Waabiny Time (Series 2) is a children’s variety program that celebrates Noongar Language in a community and family themed environment. The presenters, Kylie Farmer and Lee West, entertain children between ages 3 to 6 and take them on a colourful adventure with stories, songs, dance and craft activities.
The production aims to entertain, preserve Indigenous language while telling stories, and showcase the rich diversity of Indigenous culture and creative talent.
Waabiny Time is the first Indigenous early childhood language program and involved early childhood educators and Noongar language specialists in every stage of the project. Each episode, each segment, and each sentence has been crafted to address the learning needs of young people and familiarise them with Indigenous language.
8 x 26 minute episodes, 2 DVD set
Curriculum Study Areas
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures, Critical and Creative Thinking, English, Ethical Understanding, Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages, Geography, Intercultural Understanding, Media Arts (The Arts), Personal and Social Capability, Science