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Hi-5 House was an Australian children's television program, a spin-off of the original Hi-5 series, which originally debuted in 1999. The series stars the internationally popular children's musical group Hi-5 and holds strong educational values while entertaining through music. Hi-5 House was filmed in Singapore and later Malaysia, the original series having only ever been filmed in Australia. The series debuted on Nick Jr. Australia on 4 November 2013 before making international premieres.
The third and final series premiered on Netflix in March 2016.
The Nine Network renewed its partnership in with the Hi-5 franchise in October 2016 and announced its plans to revive the original Hi-5 with a new cast in 2017, thus ending Hi-5 House.
The program remains similar to the format of the original, providing children with education through music and movement. Hi-5 House caters to a wide range of children's learning styles, displayed through a variety of segments within the program. Child-development experts work with writers on every script. Each show is built around a simple theme like colours, music, animals, or numbers. Each show is then divided into segments that teach the concept in different ways. Music is seen as the method of joining the segments of the program together as well as highlighting the concepts and themes of each program. In Hi-5 House, each of the traditional segments were adapted to take place in a room of the "Hi-5 House", to replicate a child's immediate learning surroundings.
- Lauren Brant (Series 1)
- Mary Lascaris (Series 1 - 3)
- Ainsley Melham (Series 1 - 3)
- Stevie Nicholson (Series 1 - 3)
- Dayen Zheng (Series 1 - 3)
- Tanika Anderson (Series 2 - 3)
|Series||DVD Title||Songs of the Week||Year|
|1||Dream House||Come On In||Reach Out||2014|
|So Many Animals||So Many Animals (remake)||Dance with the Dinosaurs|
|Songs with Friends||Come On In||Move Your Body (remake)||Reach Out||So Many Animals (remake)||Dance with the Dinosaurs|
|Big Adventures||Dance with the Dinosaurs||Move Your Body (remake)|
|2||Happy Holidays||Playtime||It's Our Planet||It's a Party||2015|
Each presenter hosts an education-centric segment of the show. At times, they're assisted by their co-presenters to display social skills and group problem solving skills. In Hi-5 House, each of the traditional segments take place in a room of the house, to replicate a child's immediate learning surroundings.
- Hosted by Mary Lascaris (Series 1 - 3)
- Set in the Backyard
This segment encourages body co-ordination skill development through dancing, hopping, jumping and stepping.
- Hosted by Ainsley Melham (Series 1 - 3)
- Set in the Music Room
This musical segment looks at concepts such as beat, rhythm, pitch and melody using pianos, guitars, bells and other instruments to his aid.
Puzzles and PatternsEdit
- Hosted by Dayen Zheng (Series 1 - 3)
- Set in the Kitchen
This segment focuses on logical thinking and mathematics looking at numbers, puzzles, patterns and problem solving. This segment also features Jup-Jup, an alien puppet who is not seen by Dayen, but constantly plays tricks on her.
Shapes in SpaceEdit
- Hosted by Stevie Nicholson (Series 1 - 3)
- Set in the Rumpus Room
This segment explores shape, colour, texture and pattern using various kinds of learning aids including coloured boxes, balls and play-dough.
This segment looks at language and sounds with the help of her puppet friend Chatterbox ("Chats").
- Hosted by Chatterbox
- Set in Chats' Box
A segment first introduced in Hi-5 House, which explores the world inside Chats' box and focuses on English-learning and language. This segment also features bookworms Aristotle and Horace, and Tinka, a toy robot whom Chats teaches to speak.
- Set in the Backyard
This penultimate segment in all episodes includes all five presenters, who join together to present a story. This segment is to promote social skills and group problem solving.
Songs of the WeekEdit
The Songs of the Week featured in Hi-5 House are a variety of classics from the original series and brand new songs.
Series 1 (2013)Edit
Series 2 (2014)Edit
Series 3 (2016)Edit
- Animal Dance
- Action Hero (re-make)
- The Best Things in Life Are Free (re-make)
- Sounds of the City
- T.E.A.M. (re-make)
Series 4 (2016) *canceledEdit
The season 4 had been scheduled for 2016, was recorded outside with the children. The next season would be formed by Dayen Zheng, Mary Lascaris, Tanika Anderson, and debuts Lachie Dearing and Gabe Brown, the last mentioned, was resigned a few months, replaced by Chris White. And the commitments of the season 4 were canceled before the Nine promote the new season and new cast to be recorded in Australia in 2017. Hi-5 House Series 4 has not the songs of the week are Dream On, Underwater Discovery, Living In A Rainbow, Yummy Food and Happy House, no filming in 2016.