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Tiga Talk

Tiga the wolf pup, Gertie the Gopher and Gavin the Goose are stuffed toys who live with Jodie and Jason, their Dad and Grandmother Kokum. The toys and the kids have a secret. When there are no adults around Tiga, Gertie and Gavin come to life to play with Jodie, Jason and their friends. Every time Kokum, or any other adult, is around they turn back into toys.

  • Dreams
    Tuesday, June 25
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    This is an episode of day dreams, night dreams, drumming songs and dragons. Through stories, songs, and creative play, Tiga and the children explore the wonders of dreaming. Kokum solicits the help of an elder and her dream-catcher to banish Jodie's nightmares away.
  • Birthdays
    Wednesday, June 26
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    It?s Jason's birthday and Kokum and Tiga have arranged for a surprise picnic celebration in the park, complete with Metis fiddlers, jig lessons, traditional M?tis artifacts, songs, popcorn, balloons and of course, lots of cake!
  • Dance
    Thursday, June 27
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga shares a musical day with the children - instruments like glass jars filled with colored water, bells and triangles and of course, Jason's favourite, the drums! Costume-clad Gertie and Gavin have fun dancing, Kokum and Tiga travel on a horse and Jason gets a teaching from Sammy the Sandhill Crane - he learns that it doesn?t matter what other people think, it's wonderful to dance.
  • Food Preparation
    Friday, June 28
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga and the puppets learn how to prepare and cook food and conclude that there's no kind of foodles like oodles of noodles! Kokum and Tiga travel by kayak to a clam dig, enjoy the traditional paddle dance at the beach feast, and are forewarned about cooking when you're in a muddle!
  • F Is for Friends
    Sunday, June 30
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga is bored until he discovers the Fuh sound. Fuh is for fun and Fuh is for friends. Kokum takes Tiga on a ferry boat to Kuper Island Reserve. He and the children have fun making the Fuh sound and listening to a story about Freddy Fox. Tiga also gets to go to a traditional salmon bar-b-q on the beach with the school children. Back home, Gavin has a stiff neck, and Tiga, Gertie and Gavin teach Kimmie and Jason the Friendship Song.
  • Keep Trying
    Monday, July 1
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    This episode is filled with physical challenges: Tiga and cohorts keep trying to reach their goal for Jumping Jacks, Jason and Jodie build and climb a make-believe mountain, elders paddle hard in racing canoes, and a robin learns to sing his song.
  • Dwellings
    Tuesday, July 2
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The children and Tiga listen to the sounds of rain as they learn about different dwellings: a warm cozy teepee, drafty caves, houses on wheels, and about the kinds of animal homes in a story entitled Where do you live?
  • Safety
    Wednesday, July 3
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Safety starts at home - Jodie's fall from a tree and her hurt wrist inspires the theme of this episode. The puppets and children learn that you need to 'think before you do', get advice from a fireman and his truck, build a toy boat with safety gear and learn how to make sure that they stay safe at home and out in the world.
  • Food
    Thursday, July 4
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The children and Tiga learn that hunger makes you grumpy! They discover just how much work goes into growing and gathering food and that different creatures need different kinds of food. They travel on a fishing boat, hear a story about planting corn and visit a vegetable garden - everyone goes to bed with freshly picked berries in their stomachs!
  • Exercise
    Friday, July 5
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Jason, Jodie and the puppets learn the importance of exercising - for kids, grownups and animals - to keep hearts fit and strong. Jodie does gymnastics, Kokum jogs, Jason runs to school, while Gertie lifts weights, while exercise for their imaginations comes from a carver of masks and a chance at making their own masks at the craft table.
  • Keep Trying
    Sunday, July 7
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    This episode is filled with physical challenges: Tiga and cohorts keep trying to reach their goal for Jumping Jacks, Jason and Jodie build and climb a make-believe mountain, elders paddle hard in racing canoes, and a robin learns to sing his song.
