Sony Digital Rapids Pixel Power calrec Sony

PBS KIDS Kicks Off a Summer of Learning

15/05/2019

READY JET GO!: ONE SMALL STEP

Wind Dancer Films

PBS KIDS and member stations across the country dive into summer with new programming, digital resources, community activities and more for the whole family

Arlington, VA, May 15, 2019 - To help bridge the summer learning gap and encourage curiosity and exploration throughout the summer months, PBS KIDS invites kids, parents and educators to have fun while they learn with new programming, resources and events for the whole family. With a new special from READY JET GO!, the highly anticipated premiere of PBS KIDS' newest animated series MOLLY OF DENALI, and the unveiling of an updated PBS KIDS for Parents website filled with hands-on family activities, there are fun summer learning opportunities for everyone. READY JET GO!: ONE SMALL STEP and MOLLY OF DENALI will premiere on PBS stations (check local listings) and the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel, and will stream on pbskids.org and the free PBS KIDS Video App.

Across the country, local PBS member stations will host READY JET GO! and MOLLY OF DENALI events to connect children to the series through hands-on learning activities.

Research demonstrates the importance of supporting kids' learning throughout the summer months, said Lesli Rotenberg, Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, Children's Media and Education, PBS. That's why every year, PBS KIDS and member stations nationwide offer families resources that bridge the summer learning gap through curiosity-driven learning. This summer, we're thrilled to offer a full slate of educational and engaging content and activities that encourage kids and parents to play and learn together.

To help parents and caregivers build upon the educational opportunities presented in these series and more, PBS KIDS is unveiling the new PBS KIDS for Parents site, making thousands of free resources available to the adults in children's lives. The site includes articles, tips, activities and materials connected to fans' favorite shows, and relevant topics organized by program curriculum and target ages. All summer long, the site will invite families to Camp PBS KIDS, where kids and parents can explore topics like space, reading, weather, cooking with math, world cultures, outdoor fun and more together.

PBS KIDS Summer Learning Program Details

Check local listings. Images and additional programming information are available on PBS PressRoom.

READY JET GO!: ONE SMALL STEP

Premieres and streams June 17

Jet and the gang have a fun night planned with a sleepover in Jet's backyard, mini-golf, and star-gazing-after all, it's the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! When Jet reveals that he's built a brand new super saucer that can take all the kids (and Sunspot) to the Moon, they HAVE to test it out. After a rough landing, the kids realize that a part of the saucer is broken. With Celery and Carrot's permission, they decide to have their sleepover on the Moon, but after falling asleep they notice Jet and Sunspot have disappeared! Sydney stays behind to work on the saucer while Sean and Mindy venture out to find their friends.

In addition to the new special, a new app, READY JET GO! Space Scouts, will also launch in June. Space Scouts includes 5 games, each fostering kids' science and engineering skills through building of rovers and astronaut bases; designing and planning missions, and growing gardens across the solar system.

MOLLY OF DENALI

Premieres and streams July 15

Produced by WGBH Boston, the newest PBS KIDS series, MOLLY OF DENALI, will premiere July 15 as the first nationally distributed children's series in the U.S. to feature a Native American lead character. MOLLY OF DENALI follows 10-year-old Molly Mabary, her dog Suki and her friends Tooey and Trini on their daily adventures, from fishing and building snow forts, to delivering a camera to friends on a volcano via dog sled. Designed to help kids ages 4-8 develop knowledge and skills for interacting with informational texts, the series uses books, field guides, historical archives, maps, charts, posters and more to enhance each of Molly's adventures. The Molly of Denali website and digital games will also launch in July, followed by the Molly of Denali mobile app in August, through which kids will use informational text to fish for salmon, create beaded designs and care for sled dogs. A podcast prequel to the series from WGBH, in partnership with PRX and Gen-Z Media, will also be available on mollyofdenalipodcast.org and on your favorite podcast app starting May 30.

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.

About Wind Dancer

In addition to READY JET GO!, Wind Dancer Films is the creator and producer of such family television series Home
LINK: http://www.pbs.org/about/blogs/news/pbs-kids-kicks-off-a-summer-of-lea...
See more stories from pbs

Most recent headlines

21/07/2019

CBS CORPORATION STATEMENT ON AT&T DROPPING CBS FROM ITS CUSTOMERS' DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW AND AT&T U-VERSE TV LINEUPS

Jul 20 2019 http://bit.ly/2JGFQZT Effective 2:00 AM, ET today, AT&T has dropp...

20/07/2019

AMG International invests in 150 Claypaky Sharpy Plus units

AMG International invests in 150 Claypaky Sharpy Plus units posted: 20/07/2019 AMG International has recently purchased 150 Sharpy Plus units, Claypakys b...

20/07/2019

TSL Production first to invest in Elation's new Smarty MAX

TSL Production first to invest in Elation's new Smarty MAX posted: 20/07/2019 TSL Production of Germany, a full-service event agency that stocks the ...

