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Play School Season 290

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Season 290, Episode 01 Let's Pretend (1)

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Jan 20, 2014
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Let's Pretend (1) Jan 20, 2014 Theme Notes Series 290: Let’s PretendPlay School’s series ‘Let’s pretend’ aims to nurture the imagination, creativity and a sense of wonder. Imaginative play not only provides enjoyment to young children, but it also helps them understand the real world and their place in it. It can also help them learn about experiences and people they may not directly come into contact with. Language, social and cognitive ability are also developed through imaginative play. A strong sense of imagination and creativity assists children become confident problem solvers.Episode 1PRESENTERS Justine Clarke and Teo GebertPIANIST Peter DasentSTORY Book Title Author / Illustrator: Alison Lester Publisher: Allen and UnwinFILM Dressing Up At Home (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Make some dress up clothes from newspaper. For example a newspaper hat, a newspaper skirt. Use boxes to make kitchen furniture. For example a stove, a table, a sink and a cupboard to play with.  SONGS  The Elephant Wobbles Composer: Peter Charlton Publisher: ABC Music PublishingLet Me See You Do The Monkey Composer: Genevieve Jereb Publisher: Gellybean RecordsIt’s Fun To Pretend Composer: Peter Dasent & Judith Keyzer Publisher: Origin/Control/ABC Music PublishingI’ve Been Working on The Railroad Composer: Traditional Publisher: ABC Music PublishingStir Up The Pudding Composer: Traditional Publisher: ABC Music PublishingHey Hey Hey Composer: Peter Dasent & Judith Keyzer Publisher: Origin /Control /ABC Music PublishingMAKE AND DOHow to Make a Jungle Tree HouseYou will need: - Three cardboard uprights for tree trunks Two 30cm cardboard circles, painted green - Green crepe paper cut into small pieces for leaves - Long strips of twisted crepe paper for vines - Craft made monkeys, elephant and parrotsMake two slits on the edge of each tree trunk, one towards the bottom and another towards the top. Each slit must be the same height on all three trunks.Place tree trunks to form a tripod.Take cardboard circles and slide them through the slits in the tree trunks to hold them together.Paste leaves onto the tree for foliage. Drape crepe paper vines over the tree.Put craft jungle animals or toys onto the jungle tree house.MAKE AND DOHow to Make Yoghurt PopsYou will need: - Natural yoghurt - Berries - A bowl Wooden spoon Plastic cups - Ice cream sticksPut yoghurt in bowl and stir in berries.Spoon mixture in plastic cups.Place ice cream stick in middle.Put in the freezer until set hard.

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Season 290, Episode 02 Let's Pretend (2)

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Jan 21, 2014
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Let's Pretend (2) Jan 21, 2014 Theme Notes Series 290: Let’s PretendPlay School’s series ‘Let’s pretend’ aims to nurture the imagination, creativity and a sense of wonder. Imaginative play not only provides enjoyment to young children, but it also helps them understand the real world and their place in it. It can also help them learn about experiences and people they may not directly come into contact with. Language, social and cognitive ability are also developed through imaginative play. A strong sense of imagination and creativity assists children become confident problem solvers.Episode 2PRESENTERS Justine Clarke and Alex PappsPIANIST Peter DasentTOLD STORY Snortle’s Surprise (A story told by the Play School team)FILM Sculpture Garden (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Make a pretend mirror. Look in mirror and pull a happy, sad, surprised and angry look. Make some happy face biscuits with icing and some round biscuits. Draw a shape picture and tell a story.SONGSMaking Things Composer: Scott Aplin & Phil Barton Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingHere’s A House Composer: John Fox & Warren Carr Publisher: ABC Music PublishingZoom Composer: Peter Charlton & Paul Reade Publisher: ControlHow Are You Feeling? Composer: Peter Dasent and Sophie Emtage Publisher: Origin /ControlIf I Were A Little Pig Composer: Traditional (Bohemian Folk Song) Publisher: ABC Music PublishingMy Horsey’s a-Walking Composer: Colin Buchanan Publisher: RondorIt’s Fun To Pretend Composer: Peter Dasent & Judith Keyzer Publisher: Origin/Control /ABC Music PublishingWill You Come To My Castle Composer: Traditional Publisher: ABC Music PublishingIf You’re Happy And You Know It Composer: Traditional Publisher: ABC Music PublishingMAKE AND DOHow to Make a Cardboard Shape GameYou will need: - A variety of large flat cardboard shapes including circles, ovals, squares, rectangles and flowers. - Each shape has a slit positioned centrally on each edge so they can slide together. - Shapes can be painted.Pretend one of the circles is a steering wheel and go for a drive.Pretend one of the triangles is a hat to wear.Put a square and triangle together and pretend to be a house.Put an oval, circle and triangle shape together to make an aeroplane.Slide the other shapes together to make a shape sculpture.MAKE AND DOHow to Make a Box CastleYou will need: - 1 large box - 4 smaller boxes - 4 bucketsPlace a large box in the centre as the main wall of castle.Place the smaller boxes on top of the larger box as towers.Put bucket turrets on each tower.The box castle is now complete to play with.

