Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
5 Ways to Work Things Out
Series: Get Along Monsters
Every day, young people face problems with friends, family and schoolmates. This program gives kids five strategies to help them resolve the problems they face in a safe and appropriate way. Children are taught that hitting is not a way to solve a problem and that fights can be avoided when they ...
Brain Gains: Better Grades Through Fitness
Series: The National
The National visits an inner city high school in Saskatoon, SK, where teacher Allison Cameron tests the theory that vigorous daily exercise improves academic performance. City Park Collegiate is considered a high school of last resort for kids who haven't been able to make it anywhere else. The G...
Aboriginality re-imagines the strength and spirit of First Nations culture through narrative mediums that connect urban First Nations youth to their rural ancestral histories. Dallas Arcand, world champion hoop dancer and hip-hop artist, is inspired by both new and traditional elements of First N...
A Time to Learn
Series: Wapos Bay
Wapos Bay is an animated series about the adventures of three Cree children living in northern Saskatchewan. Talon has homework to complete before setting out for the trap line with his father. Meanwhile, T-Bear accidentally lets a sled dog escape. Talon and T-Bear learn the importance of listeni...
Journey Through Fear
Series: Wapos Bay
Wapos Bay is an animated series about the adventures of three Cree children living in northern Saskatchewan. T-Bear and his father Jacob, become local celebrities when they get stranded in the fire tower because they are afraid to come down. Raven, who is afraid of the water, prepares for a fishi...
Accompanied by music, this wordless program takes viewers into the magical world of Co Hoedeman, a master of illusion and lighting wizard. On the stage of a small puppet theatre, set up in the centre of a larger theatre, a hand puppet conjures up three talented acrobats. Performing amazing feats ...
Bread Comes to Life
Through live-action footage, time-lapse photography and animations, Bread Comes to Life tells the story of the sowing, growing, reaping, threshing, milling, mixing, shaping, kneading, rising, baking and breaking of daily bread. Viewers observe the work of a small town baker, visit a large farm, a...
Wild About Books
Librarian Molly McGrew takes her book mobile to the zoo where she introduces the animals to reading. Molly finds joke books for the hyenas, books in Chinese for the pandas, and waterproof books for the otters. Before long, the animals become voracious readers and they soon begin writing as well. ...
This program combines simple pencil drawings, splashes of colour and effective instrumental accompaniment with Peter Reynold's simple story, The Dot. Vashti transforms from a reluctant artist to one who encourages others in their endeavours. Opportunities to address viewing objectives abound.
This colourful, animated and musical production combines a traditional African American spiritual with interesting facts about the bones of the human body. Singing, dancing skeletons introduce viewers to the major bones of the body in this adaptation of the book by Bob Barner.
Counting and Symbolizing
The Monsters are invited to help Cousin Digit do an inventory of fish at his fish store. Because the fish move around, it is difficult to get an accurate count. A variety of counting strategies help the Monsters understand one-to-one correspondence.
The Monsters learn how to recognize, describe, extend and create patterns. One Monster starts and asks the next to continue - but what exactly makes a pattern and how can it be extended? Other Monsters decorate their rooms with flip patterns, number patterns and growth patterns.
The Monsters learn that Binary Bill does not know how to get to the Monsters' castle from his computer shop. A free form map is drawn and sent to Binary Bill by e-mail. When Binary Bill asks for landmarks, the Monsters label all the streets in their neighbourhood.