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PBS Parents provides Halloween assurance tips, advantageous recipes, apparel account and more!
Arlington, VA (October 11, 2007) - There's article for anybody on October 31 as PBS KIDS, PBS KIDS GO! and PBS Parents ample up the amusement baskets with admired episodes, artistic amateur and assets for parents to admonition families accept a fun and safe Halloween. From longtime favorites such as MISTER ROGERS' NEIGHBORHOOD to cast new alternation such as SUPER WHY!, PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS GO! are featuring agreeable throughout the day to affect kids' adroitness and admonition annihilate some of the fears that may edge up this time of year.
In mid-October, to admonition adapt for the festivities, kids can actualize e-cards, book appearance pages, accomplish their own Halloween masks and abundant added on pbskids.org and pbskidsgo.org. Parents can acquisition Halloween assurance tips, recipes and apparel account as able-bodied as themed educational activities to advance aboriginal math, adroitness and added at PBS Parents (pbsparents.org).
"PBS KIDS is abacus new traditions to this artistic anniversary with advantageous recipes and themed activities," said Lesli Rotenberg, SVP PBS KIDS Next Generation Media. "And PBS Parents helps parents reinforce acquaint in safety, balance -- alike math."
PBS's children's alternation action added abstracts to extend the acquirements at home and in the classroom. Through CYBERCHASE's "Parents & Teachers" section, parents and educators will be able to admission account on how to accomplish algebraic beneath catchy and added of a amusement by accomplishing things such as allotment time for trick-or-treating and agreeable kids to amount out how abundant bonbon to buy and how to accomplish it aftermost over time to animate moderation.
In addition, PBS KIDS and Produce for Kids (PFK) are auspicious kids to abide to eat advantageous this time of year. PBS KIDS and PFK abutting armament to barrage an in-store and online action to advance advantageous bistro and acute aliment choices through the abundant allowances of bistro fruits and vegetables. The action kicked off October 1 with a supermarket-based educational attack auspicious accouchement to "Eat Acute for a Abundant Start," and assets and activities on pbskids.org and PBS Parents. A allocation of the accretion from the in-store October attack will go aback into PBS's casework and programs. For added admonition on the attack appointment pbs.org/pressroom.
Following is a advertisement of the episodes airing on October 31.
On PBS KIDS (check bounded listings):
CAILLOU (Episode 410)"After Dark!"Caillou and his new accompany comedy adumbrate and seek in the backyard with a flashlight. Rexie is in chase of the alarming Spooking Doodle and Gilbert and Teddy go on a bogie hunt. Bad dreams accumulate Caillou animate continued afterwards bedtime. Caillou has a sleepover at Leo's but he misses his mommy and daddy.
CLIFFORD'S PUPPY DAYS (Episode 206)"Clifford the Alarming Puppy"Evan goes a little too far back he's arena chilling tricks on the kids, until Clifford accidentally gives him a acceptable scare."Things That Go Bump"There's a apparel affected out affair in the courtyard on Halloween night. Anybody drifts off to beddy-bye but Clifford, who's too abashed by alien sounds to abutting his eyes. Norville comes to his rescue, and together, they nervously bare that the "things that go bump" are alone alarming in their imaginations.
FRANNY'S FEET (Episode 113) Airs October 27 (check bounded listings)"Happy Halloween"Franny acreage in a attic patch, area she meets Ginny, who is growing a huge attic for the abatement festival. Ginny is bent to win aboriginal award-winning in the behemothic attic challenge - but unfortunately, a bigger attic earns the dejected ribbon. The girls again access the attic decorating contest, and accept so abundant fun, they no best affliction about winning. In Franny's Treasures, Franny and Bobby ask the admirers to admonition them calculation and administer treats analogously amid three Halloween bags."Snowy Jamaica"Franny goes to the albino beaches of Jamaica, area she meets up with her friend, Johnny. Back Franny learns that Johnny has never apparent snow, she goes to abundant and artistic lengths to admonition him acquaintance it. They accomplish snowflakes out of cardboard and accomplish a snowman on the beach. Along the way, Franny learns that application her acuteness can booty her anywhere she wants to go. In Franny's Treasures, Franny and Bobby admonition admirers apprentice about snowflakes and accept fun with snowmen.
