On October 31, New Episodes from MARTHA SPEAKS, SUPER WHY, WORDWORLD and CYBERCHASE Help Kids Learn Some Things Aren't As Scary As They Think
To Prepare for the Long Holiday Season Ahead, SID THE SCIENCE KID Discovers Tricks to Stay Healthy and Enjoy Treats in Moderation
ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS GO! invite kids on a Halloween adventure exploring fears on Halloween day and preparing for the holiday season ahead with healthy findings from SID THE SCIENCE KID. On October 31, kids can join their favorite character role models including Martha from the new literacy-based series MARTHA SPEAKS as well as friends from SUPER WHY, WORDWORLD, CYBERCHASE, ARTHUR and MAYA & MIGUEL as they embark on adventures that help them discover that some of the things they think are scary aren't really so scary after all.
In addition, to help guide families through their eating and activity choices and behaviors during the holiday season, from October 20 through October 24, SID THE SCIENCE KID helps kids discover what can happen when you eat too many sweets or don't brush your teeth as well as the importance of washing hands and staying active. Parents can follow along with corresponding activities on pbskids.org and PBS Parents (pbsparents.org) to help their families make smart healthy choices during Halloween and year-round.
"Halloween is a time of excitement and sometimes anxiety for young children - often fueled by sugar and for many, fears," said Lesli Rotenberg, SVP Children's Media, PBS. "Our characters are great role models to guide children as they explore their fears and help them make healthy choices."
Early elementary school kids can extend the fun at pbskidsgo.org/video,
where they can watch streaming video of Halloween-themed episodes and clips
from ARTHUR, CYBERCHASE, MARTHA SPEAKS, FETCH! WITH RUFF RUFFMAN, MAYA &
MIGUEL, ANIMALIA, DESIGN SQUAD and more. Preschoolers and their parent
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