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WCNY offers award-winning, high-quality PBS KIDS programming on two of its television channels—PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and WCNY-TV. PBS KIDS believes the world is full of possibilities, and so is every child. As the number one educational media brand for kids, PBS KIDS helps children ages 2-8 learn lessons that last a lifetime. Through television, digital media, and community-based programs, PBS KIDS wants children to see themselves uniquely reflected and celebrated in lovable, diverse characters who serve as positive role models, and to explore their feelings and discover new adventures along the way.

Families can enjoy PBS KIDS anytime through the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and the PBS KIDS Video app, accessible on mobile and connected-TV devices with no subscription required. Additionally, PBS KIDS provides a wealth of learning and entertainment through educational games, videos, podcasts, apps, and more at pbskids.org.

PBS KIDS for Parents provides valuable resources for parents and caregivers, offering tips, party ideas, activities, and more! The PBS KIDS Shop offers apparel, accessories, and home goods from all your favorite PBS KIDS’ series.

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Meet Milo, an adventurous five-year-old cat who loves to use role-play to explore the amazing world of jobs and vocations with his best friends, Lofty and Lark. Milo loves meeting all of the different people who come into his parents’ dry cleaning shop to get their outfits cleaned.

Premieres Monday, May 13 at 12 p.m. on PBS KIDS

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Wild KrattsWild Kratts: Our Blue and Green World

While doing their annual Laundry Day, the Kratt brothers disagree on what’s better: blue oceans or green forests. They’re disagreeing much more than usual. Aviva takes on the role of referee to demonstrate how oceans and forests work together to make our living planet, just like Martin and Chris need to keep working together.

Watch Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m. on PBS KIDS

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Nature CatNature Cat’s Nature Movie Special Extraordinaire

Nature Cat and his pals realize they’ve come to the end of their Nature Curiosity List. Meanwhile, Sir Galahad gives himself the title of King and moves into a barren castle and steals pieces of nature to make his castle look more beautiful. Oh no!

Watch Monday, April 22, Thursday, April 25 & Tuesday, April 30 at 4:30 p.m. on PBS KIDS

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The PBS KIDS Video app gives kids and parents access to thousands of free videos, including full episodes and clips from top PBS KIDS series. With this app, kids can watch their favorite PBS KIDS shows anytime, anywhere! PBS KIDS, the #1 educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and worlds through media. Stream the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel on the app for free (no subscription or login required). Tap the “LIVE TV” button to watch what’s airing on your local PBS station right now.

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Molly of Denali PodcastMolly of Denali Podcast

Join Molly Mabray on brand-new adventures in the Molly of Denali podcast! Check out each of the three seasons of storytelling from Molly and her friends and family. On the newest episodes, the Arctic Wolf Junior Relay dog sled race comes to Qyah, and Tooey can’t wait to race. But when he catches a cold, Molly unexpectedly has to take over. Follow along to find out what happens!

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Odd SquadcastOdd Squadcast

Spinning off from the “odd-ventures” of “Odd Squad” is the “Odd Squad: Odd Squadcast!” This seven-episode podcast follows The Big O as she hosts a weekly radio address for agents all over the world—and tries to stop an odd invasion on headquarters at the same time!

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Pinkalicious & Peterrific PodcastPinkalicious & Peterrific Podcast

Sing along with Pinkalicious and her little brother Peter on the Pinkalicious & Peterrific podcast, a delightful musical companion to the hit series on PBS KIDS. Ten pink-credible episodes are hosted by the brother and sister duo as they sing their favorite songs from the “Pinkalicious & Peterrific” series. Each episode will take listeners on creative adventures, encouraging kids to dance, sing, make believe, and more.

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Arthur PodcastThe Arthur Podcast

The Arthur Podcast is back with a brand-new season! Fans of PBS KIDS podcast can join Arthur, D.W., and Buster on new adventures all around Elwood City. And… Arthur wants to hear from you! In every episode, Arthur will ask his audience a question. Want to share an answer? Have a grown-up visit the podcast section on the PBS KIDS parents website to find out how. Your answer might even be used for a future episode. So, check out the first episode today, and come back every Thursday for new episodes of “The Arthur Podcast” on pbs.org, or wherever you listen to podcasts!

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Work It Out Wombats PodcastWork It Out Wombats Podcast

Hey Wombuddies – come join your favorite Wombats on eight super fun podcast playdates! The Work It Out Wombats! Podcast invites YOU, the listener, to join Zadie, Zeke and Malik as they sail a pirate ship through the Crashing Cliffs, fly to the sky in a make-believe Cloud Ship, enjoy a spooky campout, and build a super-strong fort that NO wind can blow down. You won’t just be listening to the fun, you’ll be having fun – singing, dancing, jumping, clapping, making, and creating right alongside your favorite Wombats.