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Season 290, Episode 03 Let's Pretend (3)

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Jan 22, 2014
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Let's Pretend (3) Jan 22, 2014 Theme Notes Series 290: Let’s PretendPlay School’s series ‘Let’s pretend’ aims to nurture the imagination, creativity and a sense of wonder. Imaginative play not only provides enjoyment to young children, but it also helps them understand the real world and their place in it. It can also help them learn about experiences and people they may not directly come into contact with. Language, social and cognitive ability are also developed through imaginative play. A strong sense of imagination and creativity assists children become confident problem solvers.Episode 3PRESENTERS Teo Gebert and Leah VandenbergPIANIST Peter DasentSTORY Ruby Learns To Swim Author: Phillip Gwynne Illustrator: Tamsin Ainslie Publisher: Allen & Unwin Australia, 2013FILM Kangaroo Island Lighthouse Visit (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Make some plastic container boats and a plastic container lighthouse in a water trough. Make some salt play dough decorations to hang. Paint an under the sea mural with different coloured sea creatures.SONGSEverybody Do This Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingFriends All Together Composer: Peter Dasent and Sophie Emtage Publisher: Origin / ControlSwim Like A Kid Composer: Julie Blanchard Publisher: MCA / GilbeyAll The Fish Are Swimming In The Water Composer: Beatrice Landeck Publisher: J. Albert & SonDressing Up Song Composer: Peter Dasent and Sophie Emtage Publisher: Origin / ControlDiving Composer: Scott Aplin & Phil Barton Publisher: ABC Music PublishingIt’s Fun To Pretend Composer: Peter Dasent & Judith Keyzer Publisher: Origin/Control /ABC Music PublishingTwo Little Boats Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingMAKE AND DOHow to Make a Woolly Rainbow FishYou will need: - 4 thick cardboard fish shapes with slits cut around the edge of the fish. - Long strands of different coloured wool.Drawn an eye on fish shape.Take a coloured piece of wool and wrap it around and around the fish so that it slips into the slit to stop wool from slipping off.Use many colours to make a colourful woolly rainbow fish. MAKE AND DOHow to Make a Seaside with Play DoughYou will need: - Green dough - Brown dough - Yellow dough - Blue dough - Craft dog, dog owner, seagull, horse, person on bike.Make a craft horse, seagull, bike rider, dog and dog owner. Make these from any materials for example drawings, pipe cleaners, ice cream sticks, cardboard cylinders and paper.Make a play dough seaside. Green dough will be the grassy park at the seaside. A brown path can be made by winding the brown dough over the green dough. This is for the bike rider, dog owner and the dog to walk on.Yellow dough will be placed next to green play dough grass for the sand.Next, a blue sea will be made with the blue play dough.Put as many characters at the play dough seaside as you wish. A horse galloping, seagulls resting, a dog and owner walking.

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Season 290, Episode 04 Let's Pretend (4)

