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The topics chosen for the term are linked to allow a natural progression of ideas to flow from week to week. The main theme is growth: plants, baby animals, giants, growing up; things found high up, low down and which stretch; a song and music that 'grows'.
 
Spring 2003 Programmes
Themes: Animals, Growing, Stories
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Programme 1: Matilda's Day in the Garden SELB number: RK 0591
Broadcast Date: 14 January 2003
Image of a witch brewing a spell
All this term we will be looking at different aspects of the theme growth. We begin with plants and the conditions they need to grow, and discuss the infinite variety of plants that grow from different types of seeds.
 
 
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Programme 2: Plants SELB number: RK 0592
Broadcast Date: 21 January 2003
Image of a plant growing in the sun
Today’s story reinforces last week's programme on growing things, looking again at the conditions required.
 
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Programme 3: Baby Animals SELB number: RK 0593
Broadcast Date: 28 January 2003
Image of a kangaroo
Continuing this term's theme of 'growing things', this week Libby and Michael will be looking at the life styles of all sorts of baby animals, from kittens and puppies to elephants and whales.
 
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Programme 4: Man Mountain SELB number: RK 0594
Broadcast Date: 4 February 2003
Image of a sleeping giant
This week's story features a giant so enormous that people live on various parts of his body - in Beard Forest, Ankle Village and round Button Lake.

 
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Programme 5: Growing Up SELB number: RK 0595
Broadcast Date: 11 February 2003
Image of a girl on a skateboard
Growth is the theme this term, and this week Libby and Michael will be looking at 'growing up'. What have the young listeners learnt to do in their five or six years, and what does it mean to be 'grown up'?
 
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Programme 6: High Up SELB number: RK 0596
Broadcast Date: 25 February 2003
Image of a skyscraper
Today's programme looks at a whole range of things which can be seen above us, including clouds, umbrellas, aeroplanes, birds, swings and skyscrapers, illustrated by a variety of poems.
 
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Programme 7: Low Down SELB number: RK 0597
Broadcast Date: 4 March 2003
Image of a badger in a warren
Following on from last week's programme about things we find high up, this time Libby and Michael will be looking at all sorts of things underfoot, including footprints in the snow or sand and hard and soft surfaces, all illustrated with a variety of poems.
 
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Programme 8: Does it Str - r --etch? SELB number: RK 0598
Broadcast Date: 11 March 2003
Image of a person with long arms
Continuing this term’s theme of 'things that grow', this week Libby and Michael will be exploring the concept of elasticity..
 
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Programme 9: The Rabbit's Tale SELB number: RK 0599
Broadcast Date: 18 March 2003
Image of a rabbit
Rounding off this term's theme on growth and growing things and looking back at some of the topics covered, illustrating some with a poem or song.
 
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Programme 10: Jack and the Beanstalk SELB number: RK 0600
Broadcast Date: 25 March 2003
Image of Jack climbing the beanstalk
Libby and Michael ask their young listeners to join in telling this well known story by making all the sound effects, and in the process learn about loud and soft, high and low in the musical sense.
 
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