20/07/2019

AT&T Takes Its Side of CBS Carriage Issues to Hill

Perhaps trying to head off some letters from the Hill, AT&T is doing some proactive Hill lobbying on the issue of a potential blackout of CBS stations on its Di...

20/07/2019

CBS Blacked Out As Talks With AT&T Fail

CBS stations were blacked out to subscribers to AT&T's pay TV services as the two companies failed to reach an agreement by the deadline of 2 a.m. ET Saturd...

20/07/2019

Pulling off The Great Bear Rescue

Community Jul 19, 2019 GoPro is stoked to support International Animal Rescue in an effort to bring awareness to the plight of the many animals held in cap...

20/07/2019

The New Phantom Miro C320J and C320 offer HD High-Speed Imaging for Automotive Crash Testing

Vision Research, leading manufacturer of Phantom High-Speed cameras, introduces ...

20/07/2019

Expedition with Steve Backshall becomes UKTV's first CarbonNeutral production

19 July 2019 UKTV Original, Expedition with Steve Backshall, has become UKTVs fi...

20/07/2019

Interviews with Industry Leaders: Amir Peled, Swisscom

The Pay-TV Innovation Forum is a global research programme for senior pay-TV and content executives, developed by NAGRA and MTM, designed to catalyse growth and...

20/07/2019

Five New Original Series We Can't Wait To Share With Fans

Mumbai, July 16, 2019 - Netflix today announced five new original series across a variety of genres including Young Adult, drama, thriller, horror and comedy. W...

20/07/2019

NETFLIX SERVES UP BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER FEATURING DAVID CHANG LAUNCHING FALL OF 2019

We kindly ask that you link to netflix.com/breakfastlunchdinner in your coverage...

19/07/2019

ICG helps refresh brand narrative for VGC

Posted on 18 Jul 2019 ICG has supported VGC on its journey to update and refresh its brand narrative. VGC provides people and delivers projects to leading inf...

19/07/2019

Telecoms and pay-TV complaints from July to September 2017

Telecoms and pay-TV complaints from July to September 2017 Add to Your Pages 18 July 2019 Ofcom has today published data on the volume of consumer com...

19/07/2019

2019 Camp Kuleshov Competition Issues Call for Entries

2019 Camp Kuleshov Competition Issues Call for Entries New York, NY July 17, 2019 Camp Kuleshov, AICP's annual trailer competition for assis-tants, has...

19/07/2019

Fastflow Group is headline sponsor for the 2019 tve Film Awards

For the fifth year running, leading utilities and property services company, Fastflow Group is the main sponsor of the tve Global Sustainability Film Awards. No...

19/07/2019

The Invisible Discipline Is a Thoroughly Modern Circus

The circus is coming to town, but chances are it won't sound quite like you imagine. As the circus artists juggle, tumble, and hula-hoop across the stage in...

19/07/2019

Net Insight Interim Report January - June 2019

NEP Connect selects Net Insight for extension of Football stadium media network Stockholm, Sweden - NEP Connect has selected Net Insight's media transport ...

19/07/2019

SMPTE Accepting Technical Manuscripts for Publication Consideration in SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal

SMPTE Accepting Technical Manuscripts for Publication Consideration in SMPTE Mot...

19/07/2019

Behind the Mic: ESPN Commentary Packs a Punch for 150th College Football Season; Ryan Leaf Joins ESPN Ranks

Behind the Mic: ESPN Commentary Packs a Punch for 150th College Football Season;...

19/07/2019

ARCTEK Satellite Productions Continues Reliable Transmission Across the Board

ARCTEK Satellite Productions Continues Reliable Transmission Across the Board The provider is currently entrenched in the 2019 MotoAmerica season By Kristian H...

19/07/2019

Live From The Open Championship: World First as Sky Sports Debuts Volumetric Capture Innovation

Live from The Open: World first as Sky Sports debuts volumetric capture innovati...

19/07/2019

Immersive Innovations Help France Tlvisions Tell the Story of Each Stage of the Tour de France

Tour de France: Immersive innovations help France T l visions tell the story of ...

19/07/2019

NBC Sports' Tour de France Coverage Adds Augmented Reality, Live On-Bike POV Cameras

NBC Sports' Tour de France Coverage Adds Augmented Reality, Live On-Bike POV...

19/07/2019

Live From The Open Championship: CTV OB Tackles New Course, IP

Live From The Open Championship: CTV OB Tackles New Course, IP By Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director Friday, July 19, 2019 - 1:05 pm Print This Story St...

19/07/2019

Diverse group s competitive advantage in Journalism Now Team Challenge

A new Thomson Foundation competition, the Journalism Now Team Challenge, has been won by a team of four reporters spread across four countries: Jordan, Libya, M...

19/07/2019

Together: The first six months

Together: The first six months...

19/07/2019

What is Digital Diagnostic Monitoring (DDM)?

What is DDM in Transceivers? DDM stands for Digital Diagnostic Monitoring according to the industry standard MSA (Multi-Source Agreement). DDM is also commonly...

