Enjoy WNED PBS KIDS Family Night With Your Children!

Pop the popcorn, gather the juice boxes and make a date for Family Night with your children. It’s easy with a little help from WNED PBS KIDS.

Each Friday, the WNED PBS KIDS Channel brings you special programming for your family. Between 7 pm and 9 pm, you can see some of your favorites from PBS KIDS including movie specials and themed programming. The Family Night specials will repeat again on Saturday and Sunday nights.

You can find all the fun on WNED PBS KIDS Channel 17.3 over the air or on Channel 1276 on Spectrum, Channel 18 on Verizon FiOS and Channel 221 on Comcast Cable. Remember, that you can watch WNED PBS KIDS on your computer, tablet or phone too!

Splash and Bubbles
Odd Squad
Cat in the Hat
Sesame Street
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Wild Kratts

WNED PBS KIDS Family Night Schedule

Air Dates Subject to Change




Peg + Cat Mystery Hour - May 25 - 27, 2018

Peg and Cat invite you to join them for an hour of four all-new, back-to-back math mysteries on this week's Family Movie Night! Peg and Cat are guarding works of art in the museum at night. A shape thief strikes while they are in the rhombus room. Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these activities:

Cat and I are soooooo excited! Why? Because there’s going to be a really cool puppet show! Starring who? Me and Cat! Where? Right in your home! When? As soon as you follow these simple directions for making your very own Peg and Cat puppets! Then the PEG + CAT Puppet Show can begin!

So one day Cat and I were making all these drawings of us. We stapled them together to make a book. And we flipped the pages. And it looked like we were moving! Like in a cartoon! Weird, right?.. Anyway, you can make a cartoon with your own drawings too! Follow these simple steps, and you’ll be flipping out for your own animated flipbook in no time!

What's for dinner? Before you settle in for Family Movie Night try this recipe for Peg's Perfect Pizza which invites parents and children to make special pizzas in different shapes and cut them into smaller delicious shapes!

We know, you’re freaking out because tonight’s the PEG + CAT Mystery Hour on the WNED PBS KIDS Family Night! Never fear, you can build the skills you need when you play Super Peg at pbskids.org. (Trust us, it’s super-fun).

Enjoying your weekend? Take some math outside with a sidewalk chalk game from PBS Parents.

Planning some food for the big night? How about some tangram puzzle sandwiches? Maybe a rhombus shaped sandwich? Are you up for the challenge?

When PEG + CAT finish solving really big problems they love to celebrate with a tasty fruit snack like this Pirate’s “Great Banana” fruit salad. It’s realy good!

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Odd Squad | World Turned Odd - June 1 - 3, 2018

Agents Oona, Olympia, and Otis accidentally change the past and undo every odd case Odd Squad ever solved. The agents embark on a mission across time to set things right, using a variety of math skills and teamwork. Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these activities:

The Odd Squad agents are going to need a lot of help if they're going to save the world. You can brush up on your skills by working on a few cases.

If you're an Odd Squad agent, there’s one thing you need (other than a solid knowledge of math) - you need your own badge. Download one here, add your agent number, and customize it to reflect your agent personality.

Get ready for the big event by making something sweet, slushies!... And, you can practice some math while you're at it. You never know when you'll need it!

Get ready for your missions when you build your skills playing Sector 21. Can you find all the hidden creatures?

Come up with your own ODD popcorn seasoning (that you like) !

Planning some food for the big night? How about some tangram puzzle sandwiches?

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Wild Kratts: Back in Creature Time

Wild Kratts | Wild Kratts Back in Creature Time - June 8 - 10, 2018

In the special, Aviva unveils her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Now the Kratts crew can jump back in time and finally meet extinct creatures like the Dodo bird and the mysterious Tasmanian Tiger. Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

Part 1
The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they’ll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it’s finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet – the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct Dodo Bird of Mauritius. But once there, they run into Gourmand’s ancestor, who decides Dodos are definitely on the menu! It’s Wild Kratts to the rescue!

Part 2
After their encounter with the Dodo Bird, the Wild Kratts decide to try out Aviva’s Time Trampoline again – this time to visit with the extinct Tasmanian Tiger. But their trip doesn’t go as smoothly as they hoped. Not only do they run into the ancestors of Donita and Dabio – who are trying to get rid of all the Tasmanian tigers – but the Wild Kratts have to defeat Zach, who is hatching a plan to keep them trapped in the past forever!


To continue the fun try these activities:

Watchshort video previews of the special to learn about endangered animals at PBS LearningMedia

Check out "Save Our Species Endangered Species Coloring Book" to learn about endangered animals in different regions of North America. Read online or print (PDF).



So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Wild Kratts Marathon

Wild Kratts Marathon - June 15 - 17, 2018

A series of back-to-back episodes from the popular series.
  • 6pm: Panda Powerup
  • 6:30pm Aardvark Town
  • 7:00pm City Hoppers
  • 7:30pm Blue Heron
  • 8:00pm Choose Your Swordfish
  • 8:30pm Komodo Dragon
  • 9:00pm Polar Bears Don't Dance
  • 9:30pm Bugs or Monkeys

To continue the fun try these activities:

WATCH:Checkout More Wild Kratts Episodes and Video Clips:

PLAY:Play Games at the Wild Kratts Official Website:

Printable Activities (PDF) :

Watchshort video previews of the special to learn about endangered animals at PBS LearningMedia

Check out "Save Our Species Endangered Species Coloring Book" to learn about endangered animals in different regions of North America. Read online or print (PDF).



