABC Music PublishingTwinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin/ABC Music PublishingFairy Penguin Walk Composers: Don Spencer & Allan Caswell Publisher: MCA/GilbeyRock-a-bye Your Bear Composers: Greg Page, Anthony Field, Jeff Fatt & Murray Cook Publisher: ABC Music PublishingMAKE AND DOHow to Make Magic Ice PicturesYou will need: - Rubber gloves - A jug - Water - Vegetable dye or food colouring - A muffin tray - White paper or cardboard - White crayons or candles  This activity can get messy, so put on a pair of rubber gloves before you begin. Fill the jug with half a cup of water. Add a few drops of vegetable dye or food colouring and stir to combine. Pour the coloured water into a muffin tray. We made three colours - red, green and yellow. Place the muffin tray in the freezer and allow to set. Draw a picture on white paper or cardboard using a white crayon or candle. Rub coloured ice over the paper or cardboard to reveal your picture!

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Season 282, Episode 04 In the Wild (4)

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Feb 7, 2013
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In the Wild (4) Feb 7, 2013 Series 282: In the WildThis series, In the Wild, recognises that young children are curious investigators, who learn about the world around them as they play, discover and explore. In the Wild encourages a spirit of adventure as young children and their families are invited to share in a series of exciting escapades with the Play School toys and presenters. We explore wild places and spaces, discover wild animals and rare plants and play with the wild possibilities of imaginary worlds. Come and join us as we have a wild time singing wild songs, dancing to wild rhythms, painting wild paintings and dressing up in wild clothes!Episode 4PRESENTERS Leah Vandenberg – Teo GebertPIANIST Peter DasentTOLD STORY Little Louise, the Frog Who Couldn’t Sleep (A story told by the Play School team)FILM Butterfly Sanctuary (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Create a water fall in the bath using recycled containers and plastic funnels. Take a rainy day walk. Can you find some puddles or a rainbow? Do searches on the internet for frogs. How many different sorts can you find?SONGS Rain Composer: Jay Laga’aia Publisher: ABC Music PublishingDrip Drop Composers: Robyn Mapleson & Peter Mapleson Publisher: ABC Music PublishingFly, Fly Composer: Kylie Montague Publisher: ControlFlutter, Flutter Butterfly Composer: Lesley Lees Publisher: Ward Lock EducationalLizard Song Composers: Val Donlon & Marion Ord Publisher: ABC Music PublishingMAKE AND DOHow to Make a Jumping FrogYou will need: - Craft foam - Safety scissors - Sticker dots - Pipe cleaners - Tape - A markerCut a shape for the frog’s body from craft foam. Decorate the frog body with sticker dots. Cut four webbed frog feet from craft foam. Cut a pipe cleaner into four equal pieces. Fold each piece of pipe cleaner to create legs for your frog - long at the back and short at the front. Attach the frog feet to their pipe cleaner legs and tape to the back of your foam frog. Draw on two eyes with a marker. Press down to make the frog jump.

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Season 282, Episode 05 In the Wild (5)

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Feb 8, 2013
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In the Wild (5) Feb 8, 2013 Series 282: In the WildThis series, In the Wild, recognises that young children are curious investigators, who learn about the world around them as they play, discover and explore. In the Wild encourages a spirit of adventure as young children and their families are invited to share in a series of exciting escapades with the Play School toys and presenters. We explore wild places and spaces, discover wild animals and rare plants and play with the wild possibilities of imaginary worlds. Come and join us as we have a wild time singing wild songs, dancing to wild rhythms, painting wild paintings and dressing up in wild clothes!Episode 5PRESENTERS Zindzi Okenyo – Teo GebertPIANIST Peter DasentTOLD STORY Humpty’s Full Moon Sleep-Out (A story told by the Play School team)FILM Davies Creek (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Make some invitations to a tea party for your friends or toys. Get someone to help you create a paper aeroplane. Play a game of I Spy.SONGS Round and Round and Round Composer: Colin Buchanan Publisher: RondorI’m Not Afraid Composer: John Shortis Publisher: ABC Music PublishingWalk a Little Composers: Satis Coleman & Alice Thorn Publisher: John Day Co.Climbing up the Rainbow Composers: Peter Dasent & Arthur Baysting Publisher: OriginTwinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin/ABC Music PublishingMAKE AND DOHow to Make a Rainbow SpinnerYou will need: - A hoop - Coloured streamers - Masking tape - Two lengths of string or ribbon – each slightly longer then the width of the hoopAttach streamers to the hoop using masking tape. Attach one piece of string or ribbon to either side of the hoop. Attach the other piece of string or ribbon to the opposite sides of the hoop, so the two lengths of string cross in the middle. Use the midpoint of the string to hang the hoop from a branch or clothes line. Spin the hoop round and round to create a rainbow world.How to Make a Rainbow DecorationYou will need: - A cardboard roll - Coloured streamers - Masking tapeAttach streamers to the end of the cardboard roll using masking tape. Twirl the cylinder round and round.

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