19/07/2019

ERA, SINAR dan ZAYAN perkenal segmen dan personaliti baharu

ERA, SINAR dan ZAYAN perkenal segmen dan personaliti baharu Date Released:18 Jul 2019 Share Tweet Jenama radio ERA memperkukuhkan kedudukan dengan kewuju...

19/07/2019

Full stream ahead for BritBox in UK as ITV and BBC sign agreement

Published: Thu 18 Jul 2019 Full stream ahead for BritBox in UK as ITV and BBC sign agreement ITV and the BBC have now signed an agreement to launch BritBox in...

19/07/2019

Friday Tip Create Virtual Mics with EQ

I sometimes record acoustic rhythm guitars with one mic for two main reasons: no issues with phase cancellations among multiple mics, and faster setup time. Bes...

19/07/2019

Ikinema Brings Digital Humans to Life at SIGGRAPH

FARNHAM, UK - Ikinema's real-time production technology, LiveAction, will once again bring digital humans to life for the Real-Time, Single Camera, Digital ...

19/07/2019

Real-time Ray Tracing Brings Apollo 11 Landing into Focus

One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind....

19/07/2019

As Blackout Looms, AT&T Says CBS Refused Offer

With a deadline looming at 2 a.m. Saturday morning, AT&T said it made an offer to pay CBS as much as it's paying any broadcaster to carry its signal, but it...

19/07/2019

AT&T: Locast Is Option If There Is CBS Blackout

AT&T was talking tough Friday as a retrans blackout with CBS loomed, including steering subs to the Locast over-the-top TV station streaming service as one opti...

19/07/2019

Megahertz to Showcase One-of-a-Kind, All-IP OB Truck at IBC2019

Megahertz to Showcase One-of-a-Kind, All-IP OB Truck at IBC2019 posted: 19/07/2019 Built and delivered by Megahertz, Spiritland's new 18-tonne luxury ...

19/07/2019

TMZ upgrades video production intercoms with RTS ROAMEO wireless

TMZ upgrades video production intercoms with RTS ROAMEO wireless posted: 19/07/2019 Fueled by breaking stories and celebrity news, TMZ has been a huge med...

19/07/2019

Power, control and backup DiGiCo and Autograph a perfect

Equipped throughout with d&b audiotechnik loudspeakers in a bespoke configuration, the new design provides seamless coverage of every single seat for the first ...

19/07/2019

Four Winners Selected For $10,000 Grant

Baseball, Softball Facilities Chosen as Winners of Durham Bulls Ballpark Project Four organizations have been chosen as the winners of the Durham Bulls Ballpar...

19/07/2019

Smarty Hybrid contre-jour on Amon Amarth

Smarty Hybrid contre-jour on Amon Amarth posted: 19/07/2019 Swedish melodic death metal band Amon Amarth was one of three bands that opened up for Slayer...

19/07/2019

L-Acoustics Helps Restore the Legacy of the Roxian Theatre

L-Acoustics Helps Restore the Legacy of the Roxian Theatre posted: 19/07/2019 The newly reopened Roxian Theatre in all its splendor following an extensive...

19/07/2019

Glastonbury debut for Funktion-One's Vero at The Glade

Glastonbury debut for Funktion-One's Vero at The Glade posted: 19/07/2019 Funktion-One teamed up with long-term partner Audio Plus to give Vero its fi...

19/07/2019

Radio Systems To Distribute Lawo Radio Products In USA

Radio Systems To Distribute Lawo Radio Products In USA posted: 19/07/2019 Lawo is pleased to announce the appointment of Radio Systems, Inc. as a distribu...

19/07/2019

One Third Hangzhou Gets Sweet with Robe

One Third Hangzhou Gets Sweet with Robe posted: 19/07/2019 Hangzhou is the capital of the Zhejiang province on China's eastern seaboard, and considere...

19/07/2019

Broadcast Academy launches beginner level course at EVS' HQ in Belgium

Broadcast Academy launches beginner level course at EVS HQ in Belgium posted: 19/07/2019 The Broadcast Academy, the training and legacy unit of host broad...

19/07/2019

Season 23 of South Park' on Comedy Central Sept. 25

Season 23 of animated hit South Park premieres on Comedy Central Sept. 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The show launched in 1997. Trey Parker and Matt Stone created South ...

19/07/2019

ITV, BBC sign Britbox agreement

SVoD will launch in fourth quarter of 2019 Jenny Priestley 5 hours ago SVoD will launch in fourth quarter of 2019 target=_blank title=Share on LinkedIn...

19/07/2019

NextUp announces new financing round

NextUp streams over 130 stand-up comedy specials Dan Meier 4 hours ago NextUp streams over 130 stand-up comedy specials target=_blank title=Share on Li...

19/07/2019

Virgin Media extends Sky deal

Makes Sky Cinema available through Virgin TV Go app Dan Meier 4 hours ago Makes Sky Cinema available through Virgin TV Go app target=_blank title=Share...

19/07/2019

Vodafone, Liberty Global merger approved by European Commission

Conditional on Vodafones compliance with commitments Dan Meier 4 hours ago Conditional on Vodafone's compliance with commitments target=_blank ti...