Activity Introduction

Quick summary: This activity is based on Bluey, Season 2, Mum School. Kids explore the value of ‘friendship’. They begin by watching the Bluey episode and talking about what they observed in this episode. You and your kids then create a group of balloon people and participate in role-play activities with these people, exploring the different ways we can care for people in different scenarios.

This is an official Bluey activity that celebrates the joy and curiosity of Bluey and allows kids to build social and emotional intelligence and develop oral language skills. Most of all it has been designed to inspire creativity and imagination in your kids!

Ideal For:
Early Learning, Lower Primary

Activity Values: This activity has been designed to provide opportunities for kids to explore social and emotional learning through imaginative play. All activities in the Bluey series are underpinned by a philosophy of play and imagination. In addition, this activity specifically focuses on…

  • Friendship

Click here for a full list of values, and the explanation of our learning philosophy that underpins the Bluey activities.

Time required: 15-20 minutes

Information For Parents and Carers

To learn about social and emotional learning and the importance of play for kids, click here.

To find out more about Bluey, click here.

What You Will Need

  • Balloons (select different colours and inflate to different sizes)
  • Optional – Materials for decorating balloons.

Accessing Bluey

You can watch all of Season 2 of Bluey on ABC iView or Enhance TV.



This activity has been developed in partnership with Ludo Studio. We would like to acknowledge the support of ABC Kids, BBC Studios, Screen Australia and Screen Queensland.


Teacher Worksheet

Mum School

Part A: Watch Bluey

Step 1. Begin by watching the Bluey episode Mum School. We recommend watching the Bluey episodes together with your kids. In addition to spending time together, you will have more opportunity to engage with the stories in the episode. And most importantly, you’ll love watching it too!

You can watch this episode on ABC iView or through Enhance TV.

Mum School synopsis: Bluey plays mum to a brood of bouncy balloons, including an irrepressible floater named Greenie. But she soon discovers that mothering is much harder than she imagined.

Step 2. Once the episode has finished, take a few minutes to talk about what you noticed in Mum School.

It is important for kids to discover themes and lessons from the episode for themselves. It is open to their interpretation, and they cannot be wrong in terms of what they felt or gathered from the episode.

You could use some or all of the following prompts to guide your discussion. If you're struggling to engage yo

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