Activity Introduction

Quick summary: This activity is based on Bluey, Season 2, Road Trip. Kids explore the value of ‘patience’. They begin by watching the Bluey episode and have a chat about what they observed in the episode. They then participate in one or more activities designed to help kids practise patience. There is also the option to complete a mindfulness exercise aimed at helping kids regulate their emotions, including those that can be related to struggling with being patient.

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…

  • Patience

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

Time required: 15 to 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

  • Balance something on your head challenge – book/cushion/toy
  • Banana under your chin challenge – banana
  • Egg and spoon challenge – spoon, egg/ball/toy
  • Zones Of Emotional Regulation Chart

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.

Worksheets

Teacher Worksheet

Road Trip

Part A: Watch Bluey

Step 1. Begin by watching the Bluey episode Road Trip. 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.

Road Trip synopsis: Bluey and Bingo find ways to entertain themselves on a family road trip, while Dad tries to stay ahead of the Grey Nomad convoy or risk getting a camping spot near the toilets.

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

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 the following questions to guide a chat about the episode:

  • What was your favourite part
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