The weather has turned nice around here and we have been having a lot of fun playing outside. I’ve cleaned nearly the whole yard (with more to go). We are preparing to get the garden together to plant some vegetables, too. It is a perfect time to get outside. PBS Kids also thinks it is a great time to explore the outdoors and they are kicking off four weeks of special episodes of their shows leading up to Earth Day.
PBS Kids is also working with The National Recreation and Park Association. A new site has been created to help kids and parents get inspired to explore the outdoors. The site is PBS KIDS: Explore the Outdoors. You can learn more about the site, events and programming in the press release below. Continue reading Explore the Outdoors with PBS Kids
I’m very excited to announce a great special from PBS KIDS because I’ve just started on as a PBS KIDS VIP, a group of parent bloggers who will be ambassadors to PBS through their blogs and other social media outlets. I’ll be attending the PBS annual meeting, talking about the PBS shows, apps and other special programs as well. The first is the celebration of Dr. Seuss’ 108th birthday.
To celebrate Dr. Seuss’ 108th birthday on March 2, 2012 PBS KIDS is having a two-hour marathon of their popular new series The Cat in The Hat Knows A Lot About That! including two brand new episodes. I’ve watched a few of these episodes and what I’ve noticed is that the episodes focus on learning about traits of animals. It is a science-focused show where many questions are asked and then the two kids and the Cat in The Hat go and learn the answers to their questions. Continue reading Dr. Seuss, 108 Years Young