So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


DanielTiger's Neighborhood : Tiger Family Trip

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood | Tiger Family Trip - June 22 - 24, 2018

The Tiger family heads out on a road trip to Grandpere’s! At first, Daniel doesn’t know what to expect on the ride, but with a helpful map from Mom Tiger, Daniel learns that there are so many exciting things to do and see when you’re on a trip with your family. Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these activities:

Play the Drive Trolley Gameat PBS KIDS.

Daniel Tiger'sMake Your Own Pizza Recipe: Make some pizza together as a family to enjoy during the movie.

PBS KIDS: Going on a Trip: After watching the special, use these fun suggestions to plan your own trip whether it is far away or just across town to visit family and friends.

Learn more with Daniel Tiger on PBS LearningMedia in the Daniel Tiger Collection.

One of the things we like best about DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD is all of Daniel’s wonderful friends and family members. Check out thesefree online Daniel books to read together.

Have you checked out the DANIEL TIGER for Parents App yet? It’s completely FREE and features video and songs from DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD you can share with your kids to help them build important social emotional skills.

After a busy day, help Daniel get ready to go to bedwith the Goodnight Daniel Game at pbskids.org

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Nature Cat | Ocean Commotion - June 29 - July 1, 2018

Nature Cat and his pals go on an all new, aquatic adventure to save Hal’s favorite chew toy. Along the way, they learn that all waterways are interconnected and meet up with a new special friend named Nature Dog who helps them navigate the oceans. Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these activities:

Play Run the Rapids Game: Design a Boat and Run the Rapids with the Nature Cat and Friends!

Have some fun with math:Fishing for Math Facts Game

Create your own ocean creature:Plastic Bag Jellyfish Craft

Do your part to help our planet:Water Conservation Awareness Activity and Make a Mini Composter

Delicious fun:Make Edible Slime and Stay Hydrated with Fruit-Flavored Water

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Ready, Jet, Go! | Back to Bortron 7 - July 6 - 8, 2018

When Jet's parents need to return to their home planet, Sean and Sydney join the Propulsion family for on an epic adventure to Bortron 7.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Make One-Ingredient Healthy Ice Cream

Recipe for Galactic Glitter Play Dough

Ready Jet Go! Activities from Pinterest Board from PBS KIDS

Hands-on: DIY Rocket Building

Online Game: Design your own rocket ship to go to Bortron 7 with Jet's Rocket Ship Creator

Explore planets, stars, and constellations in thefree Ready Jet Go! Space Explorer app. Download it here

Get ready totake flight with your own DIY airplane!

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Wild Kratts | Creatures of the Deep Sea - July 13 - 15, 2018

A special movie event for Family Movie Night. In WILD KRATTS: “Creatures of the Deep Sea,” aboard Aviva's newly designed Deep Sea Explorer, the Wild Kratts team ventures to the last creature frontier – the Deep Sea. The challenges of the deep are many, and when ultimately they are forced to make a decision, the Wild Kratts must decide what is truly important. This special is followed by Wild Kratts: Lost at Sea.

To continue the fun try these activities:


This week the WILD KRATTS are diving into some deep sea adventures. You can dive and help save a reef when you play Frogfish Feastat pbskids.org.

Not only does water cover most of the Earth, it’s also fun to play with because water has some pretty amazing properties. Why not play and learn with PBS Parents’ Walking Water Experiment?

Water + Summer = Watermelon. Why not chill out during tonight’s WILD KRATTS Family Night Special with a glass of “Watermelon Sparkler” from FIZZY’S LUNCH LAB?

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Nature Cat | Return of Bad Dog Bart - July 22 - 25, 2018

When Hal uncovers a treasure map, Nature Cat and his friends set off on an epic quest to uncover a hidden store of cat toys! Along the way, Nature Cat is reunited with his long-lost sister in this one-hour movie. Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these activities:

Home Activity: Play treasure hunt hide-and-seek with your family.

Play Hal's Big Dig Game: Discover backyard treasures in this game with Hal from Nature Cat.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Odd Squad The Movie - July 27 - 29, 2018

The Season 2 cast teams up with the Season 1 cast to stop Weird Team and save the world from destruction in this Odd Squad movie event! In this feature-length Odd Squad event, a rival group of adults that calls itself Weird Team arrives with a gadget that fixes any odd problem. As a result, Odd Squad is run out of business and all the agents are forced to disband and go back to their lives as regular kids. Using math skills and teamwork, the kids discover Weird Team isn't actually solving problems, but just covering them up. Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these ODD activities:

The ODD SQUAD agents are going to need a lot of help if they’re going to save the world. You can brush up on your skills by working on a few cases.

If you’re an ODD SQUAD agent, there’s one thing you need (other than a solid knowledge of math). You need your own badge. Download one here, add your agent number and customize it to reflect your agent personality.

