Junk Converters 创艺小巴士

Following a team of 4 kids, a host, and an expert artist on a yellow bus, the Junk Converters embark on an adventure to explore all over Singapore in search of various junk€ items that can be reused and recycled into useful, practical, and fun things, whilst featuring existing individuals & artists, organisations, and movements that adopt good recycling and earth conservation habits.

Genre: Kids & Youth, Educational
Language: Mandarin
Year: 2015

Duration: 13 Episodes  x 30 Minutes
Territory/Rights available: Worldwide
Formats Available: –
Show Format: HD
Produced by: Reta Transmedia

Client: Channel 8, Mediacorp Singapore

Episodes

Episode 1 – The Search
Following a team of 4 kids, a host, and an expert artist on a yellow bus, the Junk Converters embark on an adventure to explore all over Singapore in search of various “junk” items that can be reused and recycled into useful, practical, and fun things, whilst featuring existing individuals & artists, organisations, and movements that adopt good recycling and earth conservation habits.

Episode 2 – Music
Mr Khairul from One Heartbeat will introduce the Junk Converters to the world of music with his exciting percussion lessons. The Junk Converters team will have to create their own percussion instruments, and keep to the beat, as they play live with a community.

Episode 3 – Food Art
The Junk Converters travel to Food Bank Singapore and get a first hand look at the tremendous amount of food wastage that Singapore generates. Luckily, the foodstuffs donated to the Food Bank are redistributed to the needy, lowering food wastage.

Episode 4 – Nature
The Junk Converters get close to nature with an inspiring visit to The Gardens By The Bay. Follow them on a fun filled day of learning, searching and creating the artwork of the day.

Episode 5 – Wildlife Conservation
n this episode of Junk Converters, the team arrives at ACRES to learn and understand more about Wildlife Conservation. Here, they meet the resident tortoises and decide to give these loveable creatures a brand new playpen made entirely out of junk.

Episode 6 – Accessorise
The Junk Converters team is here at WEworkz, a local initiative that creates beautiful accessories out of disposed canvas, and learns about the cute bags created by WEworkz. With the help of the resident eco-artist and host, they will embark on their final…

Episode 7 – Oceans Conservation
The Junk Converters travel to Underwater World Singapore to discover more about the marine life around the region. As they uncover how litter has a devastating impact on marine life such as turtles around our island, they embark on a mission to create artwork…

Episode 8 – Lights!
The Junk Converters meet Tony, a full time designer who specialises in teaching and creating light fixtures out of used glass bottles. Under his guidance, the Junk Converters create their own personalised lights and get inspired by it! They begin a mission to create…

Episode 9 – Toys and Games
The Junk Converters visit the Singapore Science Centre to attend a Toy and Games workshop organised by Maker Faire Singapore to learn more about the do-it-yourself culture. Under the guidance of Maker Faire Singapore representatives, our Junk Converters…

Episode 10 – Alternative Energy
On this episode of Junk Converters, the team travels to the Singapore Polytechnic Maker Space and meets the lecturers and maker coaches behind the project. The team learns ways to create alternative energy sources through the many inventions and creations…

Episode 11 – Aviation
The Junk Converters takeoff to the Singapore Aero Engine Services Pte Ltd (SAESL) where they witness first hand how jet engines are repaired and overhauled. They also learn basic concepts of flight before using this knowledge to build their very own gliders! How high will their gliders soar?! Find out only on Junk Converters.

Episode 12 – Motorsports
The Junk Converters satisfy their need for speed as they visit Kartright Speedway. The Junk Converters get some racing tips while learning about driving. With this newfound knowledge, the Junk Converters create their own mini-karts and compete against one…

Episode 13 – Back to School
In the final episode of Junk Converters, the team travels to the Singapore Children’s Society to learn more about the help being given to needy children of Singapore, and to also discover how they can help in true Junk Converters fashion. The Junk Converters team are put to the test when they have to take the lead and teach two kids from the Children’s Society to help them create enough pencil cases for the new school term.