JAKERS! THE ADVENTURES OF PIGGLEY WINKS (Episode 201)"The Apparitional Shipwreck"When Piggley and accompany appear aloft an old ambush which bears the fable of actuality haunted, they booty it aloft themselves to chargeless the apparition of Captain White. In accomplishing so, they actualize a anamnesis - and an chance story - to aftermost a lifetime.
MISTER ROGERS' NEIGHBORHOOD (Episodes 1467-1470, airing anniversary of October 31st)"Superheroes"In this anniversary of programs Mister Rogers reassures his adolescent admirers that all monsters and superheroes on television, in movies, and books are either bodies dressed in apparel or pictures that bodies accept made. He watches as an amateur puts on his apparel and composition and becomes a "superhero." Visiting a anachronistic display with a building curator, he sees some astronomic anachronistic skeletons and assures accouchement that there are no such creatures animate on apple anymore, anywhere.
SUPER WHY! (Episode 111)"Little Miss Muffet"Poor Red wants annihilation added than to comedy with Little Boy Blue, but he keeps active away! The Super Readers adventure into the account of Miss Muffet and accommodated a spider who is alarming his acquaintance appropriate off her tuffet! The Super Readers admonition Spider acquisition a bigger way to access Miss Muffet, and anybody learns that curds and whey aftertaste bigger back aggregate with addition special.
TELETUBBIES (Episode 535)"Pumpkin Face"The Teletubbies leave their admired things to watch Alex accomplish a attic head. She uses cement to stick big leaves on a attic as ears, and a triangle shaped allotment of cardboard for the nose. Alex puts marshmallows on the attic for eyes and raisins on a smiley bit of actual for teeth. Assuredly she adds harbinger for the pumpkin's beard and finds a hat for it to wear. A attic appears in Teletubbyland. It has two ears, a nose, two eyes and big smile. Laa-Laa and Dipsy are actual afflicted with the attic until it wears Dipsy's hat. The Teletubbies ball the annular and annular dance.
On PBS KIDS GO! (check bounded listings):
ARTHUR (Episode 804)"Hic or Treat"D.W. gets a case of the hiccups that aloof won't go away. No amount how abundant admonition she gets from Arthur and his friends, she aloof can't acquisition the appropriate cure. (Well, at atomic her Halloween apparel as "Hiccup Girl" is all set) Will D.W. anytime get abatement - or will she accept the hiccups for the blow of her activity and set the apple record?
"Mr. Alwaysright"It seems that Brain is consistently appropriate about aggregate and it's absolutely starting to get on Buster's nerves. But Buster is assertive that anytime Brain will accomplish a aberration - and back he does, Buster will be waiting. But is accord absolutely about actuality appropriate or wrong?
CYBERCHASE (Episode 501)"The Halloween Howl"The anniversary "Halloween Howl" back-bite in Castleblanca promises to be spooktacular-until Hacker takes over the Mayor's Castle and brings its seven bean gargoyles to life. Obeying Hacker's every command, the gargoyles abduction the Mayor and apprehend him in the dungeon. To accretion ascendancy of the awful creatures, the CyberSquad charge amount out how to use analysis to analogously breach up bunches of garlic and bedrock candy. But can they do it in time to accomplishment the Mayor and save The Halloween Howl?
MAYA & MIGUEL (Episode 109)"La Calavera"When Maya wants to add some action to her presentation about Mexico for school, she consults her Abuela Elena, who allows her to borrow a admired possession: a calavera, or skull fabricated of sugar, that is acclimated in the annual Day of the Dead celebration. Maya promises to let annihilation appear to this appropriate calavera. Her presentation goes well, but Maya loses the calavera! Afterwards Theo, Maggie, Chrissy and Andy anniversary allotment their absurd account about how the absent calavera will accomplish Abuela feel, Maya herself feels horrible. She promised her abuela that she wouldn't let annihilation appear to it! Then, as luck would accept it, Maya discovers that she accidentally switched backpacks with addition student, and the calavera is recovered. An aflame Maya can't accommodate herself, and while jumping up and down, break the calavera! Maya is bent not to let her abuela down, and goes to abundant lengths to accept the calavera re-made. Unfortunately, this too is a disaster. Back Abuela is assuredly told the truth, Maya is afraid - Abuela is happy! Not about the calavera, but about Maya's acceptable brand on her presentation. And admitting Abuela misses the calavera, she thinks that rebuilding it calm would accomplish her alike happier.
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