  • Spring
    Monday, July 8
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Kokum's pussy willows signal spring, when the world wakes up again and everything's brand new. Spring Salmon fingerling carvings are presented, Jodie and Jason play hide and seek to the 5 Little Raindrops song to help Gertie stay awake, and Kokum gets a big surprise from last year's spring gathering.
  • Summer
    Tuesday, July 9
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga, Jodie and Jason rejoice in the delights of summer - swimming, sand castle building, shell collecting at the beach, and stylish sunhats for protection from the sun's rays. Kokum and Tiga fly to the Land of the Midnight Sun in a small float plane and learn traditional net fishing from the elders, while Jodie and Jason imagine a fishing game complete with swans and grizzly bears - their imaginations help them stay cool.
  • Wednesday, July 10
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Jason and Jodie sing sleepy Gertie awake to enjoy the fun and colours of fall and make lovely seasonal decorations of baskets filled with harvest, big orange pumpkins for pies and hear stories about how different animals prepare for hibernation. Kokum and Tiga are introduced to an artist who makes prints of salmon swimming upstream to spawn, and before bed, shares her favorite childhood fall memories with the children.
  • Winter
    Thursday, July 11
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Gertie always misses winter fun - she sleeps through sledding, sliding, and snowball fun! Warm scarves are knit and traditional snow shoes crafted for outdoor activities like sighting animal tracks in the snow, while indoor craft activities and exercises keep Jodie and Jason cozy when winter wind is swirling.
  • Building
    Friday, July 12
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Jodie and Jason get to see different kinds of buildings being put together. They visit construction sites, a teepee and then do a little building of their own. Tiga is very happy with the results!
  • Spring
    Sunday, July 14
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Kokum's pussy willows signal spring, when the world wakes up again and everything's brand new. Spring Salmon fingerling carvings are presented, Jodie and Jason play hide and seek to the 5 Little Raindrops song to help Gertie stay awake, and Kokum gets a big surprise from last year's spring gathering.
  • Appreciate The World We See
    Monday, July 15
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga, Gertie, Gavin and the kids learn to take a look around and enjoy all of the amazing things happening in the world around their house. Jason and Jodie get to take a special art lesson and then fly with Kokum!
  • Listen to the World
    Tuesday, July 16
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Dad takes the kids to the studio where he's recording a song in Cree. Kokum takes them on a magical journey and teaches them all about sound waves and how they help us hear.
  • Remembering The Past
    Wednesday, July 17
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Jason and Tiga get to go fishing with Dad and try to catch a big one. Gertie needs help trying to find her favorite hair bow and Kokum takes a fancy old-fashioned car for a spin.
  • Keep Smiling
    Thursday, July 18
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Smiles are important but they don't stay healthy all by themselves! Though she likes to smiles, Gertie doesn't want to brush her teeth. The kids teach her why she needs to brush and show her what happens if you don't!
  • Competition
    Friday, July 19
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Friendly competition can be fun, but what happens when you start to take it too seriously? Jason learns about teamwork at a lacrosse practice with Dad and how trying your best in more important than winning the game.
  • Appreciate The World We See
    Sunday, July 21
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga, Gertie, Gavin and the kids learn to take a look around and enjoy all of the amazing things happening in the world around their house. Jason and Jodie get to take a special art lesson and then fly with Kokum!
  • Dressing Up
    Monday, July 22
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    "Dress up" can mean a lot of different things. Tiga and his friends learn all about the different kinds of dress up, from ancestral clothing, to fancy clothes for special events, to putting on costumes for fun.
  • Making Music
    Tuesday, July 23
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Music can be a wonderful thing to listen to, but when Kokum is learning to play the violin it sounds anything but musical! The kids learn how practice makes playing instruments easier by creating a band with the puppets and other friends from their neighbourhood.
