Polkaroo's Number Wonders
Preschool children discover the wonderful world of number with Polkaroo. Preschool children discover the wonderful world of number with Polkaroo.
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September 21, 2005
Mya tries to count The Lost Dancers, but she can't while they're all dancing around! She breaks it down: 3 grass dancers, 7 jingle dancers, 5 traditional dancers, and Mya's favourite, 8 fancy dancers. How many is that altogether? 23 lost dancers!
September 20, 2005
Reggie and Renata dance with the number 22, while Selena counts 22 beautiful saris hanging from the ceiling of the sari shop.
September 19, 2005
Reggie wonders how many drums are in the Jesse Ketchum school steel drum band. He counts 21 drum pans in a row.
September 16, 2005
Julia saves up a dollar each week until she had 20 dollars. How is she going to spend them? In the dollar store she looks at 20 parrots. Will she buy them?
September 15, 2005
Christian is wondering where he can find 19 lollipops. He doesn't want to eat them. He just wants to count them: first 19 lollipops in a circle, then 19 in a row.
September 14, 2005
How many hoops can paralympic champion Bradley Bowen shoot? We count along as Brad shoots 6 in a row, then another 6, and finally another 6. Let's check the scoreboard...he's shot 18 in total! Time to cheer!
September 12, 2005
Kafaya tries 16 different kinds of dim sum.
September 9, 2005
Brittany lives on the 15th floor. In the Braille elevator she shows us the number 15 in Braille. When she presses that button, she counts 15 beeps until she reaches her floor.
September 8, 2005
Reiya and Riele go shopping with their mum. At the bakery, they count 14 loaves of bread, at the butcher, they count 14 sausages, and at the fish market, they count 14 fish. The number 14 itself even appears in a fishing net above the fish counter! You never know where you'll find the number 14!
September 7, 2005
The goldfish in Michael's aquarium just won't stay still so he can count them.
September 6, 2005
In the clock tower, the bell ringers are ringing the bells. Carley asks how many ringers there are, and how many bells. Hickory dickory dock, it's almost 12 o' clock! We count 12 bells and 12 bell ringers, as they ring the 12 o'clock bells.
September 5, 2005
At daycare Rana counts 11 babies. How many jars of baby food do they need? How many bowls? We count 11 jars amd 11 bowls, but when we get to 11 dirty diapers, Rana thinks it's too smelly!
The Counting Song
January 31, 2000
Sing along as Polkaroo and his friends count from one to ten.
January 28, 2000
Polkaroo takes off with a number 10 balloon and we help 10 kids put 10 coins into 10 piggy banks.
January 27, 2000
Polkaroo grows a number 9 flower, and nine brides and one groom help kids learn about the wonderful number nine.
January 26, 2000
Polkaroo plays with 8 bubbles, and we make cookies to learn all about the wonderful number eight.
January 25, 2000
Polkaroo plays on a number 7 swing and seven chefs use seven pizza pies to help us learn about the wonderful number seven.
January 24, 2000
Polkaroo bounces on number 6 lollipops and we take a trip to the beach where we count six sandcastles - and have fun smashing them too!
January 21, 2000
Polkaroo rides a number 5 train, we count five musical instruments and cheer on a boy as he tries to stack five tin cans!
January 20, 2000
Polkaroo plays in his number 4 house and karate kids introduce us to the wonderful number four.
January 19, 2000
Polkaroo slides down a number 3 rainbow and three break dancers show us the wonderful number three.
January 18, 2000
Polkaroo drives a number 2 car and we meet some skateboarders who introduce kids to the wonderful number two.
January 17, 2000
Polkaroo blows out a number 1 candle on his birthday cake and we take a trip to an ice cream parlour to learn all about the wonderful number one.