The start of a new month means new additions to the PBS Kids Prime Video Channel! PBS just announced episodes of their brand new show, Elinor Wonders Why, will be added to their Prime Video Channel this month. Other shows adding episodes include Odd Squad and Berenstain Bears. But that's not all! Everyone's favorite tiger family is releasing a brand new, 6 episode DVD all about the great outdoors! Daniel Tiger's Neighbored: Explore the Outdoors hits stores 9/22.
This September PBS Kids to Add New Episodes to Prime Video Channel and Release New Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood DVD
This September, PBS Distribution debuts two volumes of “Elinor Wonders Why” on the PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel and On September 22, PBS Distribution is releasing a 6-episode DVD compilation featuring adventures and lessons as Daniel Tiger, with his friends and family, explore the great outdoors.
Elinor Wonders Why Headed to PBS Kids Prime Video Channel
In the new animated science inquiry series for preschoolers, Elinor models the foundational practices of science by asking questions and investigating her surroundings. In discovering answers, Elinor often learns something about nature’s ingenious inventions and how they can connect to ideas in our world.
Also coming to the channel are new volumes of PBS KIDS favorites "Odd Squad” and “The Berenstain Bears.”
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Elinor Wonders Why Volumes 1 & 2
Streaming Date: September 9 & September 25, 2020
This animated series for preschoolers aims to encourage children to follow their curiosity, ask questions when they don't understand, and find answers using science inquiry skills.
The main character, Elinor, an incredibly observant and curious bunny rabbit in Animal Town, introduces kids ages 3-5 to science, nature, and community through adventures with her friends Ari, a funny and imaginative bat, and Olive, a perceptive and friendly elephant.
As kids explore Animal Town, they meet all kinds of interesting, funny, and quirky characters, each with something to teach children about respecting others, the importance of diversity, caring for the environment, and working together to solve problems.
In Volume 1, Elinor and her friends help Ms. Llama figure out how to make her ketchup less goopy. Then, they run into trouble when too many kids join their club in “The Town Picnic/The Amazing Expandable Clubhouse.”
In “The Science of Staying Warm/The Seed of an Idea,” Olive wants to play outside in the snow, but she doesn’t want to put on her winter gear. Elinor and her friends then learn why Velcro is sticky. In Volume 2's episode, "The Lizard Lounge/Feathers," Mrs. Beaver wants to build a new park bench in a perfect spot, but there’s a giant rock in the way. When they try to move it, they run into another problem– lizards keep appearing on the rock.
Then, Elinor’s Dad has trouble sleeping in due to a singing bird outside of his window. Plus, Elinor tries to make her racecar go faster, loses her voice just before it’s time to sing to the class, and much more.
Odd Squad & Berenstain Bears Add Episodes to PBS Kids Prime Video Channel
Odd Squad Volume 14
Streaming Date: September 11, 2020
Join the Mobile Unit as they’re called to Pinehurst, North Carolina to stop a villain who’s stealing various objects in "Odd Squad in the Shadows."
Then, after a villain turns train cars odd, the Mobile Unit must determine the pattern in which the villain is striking in "Overdue!/Trains of Thought." Then, Orla gets kicked off the Squad when a library book she took out 400 years ago is overdue.
The team needs to figure out how to budget their money to get Orla back on the Unit. Plus, the agents investigate an odd tunnel in "The Void/Into the Odd Woods," then they have to act fast when a mysterious masked villain takes over the van’s computer in "Slow Your Roll," and much more.
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Berenstain Bears The Big Election & Other Stories
Streaming Date: September 18, 2020
In the rolling hills of Bear Country, the Berenstain Bears are a fun-loving family who live in a cozy treehouse and whose love, loyalty, and humor allow them to overcome any obstacle that finds its way down their sunny dirt road.
In “New Neighbors/The Big Election,” the family next door moves away and Papa, Mama, and the cubs all hope their new neighbors will be just like their old ones.
Then, when Papa complains to City Hall about all the potholes around town, he decides to run for Mayor himself. When Brother and Sister have to clean their room, they have more things than places to store it all in "Think of Those In Need/Hiccup Care." Then, Papa Bear accepts the job of making a one-of-a-kind chair for the Squire, but a case of hiccups puts his deadline in jeopardy.
In New Daniel Tiger DVD, Daniel Explores Nature
In these exciting episodes, Daniel learns about lizards after spotting one in his backyard, plays in the park with Prince Wednesday, goes on a nature walk, and much more.
Throughout the DVD, young viewers will learn about the best ways to play with friends, how to be understanding and compassionate, the importance of selfless acts, dealing with conflicting emotions, and more.
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Explore the Outdoors
Street Date: September 22, 2020
Discs: 82 min. on 1 disc
It’s a beautiful day in the Neighborhood in this collection of outdoor episodes. In “Daniel Explores Nature,” Daniel and his family are spending the day outside exploring when Daniel spots a beautiful red bird. As they watch the busy bird, they learn how a bird’s nest is built. But, when the nest falls out of the tree, they must figure out how they can help.
Then, Daniel learns that there is so much to explore when you’re outside as he goes on a nature walk in the forest with O the Owl and Uncle X in “Daniel’s Nature Walk.” They see frogs, worms, and even spot a rainbow in the sky.
In “Daniel Plays in a Gentle Way,” Daniel Tiger is playing slowly outside at school, but his friends start to play too fast and rough with him. Daniel and his friends learn that sometimes friends want to play fast, but other times it's important to play slowly and gently.
Along with these episodes, viewers will watch Daniel participate with friends and family in activities like learning about lizards, sharing toys with friends, learning to respect each other’s choices, and much more in “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Explore the Outdoors.”
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