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March-April PBS KIDS Schedule

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Build a Worm HotelBuild a Worm Hotel

Start observing nature with this easy craft, giving earthworms a temporary “hotel” in a dirt-filled container. While creating, explain that we need worms for many reasons and remind your child that it’s important to respect nature by returning the worms to their natural environment.

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Craft Spring-y FlowersCraft Spring-y Flowers

Make spring-y flowers (paper flowers on a Spring) and gift them to teachers and friends, decorate your table with them, or create your own spring-y garden!

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Create Earth Day Place PortraitsCreate Earth Day Place Portraits

In this activity, encourage your child to explore what recyclable materials they can use to create a unique portrait of their favorite natural place. As you create together, talk about how recycling protects the environment and keeps wildlife safe.

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Spring Tree TerrariumSpring Tree Terrarium

Celebrate spring with a terrarium made from a glass jar, a twig, and some colorful tissue paper. This craft makes a great gift and facilitates conversation with your child about the changing seasons.

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7 Ideas to Get Creative on a Family Walk7 Ideas to Get Creative on a Family Walk

When your family has been stuck inside all week, get outside and make sure your walks are engaging, safe, and fun for everyone. Here are seven simple tricks that turn a family nature walk into an enjoyable adventure!

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Best Children’s Books for Celebrating SpringBest Children’s Books for Celebrating Spring

Celebrate the arrival of spring with these great books for kids. Teach your kids about the changing of the seasons and what they can expect to see as winter blizzards shift to April showers!

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The Science of Ecosystems: Learn Through GardeningThe Science of Ecosystems: Learn Through Gardening

Discover communities that use science to plant thriving gardens and grow sustainable food sources. Gardening, tending to the environment, and observing nature can help kids understand their relationship with the earth and our responsibility to take care of it and each other, so don’t be afraid to grow something amazing with your kids.

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Using Weather to Teach Early Science LessonsUsing Weather to Teach Early Science Lessons

The next time you are outdoors or see weather developing, remember that the most influential science lesson is often the one right in front of you. For science lesson ideas, keep these easy tips in mind!

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City IslandCity Island
Grades PreK-K, K-2
City Island truly is a “living city” rich with iconic businesses, government institutions, and a diverse citizenry. In every episode, either through Watt’s natural curiosity or an unexpected turn of events, Watt discovers a question, problem, or challenge that drives him to find a creative solution. Watt meets all the different members of the community (firefighters, police, mail carriers, construction crews) and learns about how they make the city run. The stories emphasize conflict resolution, cooperation, and city planning. Watt’s adventures teach us all about what it means to be a citizen of the amazing City Island.

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Elinor Wonders WhyElinor Wonders Why
Grades PreK-K, K-2
Be curious with Elinor and her friends, Ari and Olive, in the PBS KIDS series “Elinor Wonders Why.” In this show, Elinor, an observant and curious bunny rabbit, Ari, a funny and imaginative bat, and Olive, a perceptive and warm elephant, follow their natural curiosity and seek out answers using their science inquiry skills. Find an array of resources—including interactive lessons, playlists, viewing guides, and printable activities—to encourage your students to ask questions, make observations, and bask in the wonderment of nature’s amazing answers!

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Rosie's RulesRosie’s Rules
Grades PreK-K, K-2
“Rosie’s Rules” is a new PBS KIDS animated comedy series for preschoolers starring 5-year-old Rosie Fuentes, a Mexican-American girl just beginning to learn about the wow-mazing world. Rosie is bilingual in English and Spanish and loves to celebrate her multicultural identity. Throughout the series, she joyfully introduces viewers to the art, traditions and foods of the Southwest, Midwest and Mexico. “Rosie’s Rules” aims to teach children concrete social studies lessons about how a community works, helping them develop an awareness of themselves as individuals and as part of a broader society.

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Work It Out Wombats!Work It Out Wombats!
Grades PreK-K
“Work It Out Wombats!,” a PBS KIDS animated series for preschoolers and kindergartners, follows the adventures of a playful trio of marsupial siblings—Malik, Zadie, and Zeke—who live with their grandmother in a fantastical treehouse apartment complex. The Treeborhood is home to a diverse and quirky community of neighbors, who just happen to be wombats, snakes, moose, kangaroos, iguanas, fish, tarsiers, and eagles! With an educational focus on computational thinking, “Work It Out Wombats!” introduces children to a creative way of thinking that helps them solve problems and complete tasks in more organized ways, using a toolkit of skills from computer science.

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