May is an exciting month for kids who love to watch PBS KIDS shows. PBS Distribution is going to release not one, but TWO new DVDs this month; one fifteen-episode compilation featuring multiple PBS KIDS favorite shows and one three-episode collection featuring the Berenstain Bears! On top of that, PBS also announced they are adding new summer and outdoor themed episodes to the PBS KIDS Prime Channel. Read on for episode details and release dates for the two new DVDs.
PBS Distribution Announces a PBS KIDS Fifteen-Episode Compilation and Volume Three of The Berenstain Bears: Tree House Tales on DVD This May
This May, PBS Distribution is releasing the PBS Kids: 15 Pet-tastic Tails DVD with multiple episodes from Author, Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, Molly of Denali, Nature Cat, and many other popular PBS KIDS series. In the fifteen-episode (plus one bonus episode) compilation, kids will learn about responsibility and compassion. In addition, The Berenstain Bears third volume has Brother, Sister, and the whole Bear family continuing on their classic, fun-filled escapades. Every purchase supports public television for all.
Families can watch full episodes of PBS KIDS series for free on their local PBS station, the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and live stream and PBS KIDS digital platforms, including pbskids.org and the PBS KIDS video app.
PBS KIDS: 15 Pet-tastic Tails
From dogs and cats to hamsters and turtles, new friends come in all shapes and sizes. Kids will join their favorite characters as they learn all about responsibility and caring for others.
In Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, Daniel and his classmates release their classroom pet named Ducky after he's grown too big in "Duckling Goes Home" and in Wild Kratts, Chris and Martin unpack from an adventure, only to discover a wolf pup in their bag in "Little Howler".
Plus, "Winter Champions", a special bonus episode of Molly of Denali is also included.
This pet-packed collection also features stories from other beloved PBS KIDS series including Arthur, Let's Go Luna!, Nature Cat, Peg + Cat, Pinkalicious and Peterrific, Super WHY! and Caillou.
PBS KIDS 15 Pet-tastic Tails will be available on DVD May 12, 2020.
Related: 4 Lessons Learned from Daniel Tiger
The Berenstain Bears: Tree House Tales Volume 3
Children will join Papa Bear, Mama Bear, Sister and Brother for fun-filled adventures in Volume 3 of Tree House Tales.
When Sister must write about a bear she admires the most for a school project in "The Giddy Grandma", she quickly leans just how many awards and trophies Grizzly Gran won in her younger years.
Then, in "Car Trip", the cubs are excited about going on a family trip - until they find out the destination isn't Grizzyland, but instead a tour of Bear Country's national parks.
Finally, the cubs are sad when they hear their friends down the street are moving away in "Moving Day". Brother and Sister learn about the positive side of moving - new adventures and new friends!
This jam-packed, lesson-filled DVD collection covers important topics including compromising, helping those in need and much more.
The Berenstain Bears: Tree House Tales Volume 3 will be available on DVD May 19, 2020.
PBS Distribution Announces New Episodes Coming to PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel
This May, PBS Distribution has a packed slate of programs to stream filled with new compilations of classic children's series like Arthur and the Berenstain Bears, as well as new episodes from kids' favorite programs Pinkalicious & Peterrific and Nature Cat. There's also a collection of outdoor themed PBS KIDS episodes, all coming to the PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel.
Families can also watch full episodes of PBS KIDS series for free on their local PBS station, the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and live stream and PBS KIDS digital platforms, including pbskids.org and the PBS KIDS video app.
Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Volume 7
Street Date: May 15th
In Drawing Noses/Pinka on Ice, Pinkville's Great Skate is coming up, but Pinkalicious has trouble learning the final move: Jasmine's Sparkle Spin! Can she learn the move in time for the finale? Then, in Amazing Sled Run/Frost Fairy, it's a snow day for Pinkalicious, Peter, Rafael and Jasmine! With all the snow on the ground, the kids decide to build a pinktastic sled run. Other episodes include Pinkfoot/Floosie the Mossling and A Real Hoot/Amazing Tower of Igloos.
