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Season 292, Episode 01 Opposites (2014) (1)

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Sep 29, 2014
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Opposites (2014) (1) Sep 29, 2014 Series 292: Opposites (2014)Up and down, happy and sad, big and small, hot and cold - this week in Play School we look at opposites!Opposites are one of the simplest and most important concepts for pre-schoolers to understand. It helps them to improve their communication as they learn how to describe different things. This series explores this important concept through fun games, songs, stories and activities.Episode 1Abi and Teo play the Opposites Game, decorate a tablecloth with paint spray, make yummy hot and iced chocolate, see how to tie-dye t-shirts through the windows and play a hiding game with James and Meena.PRESENTERS Abi Tucker and Teo GebertPIANIST Peter DasentSTORY Dinosaur Roar Author: Henrietta Strickland Illustrator: Paul Strickland Publisher: Puffin BooksFILM Tie Dyeing (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Make a box swing for some toys Go to a playground and have fun Try tie-dyeing some T-shirts Play an opposite gameSONGSSee Saw, Up & Down Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingOpen, Shut Them Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingDino Stomp Composer: Judith Simpson & Max Lambert Publisher: ABC Music PublishingStir Up The Pudding Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingWet Washing Composer: Liz Olsen Publisher: ABC Music PublishingSometimes I’m Very, Very Small Composer: Ethel Hedley Publisher: James Nisbet & Co Ltd.Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingMAKE AND DO  How to Make a Hot Chocolate and Iced ChocolateYou will need: - Drinking chocolate - Milk - Cups - Ice - Spoon - Straws - Marshmallows (optional)Ice Chocolate: Put one spoon of chocolate powder in a cup. Pour in enough milk to fill the cup. Stir until chocolate powder has dissolved. Put in some ice cubes and stir again. Ice chocolate is complete.Hot chocolate: Put a spoonful of chocolate powder in a cup. Pour in enough milk to fill the cup. Stir until chocolate powder has dissolved. Put it in microwave until suitably hot. Let it cool down if it is too hot to drink. Stir again and add two marshmallows.MAKE AND DOHow to Decorate a TableclothYou will need: - Calico - Water paint - Spray bottlesHang a piece of material up on a clothes line or fence. Put different coloured water paint into some spray bottles. Squirt and spray all the colours over the entire cloth. Leave to dry. Tablecloth is complete.

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Season 292, Episode 02 Opposites (2014) (2)

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Sep 30, 2014
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Opposites (2014) (2) Sep 30, 2014 Series 292: Opposites (2014)Up and down, happy and sad, big and small, hot and cold - this week in Play School we look at opposites!Opposites are one of the simplest and most important concepts for pre-schoolers to understand. It helps them to improve their communication as they learn how to describe different things. This series explores this important concept through fun games, songs, stories and activities.Episode 2PRESENTERS Rachael Coopes and Teo GebertPIANIST Peter DasentTOLD STORY “Fine Friends” (A story told by the Play School team)FILM Northern Territory Weaving (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Play the finding game and hide something from a friend. Blow some bubbles outside in the garden or at a park. Collect things from the garden to make a garden collage.SONGSDig, Dig, Dig Composer: Julian Gough, Monica Trapaga, David Basden (Arr. Penny Biggins) Publisher: ABC Music PublishingDoin’ It Composer: Peter Dasent & Arthur Baysting Publisher: Origin/ ControlWe’re Going Up Composer: Ron Gamack Publisher: ABC Music PublishingThe Mixing Song Composer: Peter Dasent & Arthur Baysting Publisher: Origin / ControlHokey Pokey Composer: Jimmy Kennedy Publisher: Campbell Connelly & Co (c/- Albert Music & Music Sales UK)Like A Leaf or Feather Composer: Mary Champion De Crespigny Publisher: EMI MusicMove Over and Make Room Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingMAKE AND DO  How to Make a Small GardenYou will need: - Seedling soil mix - Egg cartons - Tomato, basil and marigold seeds - Watering can - WaterPut seedling soil mix into the cups of the egg cartons. Open up the seed packets. Put a hole in each soil compartment. Sprinkle seeds into the holes. Cover with soil. Water the seeds.MAKE AND DO  How to Make a Striped Toy Mat or PaintingYou will need: - Calico or material - Masking tape - Different coloured paint - Paint rollersSpread material out on a table. Take strips of masking tape and tape it onto the material securely. Put stripes of masking tape all over the material. Use a roller and paint all of the material and masking tape. Now carefully remove the masking tape to reveal lots of stripes on the material.