  • Trees
    Wednesday, July 24
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Trees are fun to climb - until you go too high and get stuck! The kids have to rescue the puppets from a tree and together they find other tree games to play. They discover a baby cedar tree that needs a new home and Jason and Jodie have to find the best place for it to grow up big and tall.
  • Babies
    Thursday, July 25
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Babies are cute, but whether they're bunnies, birds or people they need a lot of care to stay happy and healthy. The kids learn all about different ways to take care of babies and make crafts to decorate the baby?s room.
  • Treasures
    Friday, July 26
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Everyone has treasures - things that are special to them that they keep. Some people and puppets even have special boxes to keep their treasures in. The kids learn all about treasures and the memories that they hold.
  • Dressing Up
    Sunday, July 28
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    "Dress up" can mean a lot of different things. Tiga and his friends learn all about the different kinds of dress up, from ancestral clothing, to fancy clothes for special events, to putting on costumes for fun.
  • Giving Gifts
    Monday, July 29
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Getting gifts is great but giving them can be even better. With Dad? s birthday coming up the kids have to be creative to give him a gift without spending any money. Gertie teaches Gavin another important part of giving and getting gifts ? saying 'thank you' and 'you're welcome'.
  • Camping
    Tuesday, July 30
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Everybody is getting ready for a camping trip! You need gear when you camp so Dad takes the kids to a store to make sure they have everything for their trip. But when plans fall through the kids and the puppets come up with a fantastic new idea.
  • Laughter
    Wednesday, July 31
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Gavin can't stop laughing and the children and puppets learn how infectious laughter can be. While Tiga, Gavin and Gertie exchange 'knock-knock' jokes, Dad takes Jason and Jodie to the Trick & Joke Shop. The children decide to play some practical jokes on their backyard friends, but discover that jokes aren?t always funny. All ends well and they eventually find out what gave Gavin the giggles in the first place.
  • Hands and Feet
    Thursday, August 1
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Gertie has hurt her paw and Jodie has sore feet because her shoes are getting too small. The backyard friends think about how important our hands and feet are and make up a song about all the things we use them for. Jodie goes with Dad to the Hearing Impaired Centre to meet Suzanne who uses her hands to talk. Later, Tiga, Gavin and Gertie try to tickle Dad?s feet while he snoozes - will they get caught?
  • Listen to the World
    Friday, August 2
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Dad takes the kids to the studio where he is recording a song in Cree. Kokum takes them on a magical journey and teaches them all about sound waves and how they help us hear.
  • Giving Gifts
    Sunday, August 4
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Getting gifts is great but giving them can be even better. With Dad? s birthday coming up the kids have to be creative to give him a gift without spending any money. Gertie teaches Gavin another important part of giving and getting gifts ? saying 'thank you' and 'you're welcome'.
  • Keep Smiling
    Monday, August 5
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Smiles are important but they don't stay healthy by themselves. Though she likes to smile Bertie doesn't like to brush her teeth. The kids teach her why she needs to brush and show her what happens if you don't.
  • Competition
    Tuesday, August 6
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Friendly competition can be fun, but what happens when you start to take it too seriously? Jason learns about teamwork at a lacrosse practice with Dad and how trying your best is more important than winning the game.
  • Dressing Up
    Wednesday, August 7
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga and his friends learn all about the different kinds of dress up.
  • Making Music
    Thursday, August 8
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The kids learn how to practice and makes playing instruments easier by creating a band with the puppets and other friends.
  • Trees
    Friday, August 9
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The kids have to rescue the puppets from a tree and together they find other tree games to play.
  • Keep Smiling
    Sunday, August 11
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Smiles are important but they don't stay healthy by themselves. Though she likes to smile Bertie doesn't like to brush her teeth. The kids teach her why she needs to brush and show her what happens if you don't.
  • Babies
    Monday, August 12
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The kids learn all about different ways to take care of babies and make crafts to decorate the baby's room.
  • Treasures
    Tuesday, August 13
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The kids learn all about treasures and the memories that they hold.
