Beach Day
Season 1, Episode 12
Beach Day
Air date July 11, 2008
Episode guide
Rain or Shine
Sports Day

Beach Day is the twelfth episode of the first season of Ni Hao, Kai-Lan.


The gang is going to the beach today, but things go awry when waves knock over Tolee's tower and makes him mad.


Words in Mandarin Chinese

  • 貝殼bèi ké - seashell
  •  - dig
  • 螃蟹páng xiè - crab
  • 哎呀āi-yā - Oh, No!


  • Rintoo: "I love seashells!"
  • Tolee: "哎呀! The wave knocked over my tower three times! RRRRAAAAAAAGGGGHHHH!!!!!!"
  • Rintoo: "Whoa! What's Tolee doing?"
  • Hoho: "Our sandcastle! (confused): Kai-Lan, why did Tolee stomp on our whole sand castle?"
  • Kai-Lan: "I'm not sure, Hoho."
  • Kai-Lan: " Should we build the sand castle by this rock or over by that umbrella?"


  • For this episode, the crabs do not really speak English, but they do speak Chinese.
  • This is the first episode where we see the characters wearing their swimwear. If you want to know how the characters wear their swimwear differently, see the Season 2 episode, "Rintoo Makes a Splash".
  • The episode's elements are related to those of the show's first episode, Dragonboat Festival.


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