Caillou is a 4-year-old boy who delights in the small wonders of the world around him, embellishing everything he sees with his rich imagination. Surrounded by his parents, his little sister, Rosie, his grandparents and friends his age, Caillou discovers the world and just can’t wait to grow up!
Educational Goal: Social and Emotional Growth
Caillou and Clementine aren’t old enough to play in a real marching band, so they make their own! Later, Caillou follows a mysterious sound. Mommy pulls a few treasures out of the attic, and Caillou learns to share them with Rosie. The next day, Caillou joins Andre’s gym class! He has great fun, but it’s hard work. After class, Caillou takes his turn at playing “gym teacher” with Andre.
Miss Martin takes Caillou and his friends to the park. Even though Caillou doesn’t win every race, he learns that he can still have fun. Later, Grandma gives Caillou a special plate in the shape of a spaceship. Can Caillou cope when the plate goes missing? Caillou gets to play with a train set that used to belong to his dad. On another day, Caillou constructs a house for Gilbert.
Daddy and Grandpa teach Caillou how to catch falling leaves before they hit the ground. Later, Caillou has trouble learning how to tie his shoes. Also today, Daddy teaches Caillou how to swim. Gradually, Caillou gets better and better, and soon he can swim on his own.
Caillou is invited to a birthday party for his friend Xavier. With a stick in hand, he discovers the surprise hidden inside the pinata. Caillou learns all about Chinese New Year with Sarah and her cousin. Later on, Caillou’s friends gather to celebrate his birthday. He and Grandma throw Grandpa a belated surprise party.
Caillou is excited that spring is coming, but is disappointed when he finds out there will be no more snow until next winter. Caillou can’t wait to play in the rain puddles, but by the time he’s ready to go, the rain has already stopped. Later on, Caillou helps Mommy and Daddy with spring cleaning by doing a chore of his own.
There is lots of excitement in the house when Daddy brings home a computer. Caillou must learn to share it with his entire family, even Gilbert! Caillou explores the dinosaur age when he and Leo find a fish fossil rock in Caillou’s backyard. They visit the library to learn more about dinosaurs and fossils and decide to share their little treasure with others by displaying it there.
Caillou and Gilbert become anxious when a thunderstorm rolls in. Luckily, Daddy knows a little trick that helps Caillou track the storm. Caillou later learns that rainy days can be fun when he and Mommy splash in puddles. When a winter storm hits, Mom and Dad transform a scary blackout into a fun-filled indoor camping trip.
Caillou’s feet are growing, so Mommy takes him to the shoe store where the salesman measures his feet, and Caillou gets a new pair of shoes. Caillou notices that he still isn’t as big as Andre or Sarah. The growth chart at home shows Caillou how much he has grown. Caillou is too big for his favorite shirt, so he gives it to his favorite teddy bear to wear.
Caillou gets his shovel back, but Jay is disappointed because Caillou is going back on their “no tradebacks” agreement. Finally, Caillou relents and returns the shovel to Jay, and makes do with the stickers he received in the original trade.
Caillou learns about insects and how to treat the environment.
Caillou learns that he can solve any problem with his imagination.
After a riveting lesson about how plants grow, Caillou promises to bring his classmates fresh raspberries from Mommy’s raspberry bush.
After Caillou is appointed Safety Helper, he makes sure that his classmates are being safe.
Caillou learns that there is no one “right” way to dance at Miss Martin’s dance party.
Grandma and Grandpa don’t do things like Mommy and Daddy, but maybe that’s a good thing…
After fighting over the spaceship toy, Caillou and Leo come to a common resolution–rather than keeping the toy for themselves, they’ll give it to someone else!
Caillou and Leo learn a lesson about keeping an open mind when they play ringette.
Clementine plays very carefully when she is wearing her new pair of light-up shoes, but Caillou has a solution.
Caillou borrows Sarah’s kite and learns how to fly it.
Caillou is excited about another No Cleaning Allowed Day at school… until he discovers that the mess has taken over the whole classroom! It’s not fun trying to play when you keep stepping on toys. When Miss Martin suggests that they clean the classroom up, the kids jump at the opportunity.
Caillou really wants to skate, but he has to be patient while Daddy makes the ice skating rink. Caillou, Rosie, and Daddy find fun things to do while they wait–like build a snowman!
Caillou conducts several experiments with his shadow as a “shadow scientist”!
Caillou’s friend Daniel teaches him how to roller skate.
Caillou learns that it is important stay safe when you are playing sports.
When Caillou, Leo, and Sarah have nothing to play, they decide to create a brand new game using items from around the house.