Arthur: Summer Stories
Street Date: May 20th
It's time to celebrate summer! Join Arthur as he takes a family vacation and visits Grandpa Dave's farm in Arthur's Family Vacation/Grandpa Dave's Old Country Farm. Then, in Lost!/The Short, Quicker Summer, Arthur, D.W. and Buster spend a few days at the beach where they discover the simple joy of building sandcastles. Though, eventually summer vacation has to come to an end. Will Arthur be able to do all the fun summer activities before it's time to head back to school? Other episodes include Swept Away/Germophobia, D.W.'s Deer Friend/Buster Hits the Books, and Home Sweet Home/Do You Believe in Magic.
Nature Cat: Backyard Explorer
Street Date: May 20th
Get ready, it's time for Nature Cat's annual Summer Fest, featuring summer fun all day long! In Freezin' in the Summer Season/Total Eclipse of the Sun, Nature Cat wonders if the dark clouds will ruin their wonderful festival of summer. Then, Hai is nervous about the solar eclipse, even though the rest of the pals are excited for it, because the sun will be totally blocked out by the moon! Nature Cat and his pals also celebrate midsummer, join a backyard campout party, and lots more in episodes Garden Impossible/Agents of the Great Outdoors, Magical Mushroom Mystery Tour/A Midsummer Day's Dream and Backyard Bigfoot/Imperfect Produce.
PBS KIDS: Outdoor Adventures
Explore the outdoors with your favorite PBS KIDS characters! In Who Messed Up the Treehouse?/Fact or Fiction? join Jet and his friends from Ready Jet Go! as they work together to clean up their treehouse.
Kids can also watch a fun crossover episode featuring the Kratt brothers and Nature Cat. This PBS KIDS collection includes episodes Moon Circus/Every Day is Earth Day from Ready Jet Go!, The Mystery of Flaming Pink from Wild Kratts, and The Wild Batts/No Bird Left Behind and Wisteria Hysteria/Soil Turmoil from Nature Cat.
Pinkalicious & Peterrific: A Pintastic Summer
Street Date: May 20th
Pinkalicious and Peter are looking forward to a campout in their yard in Indoor Camp-In/The Flutterbugs, but plans change when it rains! That won't stop them though - with a little imagination, indoor camping can be fun too. Then, in The Sand Palace/Zoo Day, there's a sandcastle competition and Pinkalicious can't wait to build a sand palace. Pinkalicious also visits the zoo with her family, starts up a lemonade stand with her brother and much more in Pink Lemonade/Pink Sneakers.
The Berenstain Bears: Fun and Games
Join Brother and Sister for exciting stories filled with fun and games! In Go to the Movies/Car Trip, the Bear Family goes to the movies and spends time together while on a car trip. Then, Brother and his pals work together to build a car for the upcoming go kart race in Hug and Make Up/Big Road Race. Other episodes include Too Small for the Team/The Jump Rope Contest and Visit Fun Park/The Perfect Fishing Spot.
The Berenstain Bears: Summer Vacation
Join the Bear Family for fun-filled summertime adventures. Brother and Sister spend their summer working with farmer Ben and learning all about nature, then building a big red kite with Papa in The Summer Job/The Big Red Kite. In Too Much Vacation/The Trouble with Grown-Ups, the Bears enjoy swimming while on vacation at their beach house and many more fun activities. Other episodes include White Water Adventure/Showdown at Birder's Wood and By the Sea/Cath the Bus.
About PBS KIDS
PBS KIDS the number one educational media brand for kids, offers children ages 2-8 the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, digital media and community-based programs. PBS KIDS and local stations across the country support the entire ecosystem in which children learn, including their teachers, parents and community. Provided by stations, the free PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and live stream is available to more than 95% of U.S. TV households. Kidscreen- and Webby Award-winning pbskids.org provides engaging interactive content, including digital games and streaming video. PBS KIDS offers mobile apps to help support young children’s learning, including the PBS KIDS Video app, which is available on a variety of mobile devices and on platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Chromecast. PBS KIDS also offers parent and teacher resources to support children’s learning anytime and anywhere. For more information on PBS KIDS content and initiatives supporting school readiness and more, visit pbs.org/pressroom, or follow PBS KIDS on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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