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PBS KIDS Halloween Episodes Plus Pumpkin Activities @pbskids #PBSKIDS

10/17/17
Some of your favorite PBS KIDS characters are celebrating Halloween with spooky new episodes, games and activities.  These will also be available on PBS KIDS digital platforms, with a variety of Halloween-themed games on the PBS KIDS Games app and pbskids.org.

PBS KIDS is also offering PreK-12 teachers an easy way to integrate Halloween themes into their instruction with a range of curriculum-aligned videos, lesson plans and games that can be used to enhance homework assignments and kick-start classroom discussions. These free resources are available to teachers nationwide on pbslearningmedia.org.



Episode Line-Up:


ARTHUR AND THE HAUNTED TREE HOUSE

Premieres and streams October 23; re-airs October 25 and October 27-31



Halloween episode, PBS KIDS

This Halloween is sure to be the spookiest ever for Arthur and his friends. While trick-or-treating,

Francine meets an old woman with a very mysterious past, while Binky finds himself at Mr. Ratburn’s amazing haunted house (that’s scarier than math class!). Muffy and Bailey decide to cut through a dark, rainy cemetery. And as for Arthur, Buster and Ladonna? Their tree house sleepover seems to be haunted…but by what?

ODD SQUAD
Premieres and streams October 16

Odd Squad 2

“Haunt Squad/Safe House in the Woods”In “Haunt Squad,” Odd Squad is haunted by a ghost. In “Safe House in the Woods,” Owen and new recruit Ozlyn wait out a storm while transporting a dangerous creature.


SPLASH AND BUBBLES
Premieres October 16 and streams October 20

Splash and Bubbles
“Yuck or Treat/The Thing From Above the Reef” – In “Yuck or Treat,” after visiting a spooky cave, Splash and his friends visit the spookiest place they know, the cave of the old hagfish, who lives deep in the abyss. Then, in “The Thing From Above the Reef,” Dunk gets spooked by a creature in his home and thinks it’s a monster, only to discover a Baby Sea Urchin who is hiding from a giant “Thing” that circles in the waters above the reef – Mayor Sting!

CYBERCHASE
Premieres on the 24/7 channel and streams October 23 and airs on October 28, 29

A new Halloween episode marks the premiere of CYBERCHASE Season 11!

“Watts of Halloween Trouble” It's Halloween Haunt-O-Rama on R-Fair City, and Hacker has a wicked treat up his sleeve: to keep the kids out of Cyberspace forever by crashing Motherboard’s portal system. But when Buzz and Delete make a mistake, the portal system crashes too late, and the kids and Digit are trapped on R-Fair City! Now, the kids must find enough energy to power Digit’s portal rebooter and keep the amusement park going. But with the celebration in full swing, can they find big and small ways to save enough energy? And can they get back to Earth again?

Returning Favorites

CURIOUS GEORGE: A HALLOWEEN BOO FEST
Airs October 23, 25, 27 and 31
THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT HALLOWEEN!
Airs and streams October 24, 26 and 30-31
 
Halloween-themed episodes from PBS KIDS favorites will also be streaming all month long on PBS KIDS digital platforms.
 

PBS KIDS Family Night Schedule
These specials will air on the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and live stream in October.
 
ODD SQUAD: AGAINST THE ODDS
Airs/streams October 6, 7 and 8
 
THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT HALLOWEEN
Airs/streams October 20, 21 and 22
 
ARTHUR AND THE HAUNTED TREEHOUSE
Airs/streams October 27, 28 and 29



ALL ABOUT PUMPKINS

What would Halloween be without pumpkins? I'm sure you all are in the process of visiting pumpkin patches so you can decorate your pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns for Halloween.

Check out these no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas from Grow with Samantha's YouTube channel:



Have you ever wanted to roast your own pumpkin seeds?  Grow with Samantha shares her special recipe:

Have little ones at home?  Check out these pumpkin crafts and activities for preschool.

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