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Playground Tales is a podcast for kids, made by students at Winters Flat Primary School, Victoria Australia.

Playground Tales Winters Flat Primary School

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Playground Tales is a podcast for kids, made by students at Winters Flat Primary School, Victoria Australia.

    Episode 4 - Into the Wild

    Episode 4 - Into the Wild

    If your pet could talk what would they say? Feed me? Walk me? Maybe they’re a secret spy?We go Into the Wild in this episode to get breaking news on a monster rampaging through the school, and imagine the conversations our pets would have if they could talk.Real-life veterinarian Yvette Berkeley drops in and reveals why she cares for animals, and the animal she’d most like to be.Listen and tell your friends. Who knows, you might end up learning something!Drop us a line at playgroundtalespodcast@gmail.comPlayground Tales team: Students in Grades 4, 5 and 6 at Winters Flat Primary School, Castlemaine Producer – Anne-Marie Middlemast Mix engineer – Casey Rice Artwork – Justine Henry Music – Podington Bear Sound effects – Zapsplat Brains trust – Jane CurtisInspiration: Thanks to Yvette Berkeley, the real-life veterinarian from Castlemaine Veterinary Clinic who stopped by Winters Flat Primary School to answer questions from students about her work caring for animals.  We're sending good vibes to Lisa Taylor, producer of Pod Squad, another amazing podcast by primary school students at Glenmore Road Public School in New South Wales for her kind guidance and wise advice. 

    • 12 min
    Episode 3 - Mind and Muscles

    Episode 3 - Mind and Muscles

    What amazes you about the human body? Do you get freaked out by your dreams?For this episode we flex our muscles and bend our brain…We go deep into our dreams (spoiler alert: they’re really weird!), talk sporting heroes, and find out what kids really think of adults.We catch a thief red-handed in our playground news, get the latest poems and stories, and meet world-class para-athlete Michael Taylor, who shares his stories about competing in marathons all over the world. Oh, and his custom-built bicycle can go really, really, fast!.Listen now, and tell your friends. Who knows, you might end up learning something!Next time on Playground Tales, we go Into the Wild and talk to a real-life vet who spends her days caring for animals, we imagine the conversations our pets would have if they could talk, and we discover what animals think of humans.Drop us a line at playgroundtalespodcast@gmail.comPlayground Tales team: Students in Grades 4, 5 and 6 at Winters Flat Primary School, Castlemaine Producer – Anne-Marie Middlemast Mix engineer – Casey Rice Artwork – Justine Henry Music – Podington Bear Sound effects – Zapsplat Brains trust – Jane CurtisInspiration: Thanks to Michael Taylor, world-class para-athlete, for coming in to Winters Flat Primary School and sharing his stories of adventure with us. A big shout out also to Lisa Taylor, producer of Pod Squad, another amazing podcast by primary school students at Glenmore Road Public School in New South Wales for her kind guidance and wise advice. 

    • 14 min
    Episode 2 - Imagine This

    Episode 2 - Imagine This

    Where would you go if you had a magic-trap door in your room? How about a giant playground, a secret gaming studio, or an island full of monkeys and animals?!This episode is about make believe and fantasy, from dreaming up inventions like hover-boards and unlimited money, to stepping into time-machines and giving kids the power to change anything in the world.We step into the vegetable patch to meet a slimy, clever little creature who lives there, Warren the Worm, and get his take on the best things about being small.We’ve also got a Dr Seuss inspired story, poems, playground news and hidden sounds that are out of this world.Listen now, and tell your friends. Who knows, you might end up learning something!Next time on Playground Tales, we flex our muscles and bend our brain in Mind and Muscles.   We go deep into our dreams (spoiler alert: they’re really weird!), talk sporting heroes and find out what kids really think of adults.  Do you love Playground Tales? Tell us! Get in touch via playgroundtalespodcast@gmail.com Playground Tales team: Students in Grades 4, 5 and 6 at Winters Flat Primary School, Castlemaine Producer – Anne-Marie Middlemast Mix engineer – Casey Rice Artwork – Justine Henry Music – Podington Bear Sound effects – Zapsplat Brains trust – Jane CurtisInspiration: This episode’s interview with Warren the Worm is inspired by Everything Is Alive, an awesome podcast from Radiotopia, where host Ian Chillag interviews inanimate objects including a subway seat, elevator and balloon. Thanks also to Lisa Taylor, producer of Pod Squad, another amazing podcast by primary school students at Glenmore Road Public School for her kind guidance and wise advice.

    • 14 min
    Episode 1 - Cool Tricks

    Episode 1 - Cool Tricks

    Do you want to learn how to hypnotise your parents? What are your amazing talents? Are you ready to take on the first-ever playground ninja warrior course?This episode is all about showing off our cool tricks and talents, from beatboxing, moonwalking and mountain-biking, to dancing, football, and spinning for twenty minutes without getting dizzy.We find out what makes kids go WOW, and get the scoop on what life’s like for our special guest, Mike the Monkey Bar (spoiler alert: he absolutely LOVES having kids hanging on him all day).Plus, we’ve got poems, stories, secret sounds, playground news, gossip and more.Listen now, and tell your friends. Who knows, you might end up learning something!Next time on Playground Tales, we fast forward into the future in Imagine This to talk time-travel, hoverboards and magic trap-doors…Get in touch via playgroundtalespodcast@gmail.com Playground Tales team: Students in Grades 4, 5 and 6 at Winters Flat Primary School, Castlemaine Producer – Anne-Marie Middlemast Mix engineer – Casey Rice Artwork – Justine Henry Music – Podington Bear  Sound effects – Zapsplat Brains trust – Jane CurtisInspiration: This episode’s interview with Mike the Monkey Bar is inspired by Everything Is Alive, an awesome podcast from Radiotopia, where host Ian Chillag interviews inanimate objects including a subway seat, elevator and balloon. Thanks also to Lisa Taylor, producer of Pod Squad, another amazing podcast by primary school students at Glenmore Road Public School for her kind guidance and wise advice. 

    • 14 min
    Introducing Playground Tales - Trailer

    Introducing Playground Tales - Trailer

    Welcome to Playground Tales – a podcast for kids.It’s made by students in Grades 4, 5 and 6 at Winters Flat Primary School in Victoria, Australia.Join them for each episode of Playground Tales as they share their amazing skills and hidden talents in Cool Tricks, fast forward into the future with Imagine This, explore what their brains and bodies are capable of in Mind and Muscles, and get out into nature for Into the Wild.Plus, there's poems, stories, playground news, interviews and secret sounds.Who knows, you might end up learning something!

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

Unit 45 ,

Congratulations Winters Flat!

What a bunch of optimistic, humorous and creative students! Great listening, very entertaining and thought provoking.

1324757698 ,

Absolutely Fantastic

Hi, Anne Marie , and kids ... Wow ! These podcasts are adorable. Fresh, funny , entertaining and professional..What a fantastic job you have all done ! Well done Winters Flat ! From Bronnie Q .,Doms mum.

andy fritzneil ,

Great work winters flat primary!

Such an enjoyable podcast.
Children’s minds and thoughts always bring a smile to my face, this is just beautiful.
Hopefully there will be more podcasts from this fresh team soon!
Great work winters flat primary school.

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