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Jobs that are child’s play

A knee-high view of work is the comical subject of a new radio programme being commissioned by the BBC. CBeebies is looking for child led content that offers a young perspective on the grown up world of work and different jobs.

 

The idea is to allow pre-school children to explain honestly (and comically) to adults just what they understand about the world in terms of what grown-ups do when they leave home in the morning, featuring genuine misunderstandings and misinterpretations.

 

If the BBC’s facebook page is anything to go by, our schools are filled with the descendents of Mrs Malaprop. One writer posted: “My daughter used to tell people I was an Octopus – I’m an occupational therapist!” Another: “My little girl tells people I make paper aeroplanes – I actually make parts for airlines!”

 

CBeebies Radio is a daily on-line pre-school children’s audio service that is part of the CBeebies multi-platform family.