This week’s episode: March 24, 2017

March 24th, 2017 by Alaina

Hey guys! Today, I’m going to be making it a short and sweet post! I am going to be giving you guys a little behind the scenes information about this week’s episode of The Friday Zone! On March 24, we are airing “Do the Right Thing.” This episode features 12 girl scouts from Troop 3059 Read more…

Toy Review: Stomp Rocket Ultra LED

March 17th, 2017 by Luke

We recently got a great toy in the mail: the original kid-powered Stomp Rocket! With a desire to maximize the night-time fun that a light-up rocket had to promise, we saved this for a Spring Break camping trip at the beach…   The best toys are ones that require assembly that’s on a level for Read more…

Characters For the New Mini-series Finished!

March 2nd, 2017 by Rebekah

After many hours of cutting, sewing, re-sewing, and gluing, the main characters for my mini-series are finally finished! The girl’s name is Giselle and the boy’s name is Max. Making these two took a lot of time and effort, but I learned a lot and had fun doing it. Now that the characters are finished, Read more…

This week’s episode: February 24, 2017

February 22nd, 2017 by Jacob

This week’s show is titled “Revved up!”  So of course, the episode is mostly about machines and vehicles.  We had lots of segments to include that we already have aired before, so we pulled our favorites off the shelf – The Rotor experiment from the IU Science Fest, our visit to Dorel Juvenile to see Read more…

An Introduction and New Episodes

February 7th, 2017 by Rebekah

Hi, everyone! My name is Rebekah and I am interning with The Friday Zone this semester. While I’m here, I will be spending most of the time creating a new mini-series for the show, but I will also be on set helping shoot new episodes.   Speaking of new episodes, production has already begun! If Read more…

This week’s episode: January 20, 2017

January 20th, 2017 by Jacob

This week’s episode was shot on-location during Pioneer Days in Jackson County!  Kids from Brownstown Elementary (and schools around the area) get to spend a half day at the Jackson County History Center’s Pioneer Village learning all about pioneer life and what it was like to be a Hoosier in the early days of our Read more…

This week’s episode: January 13, 2017

January 13th, 2017 by

This week’s episode features kids designing and creating their own board games.  This is a great activity that we’ve done on The Friday Zone before and we hope that kids watching at home will be inspired to create their own games, too!  It’s really easy and can use all sorts of things around the house Read more…

This week’s episode: December 16, 2016

December 16th, 2016 by

We recorded two different guest segments on the day we taped this episode.     The first was the one you see this Friday – Elisa Pokral from the Monroe County Sold Waste Management District (also known as visiting to talk about “the colors of the Earth.”  But the second one was about everything Read more…

Product Review: Paper Trax

December 14th, 2016 by Rachel

When we got a couple review packs of Paper Trax in the mail they immediately brought back memories of the paper-towel tube marble runs that I used to create in the basement when I was a kid.  These were massive constructions of sliced up cardboard boxes and masking tape stuck to the cabinets, counter tops, furniture Read more…

This week’s episode: December 9, 2016

December 8th, 2016 by

This week’s episode of The Friday Zone is titled “Fuzzy, Feathered Friends.”   We do a lot of animal-themed episodes of The Friday Zone, with at least two or three each year popping up. And speaking of popping, this week’s show starts off with a recycled joke! Back in 2012 we had another animal episode Read more…