  • Giving Gifts
    Wednesday, August 14
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The kids have to be creative to give dad a gift without spending any money.
  • Sh Is for Sharing
    Thursday, August 15
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    It's a really hot day. Tiga is jealous that Kimmie and Jason get to play in a cool shower of water. He decides that Shhh is a cool sound. Kokum takes him on a walk through the cool forests to Saulteau Nation Reserve where Tiga and the children explore the Shhhh sound and learn to make bannock. Kimmie and Jason have had a hard time learning to share their toys but with the help of Gertie and Gavin, Tiga teaches them the Sharing Song so they can work out how to share the lovely birch bark basket Tiga has brought them from Saulteau
  • L Is for Listening
    Friday, August 16
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga is not very good at listening - he continually gets distracted while Kimmie tries to read him a story. She gets fed up and decides not to bother. Tiga and Kokum take the bus to visit Jason's pre- school at Lauwel- new, the Tsartlip Band School where they learn about listening and LLL words. After school, Tiga goes to Auntie May's house to see about spinning with sheep's wool and makes pompoms for touques. Back at home Jason drums and sings the butterfly song in Sencoten, and later we see firsthand that Gavin is not good at landing. Tiga is now a much better listener and begs Kimmie to finish the butterfly story, which she does, proving that Tiga has indeed LLL Learned.
  • Babies
    Sunday, August 18
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The kids learn all about different ways to take care of babies and make crafts to decorate the baby's room.
  • S Is for Smiling
    Monday, August 19
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    In this episode Tiga is sad but his friend Gertie finds a way to shoo away the blues with her SSSSilly Song. Tiga and Kokum's adventures include a visit to the NENAS Headstart program in Fort St John where SSS sounding words are explored and an Elder teaches words in Cree that begin with SSSS. The highlight of the adventure is to watch the Spirit of Peace Dancers on the banks of the River Peace. Back home Kimmie and Jason all learn the SSSS Silly Song!
  • C Is for Calling
    Tuesday, August 20
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Gertie has a CCCcough and needs to take great care not to give it to the others. Tiga and Kokum go to the Nitinat to visit the Dididaht Nation where Tiga rides in a canoe and is welcomed by the traditional chief and dancers in full regalia. Elder Jimmy Chester sings songs and carves a canoe paddle. At school, Tiga plays a game of pretend with children where he has to guess what CCC sound word the children are pretending to be. Back at Kokum's, Kimmie is taking care of the school hamster - pretty scary stuff for Tiga - while Gavin is worried he may be put in a soup pot!
  • G Is for Growing
    Wednesday, August 21
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Kimmie is growing fast. Tiga and Gertie wonder if they are growing too. Tiga tries to grow a bean seed and is frustrated that it does not seem to be growing. Gertie suggests that all living things need love and care as well as water and sunlight to grow and teaches Tiga how to sing to the plant. Kokum takes Tiga on a ride on a quad, and en route sees a moose and a bear. When they arrive at Blueberry First Nations Reserve, Tiga learns how to make moccasins down by the Blueberry River. Back at home Tiga sees proof that it' all growing things need love and attention.
  • F Is for Friends
    Thursday, August 22
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga is bored until he discovers the Fuh sound. Fuh is for fun and Fuh is for friends. Kokum takes Tiga on a ferry boat to Kuper Island Reserve. He and the children have fun making the Fuh sound and listening to a story about Freddy Fox. Tiga also gets to go to a traditional salmon bar-b-q on the beach with the school children. Back home, Gavin has a stiff neck, and Tiga, Gertie and Gavin teach Kimmie and Jason the Friendship Song.
  • Dreams
    Friday, August 23
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    This is an episode of day dreams, night dreams, drumming songs and dragons. Through stories, songs, and creative play, Tiga and the children explore the wonders of dreaming. Kokum solicits the help of an elder and her dream-catcher to banish Jodie's nightmares away.
