The Secret Life of 5 Year Olds on Holiday
2 Series, 8 Episodes
The original documentary follows ten four-year-olds as they meet at nursery, exploring how children make and break friendships, share, stand up for themselves, and find their place in a social group
The four-year-olds take their first steps towards independence. Some are leaders. Some are mischievous. Others are more interested in buses and numbers than making friends.
The four-year-olds are back after a fortnight apart, and are joined by some new faces. Cheeky entertainer Taylor tries to befriend the girls.
This episode meets 12 five-year-olds. Jaja struggles with disappointment when a dance competition doesn't go her way. Alfie and George disagree about what the sun's made of.
New girl Sienna captures Arthur's heart. George takes the other children's rejection of his family's 'Essex Noodles' recipe to heart. Alfie makes a breakthrough in a painting competition.
This episode meets the six-year-olds who, after two years at school, are beginning to focus more on their own identity and are capable of discussing topics as diverse as race, religion, love and death
Caitlyn and new girl Leila bond when they try to cover up a cake mishap. Elvin feels rejected when Beatrice starts spending more time with Elouisa; can Beatrice and Elvin repair their friendship?
Children from the original programme and the series team up to put on their own nativity play. How do they cope with the pressure and the challenges of working together?
Turning the cameras on themselves, the team behind The Secret Life of 4, 5 & 6 Year Olds explain how they documented the children's lives
When do children start realising that it's not all about them? The scientists witness the processes children go through between four and six, teaching them how to care.
Your child's a liar? Great! Lying in young children is an important developmental milestone. The Secret Life scientists reveal the positives associated with being able to lie.
The cast of The Secret Life of 4, 5 & 6 Year Olds tackle hot topics including birth, marriage and old age, providing a peek into the world seen through their eyes
Where did baby Jesus come from? What to do with an unwanted gift? The children reveal all...
A group of four-year-olds meet for the first time and forge new friendships. Surprise visitors arrive - 10 eggs inside an incubator. The children watch in excitement as they hatch during the week.
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Where do babies come from and how are they made? These kids' theories are a revelation!
Competition is part of life. You'll learn a lot from how these children deal with defeat.
During a building task, new girl Milana's play style threatens to alienate her from the group. A temptation task gives new boy Kahana a chance to shine. And Layton sets his sights on another girl.
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Ten new five-year-olds arrive at the play centre. Romance blossoms between confident Jude and Ellie. Grown-up Ellie-Mae takes Daisy, who has cerebral palsy, under her wing.
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Sensitive Nat vies for the attention of confident new girl Calla. Football ace Jet offers words of wisdom to her teammates and shows how winning can be fun as the children learn about competitiveness.
Are boys and girls really so different? This very cute experiment will tell us.
This episode examines differences between boys' and girls' behaviour, with a series of challenges that explore everything from levels of risk-taking to tactfulness
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Can the boys and girls learn from each other's skills to solve a magic carpet puzzle? The boys are horrified by a cross-dressing task. And a wishing well appears in the play centre garden.
Noah is obsessed with dinosaurs and can accurately name dozens of the reptiles. But when given the opportunity to meet a life-size dinosaur, can Noah overcome his fear?
Self-proclaimed geezer Harper, who already has several girlfriends, has his eye on confident new girl Ava. Rory's had a difficult start at the nursery; can he find a friend to share his love of sheep?
This episode reveals how five-year-olds experiment with different identities. Jack seems to be the archetypal lad, but is he just using this persona to hide his sensitive side?
Daisy struggles when she meets some of the new arrivals at the nursery. Can Ralphy bring out Nathan's brave side? And what do the children make of Jack and Miylah's blossoming romance?
This all-girl special reveals how girls see themselves and the role of women. How does 'tomboy' Jet react to a class full of girls? Darcy learns that the power of the vote comes with responsibility.
The first of two special episodes revealing how children learn the difference between right and wrong. The children decide if it's ever okay to cheat, and try to reunite a divided group.
The children are given the chance to wield power, but what sort of leaders will they choose to be? And when three adorable but excitable puppies visit the nursery, can Luke and Ella take charge?
Technology comes to the nursery. Arthur meets a robot; will he see it as a piece of technology or something more human? Iris, Na'Shae and Keira each get a tablet; how does it affect their friendship?
Arthur and Iris decide to be boyfriend and girlfriend, but Frankie also likes Iris. Best friends Na'Shae and Penny fall out over a hair bobble. And a five-metre climbing wall arrives at the nursery.
Syrian refugee Omar struggles to make friends. Harlo is from Los Angeles. What do the other children make of his American ways and his love of guns?
The children experience success and failure, and they discuss their heroes. And when a seven-foot robot comes to the garden, can the children work out how to switch it on?