Kidz Island is an educational entertainment show which got aired on the DD National channel. The channel got hosted by the Doordarshan Network which is the national television network. The show is a Hindi language program which got broadcasted every weekday from Monday to Friday in the 4:30 to 5:00 PM time slot.
Richa Tiwari got chosen to host this series on a regular basis. She quickly gained recognition post her appearance on this show. The entire series got based around kids and combines a mix of education as well as entertainment for them. The objectives aimed for by the program are simple. It looks to achieve the triumvirate of educating, informing, and entertaining the target audience of kids.
The show strives to achieve this by ensuring maximum participation from the children who belong to the aforementioned group. They adopted various measures for achieving this goal. They introduced a variety of segments into the program. Each episode aired anything ranging from five to even seven segments which featured a number of things. The program has been completely designed keeping children in mind. It truly merits the moniker of being a show by the children, of the children, and for the children. The segments covered varied based on which day of the week the show was getting aired on. On Mondays, they included a segment which focused on complete Personality Development of kids.
It had gotten titled as Are You OK? Shifting gears, every Thursday they included a quiz based segment which has questions from various fields. It got titled as Lets Play a Brain Teaser and involved questions from the fields of current affairs, science, sports, music, literature, and much more. The variety didn’t stop there. Some of the other segments which got hosted on a regular basis include things like dance as well as music performances by different talented child artists. This creates a platform for showcasing young and emerging talent and hence groom them from an early age. There are also magic shows done by various renowned magicians. These shows got designed to involve the participation of children in an active fashion.
Also conducted are mix puppet shows, again by renowned experts from the field. Simple experiments got carried out on television, to set scientific temper. This segment got titled as Eureka. Another segment helped students in enhancing their vocabulary by using different word power games. The segments are also shuffled up in accordance with the time of the year. It was regularly seen that during summer vacations, there were certain excerpts shown from the midst of ongoing summer camps.
In addition, special programs were also arranged to aid children in learning some tips from different experts in fields like that of dramatics, painting, storytelling, and more. All these segments always actively engaged children and ensured their participation.