Basma’s Friend the Fish
Detailed Goal: Self-Esteem
Full Episode: Basma’s Friend the Fish, Season 5
Hadi takes Basma, Jad, and Ma’zooza for their first visit to an aquarium! Basma befriends a fish in one of the rooms. When it's time to go to the sea turtles’ corner, Basma asks her new friend to come along, and the fish tells her that she cannot. Basma feels sad and starts talking negatively to herself, but Hadi guides her to talk kindly to herself. This helps Basma realize what a fun friend she is! Later, Jad and Gargur play "Guess the Answer" hosted by Aref, where they learn a new letter and unlock a fun surprise.
Narrative with Animations: Basma’s Friend the Fish, Season 5
The Muppets are visiting an aquarium with Hadi, they meet different kinds of sea animals. Basma becomes friends with a fish and plays with her. When it's time to leave to the next part of the aquarium, Basma asks her to come with her. When the fish tells her that she cannot, Basma feels sad and starts talking negatively to herself. Hadi validates her feelings and guides her to talk kindly to herself.
Mural Wall Animations: Basma’s Friend the Fish, Season 5
While playing in the flowers, Reesheh makes friends with a small bird! The bird leaves with its mother and Reesheh does not see her new friend waving goodbye. Reesheh is sad and begins to speak negatively to herself. Abu'l Fihem encourages Reesheh to speak kindly to herself and she can remember that she is a good friend.
Dabke Dancers Animations: The Aquarium, Season 5
The Dabkes observe what's going on and help identify that Basma should show kindness to Elmo by forgiving him.
Strategy Song: The Aquarium, Season 5
Hadi, Basma, and Jad sing a song about speaking kindly to yourself when having a big feeling.