  • S Is for Smiling
    Sunday, August 25
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    In this episode Tiga is sad but his friend Gertie finds a way to shoo away the blues with her SSSSilly Song. Tiga and Kokum's adventures include a visit to the NENAS Headstart program in Fort St John where SSS sounding words are explored and an Elder teaches words in Cree that begin with SSSS. The highlight of the adventure is to watch the Spirit of Peace Dancers on the banks of the River Peace. Back home Kimmie and Jason all learn the SSSS Silly Song!
  • Birthdays
    Monday, August 26
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    It?s Jason's birthday and Kokum and Tiga have arranged for a surprise picnic celebration in the park, complete with Metis fiddlers, jig lessons, traditional M?tis artifacts, songs, popcorn, balloons and of course, lots of cake!
  • Dance
    Tuesday, August 27
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga shares a musical day with the children - instruments like glass jars filled with colored water, bells and triangles and of course, Jason's favourite, the drums! Costume-clad Gertie and Gavin have fun dancing, Kokum and Tiga travel on a horse and Jason gets a teaching from Sammy the Sandhill Crane - he learns that it doesn?t matter what other people think, it's wonderful to dance.
  • Food Preparation
    Wednesday, August 28
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga and the puppets learn how to prepare and cook food and conclude that there's no kind of foodles like oodles of noodles! Kokum and Tiga travel by kayak to a clam dig, enjoy the traditional paddle dance at the beach feast, and are forewarned about cooking when you're in a muddle!
  • Keep Trying
    Thursday, August 29
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    This episode is filled with physical challenges: Tiga and cohorts keep trying to reach their goal for Jumping Jacks, Jason and Jodie build and climb a make-believe mountain, elders paddle hard in racing canoes, and a robin learns to sing his song.
  • Dwellings
    Friday, August 30
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The children and Tiga listen to the sounds of rain as they learn about different dwellings: a warm cozy teepee, drafty caves, houses on wheels, and about the kinds of animal homes in a story entitled Where do you live?

 

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  • F Is for Friends
    Monday, June 24
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga is bored until he discovers the Fuh sound. Fuh is for fun and Fuh is for friends. Kokum takes Tiga on a ferry boat to Kuper Island Reserve. He and the children have fun making the Fuh sound and listening to a story about Freddy Fox. Tiga also gets to go to a traditional salmon bar-b-q on the beach with the school children. Back home, Gavin has a stiff neck, and Tiga, Gertie and Gavin teach Kimmie and Jason the Friendship Song.
  • Sh Is for Sharing
    Sunday, June 23
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    It's a really hot day. Tiga is jealous that Kimmie and Jason get to play in a cool shower of water. He decides that Shhh is a cool sound. Kokum takes him on a walk through the cool forests to Saulteau Nation Reserve where Tiga and the children explore the Shhhh sound and learn to make bannock. Kimmie and Jason have had a hard time learning to share their toys but with the help of Gertie and Gavin, Tiga teaches them the Sharing Song so they can work out how to share the lovely birch bark basket Tiga has brought them from Saulteau
  • G Is for Growing
    Friday, June 21
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Kimmie is growing fast. Tiga and Gertie wonder if they are growing too. Tiga tries to grow a bean seed and is frustrated that it does not seem to be growing. Gertie suggests that all living things need love and care as well as water and sunlight to grow and teaches Tiga how to sing to the plant. Kokum takes Tiga on a ride on a quad, and en route sees a moose and a bear. When they arrive at Blueberry First Nations Reserve, Tiga learns how to make moccasins down by the Blueberry River. Back at home Tiga sees proof that it' all growing things need love and attention.
