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And I’m Possum!
Oh, I love playing sports, especially ones outside, but it’s a bit boring by myself.
I’d rather it if Sally could play with me.
Look at those big pumpkins!
What are they for?
I got them out of my vegetable garden.
Because I’m going to make some pumpkin soup.
Can you play soccer with me?
Oh, I just for a short time.
Not too long, okay?
So, where are your goals?
Don’t you have any goal posts?
No, I don’t.
Just over there somewhere.
I have an idea.
These can be your goal posts.
I’ll stand in goal.
Are you watching?
I’m going to get it in this time.
You got it in the goal, Possum!
You got a goal; that was great!
Oh, that was good fun Possum, but I can’t play any longer.
I need to go inside and make the soup.
Thank you for playing with me.
Oh, later I’ll come with you and join you in the kitchen, to help you make soup.
That’d be great, thanks Possum!
Sally’s making soup!
Oh, but soccer’s so much fun!
Soup … soccer … soup … soccer …?
Oh well …
Is it ready yet?
I’ve been outside playing soccer and now I’m starving.
Is it ready?
No, it’s not ready yet.
It takes lots of time to make soup.
I’ve only just finished cutting up the onion.
I thought this was pumpkin soup.
Oh yes, yes we’re still having pumpkin soup but it’s a family recipe and it tastes delicious.
There’s all sorts of different vegetables in it.
Can you get the recipe out of the drawer please?
Oh, there it is.
Now this recipe will explain to us how to make our pumpkin soup.
I’ve got all the vegetables ready.
They all need to be put into a big pot.
Can you please go and get the pot out of the cupboard?
Hey Sally, I’ve just thought of something.
This is like a game.
Before the pot was in the cupboard and I took it out.
Before I was outside, and now I am inside.
That’s right Possum, before you were in your tree house, and you came out and played soccer.
Then, you came in here.
I’ve got everything ready.
Now, we can start to cook.
We put the onion in the pot with a little bit of olive oil.
Now we go to the stove and heat it up.
Let’s do that.
Oh Sally, I wish it was ready now.
Playing sport outside has made me so hungry.
Yes, I know.
You’re always hungry Possum.
I know you love playing sports too?
Why don’t we watch some children playing sports while we wait for the soup to cook?
Yeah, let’s do that!
Sam and I like playing rugby league.
That looked great!
This smells delicious.
It must be ready now.
Hmm, it’s almost ready, just needs one more thing.
We need some herbs.
Oh, this must be ready now, it looks ready!
It’ll be ready about lunchtime.
We just need to put it on the stove and let it simmer a bit longer.
But I thought it was lunchtime now!
I thought you were going to take it out of the pot and into the bowl and I was going to take it out of the bowl and into my tummy!
I was teasing!
He, he, he!
Oh, ha, ha, ha!
You’re funny Sally.
Would you like some soup?
Oh, yes please!
Let’s see how it tastes.
Mm, mm, mm.
Great, that’s wonderful!
Watching those children play sports has made me want to go outside and play soccer again.
I’m going to go and play soccer.
Do you want to come with me?
I can’t come right now, I have to stay in here and clean all of this up.
You can go, I’ll come and join you later.
Oh, hello Sally.
What’s the matter Possum?
Oh, I’ve lost my ball.
When were you last playing with it?
Um, here with you.
Did you put it away when you were done?
Where were you kicking it?
Um, right here.
I kicked it like this, it went up, and up, and up and up.
Did you see it come down?
Well, it can’t go up, and up, and up.
It must come down.
Let’s see if we can see it.
Oh Possum, there it is!
There it is!
I’ll get it.
Ah, good idea.
Whoa, got it!
Good catch, Possum.
Thank you, Sally.
Hey Sally, do you want to play some more?
Yes, let’s play!
Well, our time is up.
Thanks for watching!
See you next time!
When Possum becomes bored playing sports outside by himself, he sees Sally has picked some pumpkins from her vegetable patch. Possums asks Sally to play a game of soccer using her pumpkins as the goal posts for the soccer match. Sally plays for a short time but tells Possum she now needs to use the pumpkins to make pumpkin soup. Sally shows Possum how the soup is made. While the soup is cooking Possum goes back outside and plays soccer with the children. All that play, makes Possum very hungry.