Ernest Elephant wore hats for every day of the week. He needed a hat to wear on Fridays and when he saw the beautiful, red cowboy hat Priscilla Pony was wearing he knew he had to have one. The only problem was he didn't have enough money. After finding five dollars on the playground and wanting to keep it to buy the hat, he remembers it is his friend Mike's lunch money. He returns the money to Mike and three weeks later Ernest gets the red cowboy hat as a birthday present.
Priscilla Pony organizes the tasks needed to make posters for the new school President. Everyone works together and the job is a success.
When the cast of characters decide to have a food fight in the school cafeteria it turns into a real mess. The lunch lady tries to stop them but they pay no attention to her. As the animals get up to leave they notice the sad look on the lunch lady's face and decide to miss recess that day to stay and clean up their mess.
Spike and Mike monkey have a game called Snatch and Stow. They take items from their friends and hide them inside a secret cave. They think it is all in fun but when their friends call a meeting to discuss who could be doing this, they confess to their mother and learn a valuable lesson of not taking what is not yours.
Alexa Peddlesfoot had lots of friends at the Penshaw School. But there was one student named Sarah Squiggley who never seemed to fit in. The other students never took the time to find out how nice she was. Instead they teased her about everything! Would Alexa stand up to her friends and give Sarah Squiggley a chance to make friends too?
Alexa Peddlesfoot and her friends have to do a project on bears to present to their class. As they work together, they learn a lot about cooperation and working together to get something done. They also learn a lot about bears--even real bears like Alexa's friend, Lloyd, who makes a surprise visit to Alexa's school!
After a fight with her best friend, Lizzy, Hanna learns how to see things from another person's perspective.