  • C Is for Calling
    Thursday, June 20
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Gertie has a CCCcough and needs to take great care not to give it to the others. Tiga and Kokum go to the Nitinat to visit the Dididaht Nation where Tiga rides in a canoe and is welcomed by the traditional chief and dancers in full regalia. Elder Jimmy Chester sings songs and carves a canoe paddle. At school, Tiga plays a game of pretend with children where he has to guess what CCC sound word the children are pretending to be. Back at Kokum's, Kimmie is taking care of the school hamster - pretty scary stuff for Tiga - while Gavin is worried he may be put in a soup pot!
  • S Is for Smiling
    Wednesday, June 19
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    In this episode Tiga is sad but his friend Gertie finds a way to shoo away the blues with her SSSSilly Song. Tiga and Kokum's adventures include a visit to the NENAS Headstart program in Fort St John where SSS sounding words are explored and an Elder teaches words in Cree that begin with SSSS. The highlight of the adventure is to watch the Spirit of Peace Dancers on the banks of the River Peace. Back home Kimmie and Jason all learn the SSSS Silly Song!
  • L Is for Listening
    Tuesday, June 18
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga is not very good at listening - he continually gets distracted while Kimmie tries to read him a story. She gets fed up and decides not to bother. Tiga and Kokum take the bus to visit Jason's pre- school at Lauwel- new, the Tsartlip Band School where they learn about listening and LLL words. After school, Tiga goes to Auntie May's house to see about spinning with sheep's wool and makes pompoms for touques. Back at home Jason drums and sings the butterfly song in Sencoten, and later we see firsthand that Gavin is not good at landing. Tiga is now a much better listener and begs Kimmie to finish the butterfly story, which she does, proving that Tiga has indeed LLL Learned.
  • Sh Is for Sharing
    Monday, June 17
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    It's a really hot day. Tiga is jealous that Kimmie and Jason get to play in a cool shower of water. He decides that Shhh is a cool sound. Kokum takes him on a walk through the cool forests to Saulteau Nation Reserve where Tiga and the children explore the Shhhh sound and learn to make bannock. Kimmie and Jason have had a hard time learning to share their toys but with the help of Gertie and Gavin, Tiga teaches them the Sharing Song so they can work out how to share the lovely birch bark basket Tiga has brought them from Saulteau
  • Trees
    Sunday, June 16
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The kids have to rescue the puppets from a tree and together they find other tree games to play.
  • Giving Gifts
    Friday, June 14
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The kids have to be creative to give dad a gift without spending any money.
  • Treasures
    Thursday, June 13
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The kids learn all about treasures and the memories that they hold.
  • Babies
    Wednesday, June 12
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The kids learn all about different ways to take care of babies and make crafts to decorate the baby's room.
  • Trees
    Tuesday, June 11
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The kids have to rescue the puppets from a tree and together they find other tree games to play.
  • Making Music
    Monday, June 10
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The kids learn how to practice and makes playing instruments easier by creating a band with the puppets and other friends.
  • Listen to the World
    Sunday, June 9
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Dad takes the kids to the studio where he is recording a song in Cree. Kokum takes them on a magical journey and teaches them all about sound waves and how they help us hear.
  • Dressing Up
    Friday, June 7
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga and his friends learn all about the different kinds of dress up.
  • Competition
    Thursday, June 6
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Friendly competition can be fun, but what happens when you start to take it too seriously? Jason learns about teamwork at a lacrosse practice with Dad and how trying your best is more important than winning the game.
  • Keep Smiling
    Wednesday, June 5
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Smiles are important but they don't stay healthy by themselves. Though she likes to smile Bertie doesn't like to brush her teeth. The kids teach her why she needs to brush and show her what happens if you don't.
  • Listen to the World
    Tuesday, June 4
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Dad takes the kids to the studio where he is recording a song in Cree. Kokum takes them on a magical journey and teaches them all about sound waves and how they help us hear.
  • Hands and Feet
    Monday, June 3
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Gertie has hurt her paw and Jodie has sore feet because her shoes are getting too small. The backyard friends think about how important our hands and feet are and make up a song about all the things we use them for. Jodie goes with Dad to the Hearing Impaired Centre to meet Suzanne who uses her hands to talk. Later, Tiga, Gavin and Gertie try to tickle Dad?s feet while he snoozes - will they get caught?
