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Swing Into Spring

 

The fun starts Monday, April 1st on WTVP-HD 47.1.

Curious George Swings into Spring

PBS KIDS is encouraging families to “Explore the Outdoors” with three weeks of themed programming and online content leading up to the Earth Day premiere of the new one-hour special “Curious George Swings into Spring,” Monday, April 22 at 7 a.m. This special movie event will encore, Friday, April 26 at 7 a.m., and Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28 at 6 a.m.

WILD KRATTS “Rainforest Week” – April 1-5
A wild week features five episodes all about exploring the wonders of the rainforest, including three episode premieres. On Monday, April 1, the week kicks off with the brothers investigating the world of the Spider monkey in “Bugs or Monkey?” On Tuesday, April 2, Chris and Martin go on a wild cat adventure on with “Shadow: The Black Jaguar,” and on Wednesday, April 3 they go in search of an obscure rainforest creature in “Rainforest Stew.”

Wild Kratts

 

Dinosaur Train

DINOSAUR TRAIN “Dancing with Dinosaurs Week” – April 8-12
Encore presentations of some of the most musical episodes of DINOSAUR TRAIN make for a week of dance-tastic adventures. Buddy, Shiny, Tiny and Don explore ponds, gardens, oceans and more in “That's Not a Dinosaur/Tiny's Garden,” “Remember the Alamosaurus/Sunrise, Sunset,” “Elmer Elasmosaurus/Dinosaur Block Party,” “Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day” and “Buddy Explores the Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight.” They sing and dance as they encourage kids to get outside, get into nature and make their own discoveries.

 

THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT! “Fabulous Animal Families Week” – April 15-19
The Cat, Nick and Sally are introduced to a variety of animal families this week, including spiders, koalas, crocodiles, lemmings, gorillas, manatees and meerkats. Travel to Ozzie-Wozz Outback and meet the fastest creature in the world when “Babies/Fast” premieres on Monday, April 15. The new episodes continue with “Little Lemmings/Keep the Beat” on Tuesday, April 16 and “Gorillas in the Mist/Tale of the Dragon” on Wednesday, April 17.

Dinosaur Train

 

 

 

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For further information contact Linda Miller, WTVP Vice President of Programming, at (309) 495-0591 or linda.miller@wtvp.org

 


 

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