Twirly Whirly Flyers
Season 1, Episode 2
Air date February 7, 2008
Episode guide
Dragonboat Festival
Tolee's Rhyme Time

Twirly Whirly Flyers is the second episode of the first season of Ni Hao, Kai-Lan, and the second overall episode. It premiered on February 7, 2008, after the airing of Dragonboat Festival. The gang is playing a new game called "Twirly Whirly Flyers", and are having fun until they discover that the Ants are building a new bridge, which Tolee accidentally breaks. Now it's up to the gang to help out the ants.


Words in Mandarin Chinese

  • -紅色hóng sè - red
  • 綠色lǜ sé - green
  • 哎呀āi-yā - Oh, No!


  • Kai-Lan: "Ye Ye, look on your head."
  • Rintoo: "Wow. That's the coolest flower I've ever seen."
  • Tolee: "(gasp!) I broke the ants' bridge!"
  • Kai-Lan: "Whoa. Tolee sounded very upset."
  • Tolee: "哎呀!"


  • This episode marks the first appearance for the Ants.
  • First time we see the characters playing their Twirly Whirly Flyers game.


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