  • Treasures
    Sunday, June 2
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Everyone has treasures - things that are special to them that they keep. Some people and puppets even have special boxes to keep their treasures in. The kids learn all about treasures and the memories that they hold.
  • Laughter
    Friday, May 31
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Gavin can't stop laughing and the children and puppets learn how infectious laughter can be. While Tiga, Gavin and Gertie exchange 'knock-knock' jokes, Dad takes Jason and Jodie to the Trick & Joke Shop. The children decide to play some practical jokes on their backyard friends, but discover that jokes aren?t always funny. All ends well and they eventually find out what gave Gavin the giggles in the first place.
  • Camping
    Thursday, May 30
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Everybody is getting ready for a camping trip! You need gear when you camp so Dad takes the kids to a store to make sure they have everything for their trip. But when plans fall through the kids and the puppets come up with a fantastic new idea.
  • Giving Gifts
    Wednesday, May 29
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Getting gifts is great but giving them can be even better. With Dad? s birthday coming up the kids have to be creative to give him a gift without spending any money. Gertie teaches Gavin another important part of giving and getting gifts ? saying 'thank you' and 'you're welcome'.
  • Treasures
    Tuesday, May 28
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Everyone has treasures - things that are special to them that they keep. Some people and puppets even have special boxes to keep their treasures in. The kids learn all about treasures and the memories that they hold.
  • Babies
    Monday, May 27
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Babies are cute, but whether they're bunnies, birds or people they need a lot of care to stay happy and healthy. The kids learn all about different ways to take care of babies and make crafts to decorate the baby?s room.
  • Competition
    Sunday, May 26
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Friendly competition can be fun, but what happens when you start to take it too seriously? Jason learns about teamwork at a lacrosse practice with Dad and how trying your best in more important than winning the game.
  • Trees
    Friday, May 24
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Trees are fun to climb - until you go too high and get stuck! The kids have to rescue the puppets from a tree and together they find other tree games to play. They discover a baby cedar tree that needs a new home and Jason and Jodie have to find the best place for it to grow up big and tall.
  • Making Music
    Thursday, May 23
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Music can be a wonderful thing to listen to, but when Kokum is learning to play the violin it sounds anything but musical! The kids learn how practice makes playing instruments easier by creating a band with the puppets and other friends from their neighbourhood.
  • Dressing Up
    Wednesday, May 22
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    "Dress up" can mean a lot of different things. Tiga and his friends learn all about the different kinds of dress up, from ancestral clothing, to fancy clothes for special events, to putting on costumes for fun.
  • Competition
    Tuesday, May 21
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Friendly competition can be fun, but what happens when you start to take it too seriously? Jason learns about teamwork at a lacrosse practice with Dad and how trying your best in more important than winning the game.
  • Keep Smiling
    Monday, May 20
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Smiles are important but they don't stay healthy all by themselves! Though she likes to smiles, Gertie doesn't want to brush her teeth. The kids teach her why she needs to brush and show her what happens if you don't!
  • Building
    Sunday, May 19
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Jodie and Jason get to see different kinds of buildings being put together. They visit construction sites, a teepee and then do a little building of their own. Tiga is very happy with the results!
  • Remembering The Past
    Friday, May 17
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Jason and Tiga get to go fishing with Dad and try to catch a big one. Gertie needs help trying to find her favorite hair bow and Kokum takes a fancy old-fashioned car for a spin.
  • Listen to the World
    Thursday, May 16
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Dad takes the kids to the studio where he's recording a song in Cree. Kokum takes them on a magical journey and teaches them all about sound waves and how they help us hear.
  • Appreciate The World We See
    Wednesday, May 15
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga, Gertie, Gavin and the kids learn to take a look around and enjoy all of the amazing things happening in the world around their house. Jason and Jodie get to take a special art lesson and then fly with Kokum!
