Transcript: Picture This! (Solving Tangrams)
Colourful animated numbers, zero to nine, jump in a line then form the title “Wacky Number Songs”.
An upbeat song plays: IT'S THE WACKY WACKY
A caption reads “With Ava”. Ava holds a puzzle book in a brightly lit bedroom. She wears a striped yellow shirt under a pair of overalls. Her pigtails hang over her shoulders.
Ava says: I LOVE ALL KINDS OF PUZZLES!
I JUST GOT THIS WHOLE SET OF
PUZZLES CALLED TANGRAMS.
Colourful quadrilaterals form together to make a rectangle. A picture beside the rectangle shows the quadrilaterals in the shape of a cat.
Ava says: A TANGRAM IS A PICTURE PUZZLE
YOU SOLVE BY FITTING DIFFERENT
THERE ARE 7 SHAPES THAT HAVE TO
FIT IN THE RIGHT PLACES WITHOUT
WHEN IT'S DONE, YOU HAVE A
LET'S SING AND SOLVE!
Ava sits at a desk wearing a trenchcoat and a fedora. She looks down at a swan tangram and the puzzle pieces. Two Smaller Avas walk onto the desk and looks around. Ava scratches her chin as she looks down at the puzzle pieces.
Ava sings:TANGRAMS ARE COOL, THEY'RE FUN
THERE ARE SEVEN SHAPES, AND
The smaller Ava’s dance in a circle. Ava picks up a red triangle.
Ava sings: BIG TRIANGLE, I THINK GOES
FLIP IT AROUND, BOOM, YEAH,
The red triangle fills in the swan’s wing. Ava gives a thumbs up. She picks up a blue triangle.
Ava sings: NEXT BIG TRIANGLE IN THIS
ROTATE HALFWAY, THAT'S WHAT I
Ava fills in the tail of the swan. She dances in her chair as the smaller Avas dance on the desk.
Ava sings: FIVE SHAPES TO GO, I CAN DO
SOLVE THE PUZZLE, I WILL
Ava says: MEDIUM TRIANGLE, BINGO!
Ava fills in the body of the swan with a green triangle.
Ava says: SMALL TRIANGLES, YEAH, THERE
Ava places a purple triangle over the swan’s beak.
Ava says: NOW THERES THIS
SQUARE, WHERE DOES IT FIT?
Ava looks at a yellow square.
Ava says: OH, DIAMOND SHAPE WHEN I ROTATE
Ava fills in the swan’s chest with the yellow square and a light blue triangle.
Ava says: PARALLELOGRAM, OBVIOUS.
Ava places an orange parallelogram over the swan’s neck.
Ava says: AND THERE'S A SWAN,
Ava sings: TANGRAMS ARE COOL, THEY'RE FUN
TRY THEM OUT, YOU'LL
LIKE THEM TOO!
Ava says: SO COOL!
The Ava’s looks through magnifying glasses.
The song ends.
Ava holds construction paper and scissors in the bedroom.
Eva says: I WANT TO CREATE MY OWN TANGRAM,
SO I'LL CUT THE SHAPES FOR IT.
SHOULD I MAKE A DINOSAUR, A DOG,
A ROCKET, A BOAT, A HOUSE...
The animated numbers spell out “Wacky Number Songs”.
End credits read “TVO Kids. Apartment 11 Productions.”
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