A sing-along series for preschoolers set on an island off the South Carolina coast, where hosts Ron and Natalie Daise turn everyday activities into fun exercises through storytelling and game-playing.
Shaina agonizes about not being able to tie her shoelaces and James is embarrassed when he tries to whistle but can't. The kids find out that the only way to learn something is by believing in yourself and practicing.
It's raining, it's boring...but not on Gullah Gullah Island. When the kids put their heads together they come up with exciting ways to occupy themselves indoors on a rainy day.
Ron's in for a huge surprise as Natalie and the kids prepare a secret celebration for his birthday. Shaina and her friend Sara make presents for Ron out of clay, but will James find the right gift for his Dad?
A trip off Gullah Gullah Island to the bustling Charleston Market is the occasion for visits with a woodcarver, a basketweaver, and for Natalie to sell her beautiful dolls.
Join Ron, Natalie, and kids as they come together with their friends for an outdoor celebration of the rich heritage of Gullah Gullah Island. Song, dance, and games, not to mention some delicious down-home cooking fill the day.
On the move--planes, trains, automobiles, donkeys, elephants...everything but the family van, which won't start when Ron, Natalie, and James try to go on a trip.
Biscuits, cookies, broccoli, fresh fruit and other treats are on the menu in this mouth-watering episode which includes a fun-filled trip to the Gullah Gullah Island supermarket and an appearance by a superhero made out of okra.
Shaina's going to plant her first seedlings in the family garden, so Natalie takes her to visit their friend and neighbor Farmer Holmes. Farmer Holmes gives Shaina a crash course in gardening.
When James gets angry with Binyah Binyah Polliwog, the poor creature gets upset and runs away. Binyah Binyah's absence triggers heartfelt memories of the fun and the love he's brought into their lives.
Flower, shower; Spring, swing; Cat, hat--on Gullah Gullah Island the beat goes on as rhyming fever spreads like wildfire among the Alstons and their friends.
When Natalie goes through a basket of James' and Shaina's baby clothes, thoughts on Gullah Gullah island turn to babies and little things. Marisol and Armando show off their new pet chicks and they learn about baby birds.
Shaina's always been curious about what the older kids do in school all day, and finally she and her friend Sara are getting to visit a real kindergarten.
The Alstons house on Gullah Gullah Island is a family kind of place, where friends and even polliwogs are invited to make themselves at home.
Lobster claws and old spark plugs--these are some of the weird things collector James carries around in a tattered shoe box, and a trip to the beach with Ranger Mike yields even more "treasures".
On a quiet day on Gullah Gullah island, Natalie likes to cover her eyes and just listen to the sounds around her--chirping birds, an airplane overhead, breaking glass.
When Juana brings gifts of musical instruments back from Puerto Rico, everybody decides that a dress-up Carnival is the only way to go. Imaginatins run wild as folks come up with outrageous disguises.g
Everybody makes mistakes, and the folks on Gullah Gullah Island are no exception. After a series of mishaps Vanessa and James learn that mistakes are just a part of life, and that people don't love you any less if you mess up.