  • Building
    Tuesday, May 14
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Jodie and Jason get to see different kinds of buildings being put together. They visit construction sites, a teepee and then do a little building of their own. Tiga is very happy with the results!
  • Winter
    Monday, May 13
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Gertie always misses winter fun - she sleeps through sledding, sliding, and snowball fun! Warm scarves are knit and traditional snow shoes crafted for outdoor activities like sighting animal tracks in the snow, while indoor craft activities and exercises keep Jodie and Jason cozy when winter wind is swirling.
  • Exercise
    Sunday, May 12
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Jason, Jodie and the puppets learn the importance of exercising - for kids, grownups and animals - to keep hearts fit and strong. Jodie does gymnastics, Kokum jogs, Jason runs to school, while Gertie lifts weights, while exercise for their imaginations comes from a carver of masks and a chance at making their own masks at the craft table.
  • Friday, May 10
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Jason and Jodie sing sleepy Gertie awake to enjoy the fun and colours of fall and make lovely seasonal decorations of baskets filled with harvest, big orange pumpkins for pies and hear stories about how different animals prepare for hibernation. Kokum and Tiga are introduced to an artist who makes prints of salmon swimming upstream to spawn, and before bed, shares her favorite childhood fall memories with the children.
  • Summer
    Thursday, May 9
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga, Jodie and Jason rejoice in the delights of summer - swimming, sand castle building, shell collecting at the beach, and stylish sunhats for protection from the sun's rays. Kokum and Tiga fly to the Land of the Midnight Sun in a small float plane and learn traditional net fishing from the elders, while Jodie and Jason imagine a fishing game complete with swans and grizzly bears - their imaginations help them stay cool.
  • Spring
    Wednesday, May 8
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Kokum's pussy willows signal spring, when the world wakes up again and everything's brand new. Spring Salmon fingerling carvings are presented, Jodie and Jason play hide and seek to the 5 Little Raindrops song to help Gertie stay awake, and Kokum gets a big surprise from last year's spring gathering.
  • Exercise
    Tuesday, May 7
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Jason, Jodie and the puppets learn the importance of exercising - for kids, grownups and animals - to keep hearts fit and strong. Jodie does gymnastics, Kokum jogs, Jason runs to school, while Gertie lifts weights, while exercise for their imaginations comes from a carver of masks and a chance at making their own masks at the craft table.
  • Food
    Monday, May 6
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The children and Tiga learn that hunger makes you grumpy! They discover just how much work goes into growing and gathering food and that different creatures need different kinds of food. They travel on a fishing boat, hear a story about planting corn and visit a vegetable garden - everyone goes to bed with freshly picked berries in their stomachs!
  • Food Preparation
    Sunday, May 5
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Tiga and the puppets learn how to prepare and cook food and conclude that there's no kind of foodles like oodles of noodles! Kokum and Tiga travel by kayak to a clam dig, enjoy the traditional paddle dance at the beach feast, and are forewarned about cooking when you're in a muddle!
  • Safety
    Friday, May 3
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    Safety starts at home - Jodie's fall from a tree and her hurt wrist inspires the theme of this episode. The puppets and children learn that you need to 'think before you do', get advice from a fireman and his truck, build a toy boat with safety gear and learn how to make sure that they stay safe at home and out in the world.
  • Dwellings
    Thursday, May 2
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    The children and Tiga listen to the sounds of rain as they learn about different dwellings: a warm cozy teepee, drafty caves, houses on wheels, and about the kinds of animal homes in a story entitled Where do you live?
  • Keep Trying
    Wednesday, May 1
    9:00 am on FNX 9.3
    This episode is filled with physical challenges: Tiga and cohorts keep trying to reach their goal for Jumping Jacks, Jason and Jodie build and climb a make-believe mountain, elders paddle hard in racing canoes, and a robin learns to sing his song.