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Season 292, Episode 03 Opposites (2014) (3)

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Oct 1, 2014
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Opposites (2014) (3) Oct 1, 2014 Series 292: Opposites (2014)Up and down, happy and sad, big and small, hot and cold - this week in Play School we look at opposites!Opposites are one of the simplest and most important concepts for pre-schoolers to understand. It helps them to improve their communication as they learn how to describe different things. This series explores this important concept through fun games, songs, stories and activities.Episode 3PRESENTERS Leah Vandenberg and Alex PappsPIANIST Peter DasentSTORY Seadog Author: Claire Saxby (Copyright 2013) Illustrator: Tom Jellett (Copyright 2013) Publisher: First Published by Random House Australia in 2013FILM Sheep Shearing (Play School, ABC)FILM “My Dog Bill” (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Pretend to be a dog, cat, lamb, duck and other farm animals and sing Old MacDonald’s Farm Make a fast/slow book. Find pictures of things that move fast and pictures of things that move slow. SONGSHair Composer: Jill Darby Publisher: Longman Group UK Ltd.Here Is The Sea Composer: John Fox Publisher: ABC Music PublishingMy Dog Bill Composer: Henrietta Clark & Warren Carr Publisher: ABC Music PublishingOld MacDonald Had A Farm Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingMAKE AND DOHow to Make a Scratchy PaintingYou will need: - Plastic sheet - Paint - Paper - Squeeze bottles  Squeeze paint onto plastic sheet. Spread it out with your hands. Use your nails to scratch a picture in the paint. Put a piece of paper onto the paint and take a print of the scratchy painting. Add extra paint to scratch a wavy sea and some blobby fish. Hang the painting up to dry.

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Season 292, Episode 04 Opposites (2014) (4)

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Oct 2, 2014
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Opposites (2014) (4) Oct 2, 2014 Series 292: Opposites (2014)Up and down, happy and sad, big and small, hot and cold - this week in Play School we look at opposites!Opposites are one of the simplest and most important concepts for pre-schoolers to understand. It helps them to improve their communication as they learn how to describe different things. This series explores this important concept through fun games, songs, stories and activities.Episode 4PRESENTERS Leah Vandenberg and Alex PappsPIANIST Peter DasentSTORY Henry and Amy Author: Stephen Michael King Publisher: Scholastic Press AustraliaFILM Making Arancini Balls (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Jump up and down like a frog. Do some sewing in and out of some material. Make an elephant puzzle. Stick a picture of an elephant on a piece of paper; draw a line on top of the elephant from the edge of the paper to the other. Cut on the line. Put the two pieces together to make an elephant puzzle.SONGSThis Little Boy Composer: M. Miller & Paula L. Zajan Publisher: Allen & Co.How Are You Feeling? Composer: Peter Dasent & Sophie Emtage Publisher: Origin/ControlIf You’re Happy And You Know It Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingThe Elephant Wobbles Composer: Peter Charlton Publisher: ABC Music PublishingHanging Around Composer: Don Spencer Publisher: ControlGoing Shopping Composer: Jane Fulford Publisher: ControlRunning To The Corner Composer: Ann North & Martin Wesley Smith Publisher: ControlMAKE AND DO  How to Make a Topsy Turvy DollYou will need: - Cardboard tube approx 30cm long - Buff paper strips pasted on as a head Scrunchies - Fabric for skirt - Coloured markers - Pom poms - String, masking tape, wool and tinsel for hair  Scrunch up some strong paper for a head and tape it to both ends of the tubes. This will make two heads. Decorate the heads by drawing on faces and taping on tinsel and wool hair. Next, add a skirt which is made by two pieces of material attached to the cylinder with a hair scrunchie. The material should be long enough to cover one head and part of the doll when it is flipped upside down. Attach two lots of arms by taping pom poms onto string. Tie the string to the cylinder so that both dolls have arms. The Topsy Turvy Doll is now complete. Make a boy one end that is awake and a boy at the other end that is asleep. Try making a happy and sad girl.

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Season 292, Episode 05 Opposites (2014) (5)

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Oct 3, 2014
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Opposites (2014) (5) Oct 3, 2014 Series 292: Opposites (2014)Up and down, happy and sad, big and small, hot and cold - this week in Play School we look at opposites!Opposites are one of the simplest and most important concepts for pre-schoolers to understand. It helps them to improve their communication as they learn how to describe different things. This series explores this important concept through fun games, songs, stories and activities.Episode 5PRESENTERS Rachael Coopes and Alex PappsPIANIST Peter DasentTOLD STORY “A Squash And A Squeeze” (A story told by the Play School team)FILM Swimming at the Waterhole (Play School, ABC)IDEAS FOR LATER Pretend to be a Jack-in-the-Box using an old cardboard box. Play with some water jugs and containers in a water trough. Are they full or empty?SONGS  Do You Put Your Hat On Composer: Val Donlon & Claire Henderson Publisher: ABC Music PublishingDo Your Ears Hang Low Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingAin’t It Great To Be Crazy Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music PublishingSwim Like A Fish Composer: Chris Harriot & Simon Hopkinson Publisher: ABC Music PublishingA Squash And A Squeeze Composer: Julia Donaldson Publisher: BBC/ABC Music PublishingJack In The Box Composer: Traditional Publisher: Origin / ABC Music Publishing MAKE AND DOHow to Make a Long and Short Neck PuppetYou will need: - Long socks - Short socks - Stickers - Hair clips - Pegs - Material for tonguePut stickers on the socks for eyes. Put two pegs on each sock for ears. Cover one puppet with spots all over its body. Put spiky hair clips all over the other sock for a spiky puppet. Place hands in the sock puppets to make them move and talk. One has a long neck and the other has a short neck. Add a material tongue to both puppets with a clip. MAKE AND DOHow to Make Silly Dress UpsYou will need: - A variety of wigs, shoes, dress up glasses, shirts, hats, scarvesPlay some music and put on as many dress ups as you can before the music stops. The sillier the better. Try putting socks on your ears.

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