When I Grow Up, What Will I Be?

Peppa Pig, George, and all their friends, love to imagine what they will be when they grow up!

We are giving away FOUR Amazing Peppa Pig prizes, each valued at $129.91. Each prize hamper includes:

  • 1x Follow Your Dreams hard case/rolling luggage, RRP $49.95
  • 1x Nurse Peppa plush, RRP $49.99
  • 1x Peppa Goes Surfing Board Book, RRP $9.99
  • 1x Peppa Throws a Boomerang book, RRP $9.99
  • 1x Peppa’s Vegetable Garden book, RRP $9.99

In the way of all pre-schoolers, imaginative play and play acting are part of the fun for our favourite little piggy and her playgroup friends.

Peppa Pig often finds herself in various guises, from Nurse to Zoo Keeper, Chef to Pirate, Magician and even as a Singer. While George too gets up to his own shenanigans as a Fireman, Astronaut, Detective, and Footballer… just to name a few!

In fact, all the characters explore different roles, careers and activities, designed to appeal to pre-schoolers who may have dreams of being lots of different things, when they grow up!

Pretend Play Is So Important For Kids

According to Professor of Early Childhood Studies at Flinders University, Nicola Yelland, pretend play provides us with a window into the ways in which young children are interpreting the world, and how they are making meaning about the behaviours, actions and ideas that they experience.

“The new focus for Peppa Pig ‘When I Grow Up’ programs has the potential to be a rich source of learning for young children,” Professor Yelland said. “They already resonate with the character, her family and friends and will relate to the scenarios about roles and responsibilities that different citizens in our communities have.”

“Children love watching Peppa and her friends in their various adventures and if they are able to see Peppa and her friends envisioning their future lives as farmers, fire personnel, doctors and various other professions, they will be able to explore and experiment with these roles in embodied contexts that characterise pretend play. Additionally, with other toys and materials they will be able to extend this play into different modalities to creatively deepen their learning understandings about the world.”

Peppa When I Grow Up Play Time Fun

For fans who want to play pretend themselves and explore with Peppa, there are lots of options for When I Grow Up play time fun. Toys, books and DVDs allow little ones to role-play along with their favourite characters.

Take your Peppa Pig fun everywhere with you inside your Follow Your Dreams Hard Case. It will hold all your special toys, books and DVDs for on-the-go Peppa fun.

The Nurse Peppa plush toy is cuddly and comes with her very own Stethoscope to listen to your heartbeat, and Otoscope to check your hearing. Press her tummy to hear her giggle and talk. Available from Target stores in October.

Penguin Books Peppa Pig library includes fantastic board and activity books featuring all your favourite characters having fun whilst learning about new things, exploring what to do when you grow up, sharing, helping, role-playing, rhyming, and more. Young Peppa fans will love these bright and colourful storybooks, ideal for reading and sharing together, including:
Peppa Goes Surfing board book, Peppa learns to surf in this Australian adventure! Peppa Throws A Boomerang board book, Kylie Kangaroo teaches Peppa the correct way to throw a boomerang. Peppa’s Vegetable Garden board book, Growing vegetables down on the farm with Peppa!

And fans of the small screen can keep entertained with Peppa Pig ‘When I Grow Up’ DVD, featuring 10 episodes. ‘When I grow up what will I be?’ The possibilities are endless! At such a young age, pre-schoolers may be exploring being lots of different things, from superheroes to gardeners. Peppa and her friends explore these through imaginative play and dress up, through skills they learn and through jobs they see adults doing. The wider focus will be on things they want to SEE, who they want to BE and things they want to DO.

For further information on Peppa Pig, visit:

Peppa Pig episodes go to air twice daily, on ABC2 at 7.55am and 5.33pm and following on ABC iView. New episodes continue to roll out on ABCKIDS with the next release coming in December 2018.


Please note this competition is open from 17 October 2018 until 26 November 2018 and is only available to members of Mouths Of Mums. This competition is a game of skill – answer in 50 words or less. We are unable to accept entries posted via facebook. Facebook LIKE functionality is not a requirement of entry to this competition. The winners of this competition will be published on this page. Winners’ name and address will be provided to the promoter of this competition and prizes will be sent to the address you have in Your Profile. Please ensure your details are up to date so that you receive your prize.

  • Mondays we may have an aspiring dentist or two, other days we have three cooks…
    Some days we have a ship full of future space explorers, on rainy days authors of books! Most days our four young sons just want to be whatever’s fun!

  • Funny you should say that because I’m pretty sure my grand-daughter wants to be like Peppa Pig or Mummy Pig.

  • My daughter wants to be a doctor, so they can save people and make them all better!!!

  • My daughter wants to be vet because she just loves animals so much. We do RSPCA Cupcake day every year and for her birthday she requests animal toys/food instead of gifts to donate to the animal shelters

  • A teacher she has beautiful nature and loves kids I think it will suit her

  • My little girl is only 10 months old, but I feel like she has the brightest of futures ahead of her. All I ever want her to be is safe and happy!

  • He wants to be an excavator driver, like his dad and granddad.

  • A tradie! Perhaps in a mechanics or a handyman! This kid has the imagination of many man and literally is ‘monkey see, monkey do’ mindset.. He is always hands on helping poppy or just helping out anyone that he comes across, He even tries to fix his own toys lol

  • My granddaughters would love this pepper pig set as she loves pepper pig she watches it all the time and wants to be a nurse just like her step mum so yes please i would like to win for her

  • Programmer just like his dad

  • my girl want to be a doctor as she is attached to my dad.my dad lost one leg in an accident 13 years ago .she always saw my dad struggling to walk .due to this she says she became doctor so that no body lost their leg . i know whats happens with my dad is their fate but it motivates my daughter to become doctor and serves people .

  • I think my son would love to be a garbage truck driver. Photo attached.

  • My eldest wants to be a Dentist, because they helped her when she had a tooth ache and got to look at the kids teeth when she was in kindergarten. My youngest – who knows, but at this stage I’m guessing a ballet dancer or Peppa Pig!

  • Emily would love to be a Doctor, her favourite shows are Peppa Pig and Doc Mcstuffins

  • Emily wants to be a Doctor she is so caring toward others, and her favourite things to watch are PeppaPig and Doc Mcstuffins

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