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  There is so much to explore in the big, big world! Here are some of the fun activities and games for children to investigate, play, and discover in the World Tree.

 

Explore the World Tree
Explore the World Tree  

The main characters in IT’S A BIG BIG WORLD each have their own special place in the World Tree where you can find them. Visit Snook’s tree house, Burdette’s nest, Ick in the waterhole, and more! After you are greeted by the character, explore their home and be on the lookout for objects that change or highlight white as you scroll over. Click on them and you may discover hidden surprises!

Build Your Own Tree House

Build Your Own Tree House
 

Stop by Burdette’s nest, where you can create your own tree house. Choose from three different sized houses, and then pick a roof, floor, windows, and doors. Add and arrange furniture, and select colors schemes to put together a house just right for you!

Dance with Snook

Dance with Snook
 

Visit Snook’s tree house where you can dance along with Snook and Bob! Select a song and then watch Snook start to dance. Match Bob’s moves to Snook’s by picking moves from the menu of steps at the top of the screen and the two will dance together. You can also create your own dance and send it to a friend.

Interactive Stories

Interactive Stories
 


Ready for a good book? Go to Madge’s cave and hear one of four interactive stories based on episodes from the television series.

• Smooch decides she is through living with her messy brother and sets off to find a new place to live in Moving on Up.
• In Ant Ray Vision, Bob tries seeing the world from the ants’ point of view and receives a special present from the ants.
• Winslow meets a new friend in Shell and learns why monkeys shouldn’t have shells.
• In Ick Alone, Ick discovers that some birds eat fish so gets worried about having Burdette as his neighbor.

As you listen to each story, keep your eyes peeled and click on outlined objects, and you just might find some surprises!


Monkey Music

Monkey Music
 

Smooch and Winslow are making music by hitting glasses filled with water, and you can make music of your own! Select a background beat for Winslow to play on his drums and then start tapping the glasses to create a tune. Add and remove water from each glass to change the pitch. You can also listen to some of the original songs from the series including It’s a Big Big World, Food Food Food, and Big World Birthday, and play along. Or, compose your own song and send it to a friend.

Snook Dreaming

Snook Dreaming
 

High atop the World Tree is Snook’s favorite branch and a place he often sneaks off to for a nap. While he is sleeping, you can see what he is dreaming about and match the images to shapes floating by in the clouds, such as a circle, an apple, or a dog.

Music

Music
 

Sing along with everyone in the World Tree! Here you will find 10 of your favorite IT’S A BIG BIG WORLD songs and lyrics: It’s a Big Big World, The Curve of the World, Try to Touch the Sky, Land of Discovery, Conga Line, Big World Birthday, Moon Greeting, We’ll Still Be Friends, Heartbeat, and Do the Monkey.

Videos

Videos
 

Want to see more of Snook? Here are four music videos from IT’S A BIG BIG WORLD including: It’s a Big Big World, The Curve of the World, Try to Touch the Sky, and Land of Discovery.

Coloring Pages & Activity Sheets

Coloring Pages & Activity Sheets
 

There are many beautiful colors found in the World Tree and now you can add your own touch with electronic coloring pages found in each character’s home. Click on the small drawing tacked up in a character location to open a coloring page. There are also character images and activity sheets that can be printed and completed offline. Visit the Printables section for pictures of the World Tree, Smooch, Winslow, Bob, and more to print and color. You’ll also find activities including match characters to their footprints, connect the dots, fill in the blank with animal names, and a tree maze.

At Home Activities

At Home Activities
 

Visit the Parents & Teachers area for lots of activities to do at home. Help children learn about the weather, try to communicate like a bee, pretend to be an animal, observe the different forms of water, make a leaf art project, and more!