Get ready for the big event by making something sweet, slushies!... And, you can practice some math while you’re at it. You never know when you’ll need it!

Find out your Agent name and Badge Numberto join the Odd Squad

Make something ODD out of your own DIY Silly Putty

Come up with your own ODD popcorn seasoning (that you like) !

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.

ARTHUR | D.W. & the Beastly Birthday - August 3 - 5, 2018

In this ARTHUR movie event, D.W.’s fifth birthday doesn’t go the way she’d always imagined it would and she decides to escape to the magical island of Ukubonga. Meanwhile, Arthur has skipped her birthday party to go on a school trip to the planetarium – but instead of transporting him into outer space, it transports him 4 years into the future! Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these activities:

Create & decorate your own Arthur and D.W. Party Hats for D.W.'s Birthday party

Create a mask of your favorite ARTHUR character.

Plan a whole Arthur & D.W. themed party for your family

Add healthy Arthur & D.W. snacks to your party or PBS Parents’ Kitchen Explorers has a bunch of healthier party snack ideas

D.W.’s Crank It Up game. You can create some crazy music! Create it, record it, and play it. No birthday’s complete without a party, and no party’s complete without music!

D.W. Birthday Crownsand Arthur themed decorations and activities. Everyone can get in the party spirit by creating a D.W. Birthday Party!

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Splash and Bubbles | Pole to Pole - August 10 - 12, 2018

The Reeftown Rangers set off on a migratory adventure from the Antarctic to the Arctic in this new one-hour Splash and Bubbles event. They will encounter narwhals and penguins and humpbacks on the way. Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these activities:

Become a Reeftown Ranger

Stay Hydrated with Fruit-Flavored Water

Games:Online Splash & Bubbles Games (at pbskids.org), Current Maze to Bring the Ocean Friends Back to ReeftownOcean Friends Forever Maze, Dot-to-Dot & Spot the Seahorse

Activities: Water Cycle Activity and Bioluminescence in the Deep Ocean Activity

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Wild Kratts Alaska | Hero's Journey - August 17 - 19, 2018

A special movie event for Family Movie Night. WILD KRATTS Alaska: Hero’s Journey is a one-hour special that follows the epic journey of the sockeye salmon as they travel from the ocean all the way back to the very stream beds in which they were born. Their ultimate goal is to breed and lay their eggs in those stream beds. But first they must travels hundreds, even thousands, of miles, while they battle currents, leap waterfalls and try to evade all sorts of predators along the way.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Get ready for your Alaskan adventure with Chris and Martin by studying up on some of the creatures featured in WILD KRATTS Alaska: Hero’s Journey when you download these printableWILD KRATTS Alaska trading cards and Aquactic Trading Cards

 

Help the Kratts get ready for their next creature adventuring when you make them creature power suits in this game at pbskids.org.

 

Creature adventuring takes some serious energy. Get ready for this weekend’s adventures with some make-it-yourself trail mix.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Camping - August 24 - 26, 2018

It’s the first day of Summer Vacation and The Cat in the Hat whisks Nick, Sally and Fish off on the greatest great outdoor camping adventure ever! Our gang gets back to nature as they hike through the Fickle Fern Forest, camp out overnight, trek over Mt. Weewobble and canoe down the Tickle Drop River....just in time for Fish to meet up with his family for a grand reunion. Along for the ride are Little Cats A, B and C, who discover there’s wonder in nature once their electronic devices are powered off! Find out what happens next! on #FamilyMovieNight

To continue the fun try these activities:

You can get ready to join in when you make your very own DIY Binoculars.

Camp Time Play this Cat in the Hat Camping game on PBS KIDS!

Make Camping Themed Foods:Nutella-Raspberry S'mores | Recipes from Sid The Science Kid's Backyard Campout

Make a Writing Tent!

Cat in the Hat Shape Hunt Adventure

Cat in the Hat Exploring Spacial Sense Activity


Camping’s a great adventure, and you can go on lots more adventures when you read one of these books about Camping in PBS Parents suggested collection. Which one’s your favorite?

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


WORDGIRL | The Rise of Ms. Power - August 31 - September 2, 2018

Miss Power is the new super hero in town, but she uses mean words against others and may be a super villain. When WordGirl tries to stand up to Miss Power, she is belittled and stripped of her super hero star. Huggy shows WordGirl a book full of secret battle moves from her home planet, Lexicon. Will it be enough to save the city from Miss Power?

To continue the fun try these fun activities:

Help WordGirl defeat Miss Power in an epic battle of words when you play WORDGIRL: Face-Off.

Who’s your favorite character in WORDGIRL? You can explore your favorites, play games and download a new bookmark at pbskids.org/wordgirl.

Miss Power isn’t very nice, and WordGirl defeats her by using words that are kind instead of hurtful. You can practice being kind with this Compliment Card game from WORDGIRL.


Bullying is never good. Learn more with this resource from Arthur

Empathy: So Funny, I Forgot To Laugh: An Arthur Interactive Comic: Learn more about the power of words to hurt or help.

More resources on bullying and how to deal with it:



So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.