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Kangaroo Beach – The Great New Show from Nick Jr.

Kangaroo Beach – The Great New Show from Nick Jr for Pre-schoolers.

Kangaroo Beach is a great new water safety beach show aimed at pre-school aged children. We live in Devon so we’re close to multiple beaches and is definitely a happy place for us as a family. Freddie loves anything water-based and we can’t wait to get him water confidence safely when we’re able to book swimming lessons for him.

Kangaroo Beach is the Newest show on Nick Jr for Preschool children

What is Kangeroo Beach?

Kangaroo Beach is a 26 x 11’ minute animated surf-safety series for preschoolers and their families produced by Cheeky Little Media and created by Tim Bain, who has also written for PJ Masks, Go Jetters, Bluey, Fireman Sam, and Bob the Builder among other shows for a slightly older audience.
Kangaroo Beach is about four young animal friends, Pounce, Gemma, Neville, and Frizzy, who spend an action-packed summer at the spectacular Kangaroo Beach, training as junior cadets with their lifeguard heroes. When an emergency breaks out, the cadets step up to help keep the water safe.
The series will appeal to young audiences by exploring the wonders of water play, whilst helping to promote an essential message about water safety in every episode. All the water safety advice from water safety professionals is accredited by the Swimming Teachers Association, the Uk’s reputable water safety charity.
The message behind the show is to inspire swimmers in a way that promotes safe water play which as parents is top of the list.

Kangaroo Beach Characters

There are four main characters:

Pounce

Pounce is a super Jumping Joey who wants to be a big muscly hero like Bondi.
Pounce the Super Jumping Joey from Kangaroo Beach

Frizzy

Frizzy is a Fabulous Koala Bear – the most adorable star on the beach!

Gemma

Gemma the Platypus is a Champion Cadet who loves exploring the ocean and meeting new sea creatures.

Neville

Neville is a hairy-nosed wombat and expert sandcastle digger!
Neville the Hairy Nosed Wombat from Kangaroo Beach
As well as Sandy, Big Trev, Bondi and Lin, and Wei.

What we thought of Kangaroo Beach

Well first and foremost, it stopped Freddie in his tracks. When he finds a show that he likes, he goes into a telly-trance. We always say that a bomb could go off and he wouldn’t notice until the electricity went out!
We loved it! Freddie asked when he was going to the beach next, and can he learn to surf. I think we might teach him to swim before we let him loose with a bodyboard.
I thought it was a great show, not too long, and great characters. One of the phrases on the show was the highlight for me “On it like a seagull on a Chip”! I’m going to try and get that into a conversation this week.
As it was our last day in isolation (contact) we created our own little beach scene and Freddie pretended he was swimming whilst he watched. It didn’t last long before he slipped back into his telly-trance. I even caught Belle (10) glued to the TV.
We loved it and have already watched several episodes.
Toddler boy sitting quietly watching television
Kangaroo Beach is available on Nick Jr weekday at 09.30 – make sure you watch it!
You can also catch it on the Kangeroo Beach YouTube Channel.
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