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Jan 23, 2014
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Let's Pretend (4) Jan 23, 2014 Theme Notes Series 290: Let’s PretendPlay School’s series ‘Let’s pretend’ aims to nurture the imagination, creativity and a sense of wonder. Imaginative play not only provides enjoyment to young children, but it also helps them understand the real world and their place in it. It can also help them learn about experiences and people they may not directly come into contact with. Language, social and cognitive ability are also developed through imaginative play. A strong sense of imagination and creativity assists children become confident problem solvers.Episode 4PRESENTERS Leah Vandenberg and Alex PappsPIANIST Peter DasentTOLD STORY Better In No Time (A story told by the Play School team)FILM Visiting The Doctor (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Play doctors with a friend Make some animal puppets from socks Make a zoo animal book with drawings or picturesSONGSThe Mixing Song Composer: Peter Dasent & Arthur Baysting Publisher: OriginRig A Jig Jig Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingGiraffes and Mice Composer: Peter Mapleson & Robyn Mapleson Publisher: ABC Music PublishingIt’s Fun To Pretend Composer: Peter Dasent & Judith Keyzer Publisher: Origin/Control /ABC Music PublishingWhen I Grow Up Composer: Vanessa Johnston & Karina Johnston Publisher: Jingle Jam Pty. Ltd.Bags Composer: Don Spencer Publisher: UnpublishedMiss Polly Had A Dolly Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingI Feel Sick Composer: Ann North & Martin Wesley-Smith Publisher: UnpublishedJelly On A Plate Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingMAKE AND DOHow to Make Peg PuppetsYou will need: - Cardboard - Texta - Scissors - PegsDraw some animal heads and body shapes on cardboard.Cut the animal bodies out.Decorate bodies with crayons or textas.Now add peg legs to the bodies.A girl or boy shape can be drawn and cut out. Add pegs for the legs and arms.MAKE AND DOHow to Make a Box Office TowerYou will need: - 4 large boxes - Smaller box - Bottle peopleStack the boxes on top of each other so that they are stable. Each box represents a separate floor in an office block.Put some bottle people in the small box lift at the side of office block.Pretend to take the lift up and down with people getting in and out of the lift. 

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Season 290, Episode 05 Let's Pretend (5)

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Jan 24, 2014
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Let's Pretend (5) Jan 24, 2014 Theme Notes Series 290: Let’s PretendPlay School’s series ‘Let’s pretend’ aims to nurture the imagination, creativity and a sense of wonder. Imaginative play not only provides enjoyment to young children, but it also helps them understand the real world and their place in it. It can also help them learn about experiences and people they may not directly come into contact with. Language, social and cognitive ability are also developed through imaginative play. A strong sense of imagination and creativity assists children become confident problem solvers.Episode 5PRESENTERS Michelle Lim Davidson and Alex PappsPIANIST Peter DasentSTORY Good Night, Sleep Tight Author: Mem Fox Illustrator: Judy Horacek Publisher: Scholastic Australia Pty. Ltd.FILM Rainy Day (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Make a space rocket with a shoe box and land it in outer space. Use cushions, pillows and material to make an outer space world. Make a big rocket using a long laundry basket or large long box Cut out and hang some stars and the moon from a window.SONGSHave You Ever Ever Ever...? Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingWhen The Rain Is Falling Down Composer: Zoe McHenry Publisher: Orient Pacific MusicMoon, Moon Composer: Traditional (German Folk Tune) Publisher: Allans Music (Australia) Pty. LtdTwinkle, Twinkle Little Star Composer: Traditional Publisher: ABC Music PublishingStar Light, Star Bright Composer: Traditional Publisher: ABC Music PublishingIt’s Fun To Pretend Composer: Peter Dasent & Judith Keyzer Publisher: Origin / Control(Going On A) Big Adventure Composer: Peter Dasent & Arthur Baysting Publisher: Origin /ABC Music PublishingCuddle Up Composer: Peter Dasent & Sophie Emtage Publisher: Origin / Control/ ABC Music PublishingMAKE AND DOHow to Make a Heads and Tail ShopYou will need: - A collection of silly hats, craft ears, craft wigs, craft noses and craft tails.Get a cardboard box counter. Set up a selection of things to wear on your head and various kinds of tails.Selection may include a woolly horse tail, big ears, point paper nose, a spiky dragon tail and a large straw hat.MAKE AND DOHow to Make a Rainy Day PictureYou will need: - Crayons - Spoon - Paint - PaperColour a piece of paper all over using crayons.Cover with paint in one colour. Scratch out a rainy day painting by using the spoon handle. Try scratching out raindrops and an umbrella. Hang to dry.MAKE AND DOHow to Make a Rocket SandwichYou will need: - Bread board - Two slices of bread - Yellow capsicum - Hummus - Avocado - Carrot slices - Cherry tomatoes - Plastic knife - Pea sprouts  Cut bread in rocket shape with two triangle shaped pieces as rocket fins.Spread hummus onto the bread, that is the main part of rocket, and add avocado stripes.Add two carrot strips for rocket boosters on the bottom of the rocket. Add cherry tomato windows and sprouts for the blast off smoke.

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