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Big Whizzing Machine (Download PDF)

Helps to reinforce learning from television series.

The Video Player has four distinct areas:

  1. 'Local Friends': provides opportunities for the learner to relate to their own environment and their wider community
  2. 'World Friends': extends the experience by looking at the wider world and their traditions and cultures
  3. 'Sesame Friends: creates an opportunity to meet the Sesame Street characters: Big Bird, Ernie, Elmo and Groover and look at how they manage feelings and emotions
  4. 'Sing Along': creates a karaoke style platform where the learner can sing along to some of favourite songs from the series

Curriculum Relevance:

  • Language and Literacy
  • See Television Matrix


  • Listening and observation

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