A few examples:
The Backyardigans story, The Secret of Snow, is inhabited by the cast of Caillou.
- The Ice Lady: Calliou (becomes The Ice Boy)
- The Ice Lady's assistant: Rosie
- Uniqua: Sarah
The Cars Read-a-long Book, specifically in the scene where Lightning goes on a drive with Sally, becomes a family drama.
- Lightning McQueen: Ben
- Sally: Mommy
The Thomas the Tank Engine story, Cranky Bugs, specifically the scene of the ship crashing into the sheds, is retold featuring classmates from preschool.
- Cranky: Saki
- Duck: Gabi
- Gordon: Wesley
- Sir Topham Hat: Lourdes
- References to "the engines": "the children"
- References to "the shed": "the playground"
The Backyardigans story, Secret Agents, is played with a cast of stuffed animals.
- Agent Pablo: Wedgehead (the Ugly Doll)
- Agent Uniqua: Monkey
- Agent Tyrone: Corduroy (the Bear)
The book, The Napping House, again, the ensemble of stuffed animals.
- The granny: Ben
- The child: Corduroy
- The dog: Monkey
- The cat: Pooh
- The mouse: Doggie
- The flea: Max (plush version of Where the Wild Things Are character)