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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 WNED 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 473 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

Celebrate Family Night with These Printables!


WNED PBS KIDS Family Night Schedule

Air Dates Subject to Change


Arthur's Halloween

Spooky Stories!| October 23, 24 & 25, 2020

On this weekend’s WNED PBS KIDS Family Movie Night it's Spooky Stories!Join your favorite PBS Kids Characters as they celebrate Halloween with a collection of spooky episodes!

First up, Odd Squad is haunted by a ghost; Owen and Ozlyn wait out a storm. Then Sydney, Sean and Mindy plan fun things for Jet's first Halloween, including carving jack-o'-lanterns, dressing up in costumes and going trick-or-treating; Carrot and Celery turn their garage into a haunted house. Then Jet gets a little carried away when the kids attempt to grow prize-winning pumpkins in the backyard. And finally on Cyberchase the children and Digit must rescue the mayor when Hacker takes over his castle.

Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Draw spooky creatures in the windows of your own lift-the-flap haunted house with this fun Halloween craft for all ages.

Use this printable and cut out your own Arthur mask!

The holidays are the perfect opportunity to spice up learning activities! This roll a jack-o’-lantern game helps kids practice recognizing numbers, place values and patterns. It’s flexible across ages and only takes a few minutes to put together.

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.


Halloween

Halloween Movie Marathon| October 30, 31 & November 1, 2020

On this weekend’s WNED PBS KIDS Family Movie Night it's a Halloween Movie Marathon!Join your favorite PBS Kids Characters for Halloween movie specials from The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, Arthur, Curious George, and Wild Kratts!

First up, the Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally on the craziest Halloween ride filled with howlers and shockers and scary fandangles, big laughs and music and fun from all angles1 Then it's George's first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the Legend of No Noggin -- a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend really real? George and Allie are determined to find out. And finally it's Arthur and the Haunted Tree House. Francine meets an old woman who has a mysterious past; Binky ends up at Mr. Ratburn's haunted house; Muffy and Bailey cut through a dark cemetery; Arthur, Buster and Ladonna fear their treehouse may be haunted.

Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Play Arthur Tricks and Treats game. Help Arthur to deliver treats to his friends, but watch out there are lots of spooky tricks too.

Have some creepy creature Halloween fun with this Wild Kratt's Activity Sheet. It includes instructions for a spooky scavenger hunt, and activity to experience what it's like to be nocturnal and instructions for building a bat box.

Make a simple Curious George costume at home! Kids of all ages can pull this one off with just a few household supplies.

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.


Curious George

Curious George: Follow That Monkey| November 6, 7 & 8, 2020

On this weekend’s WNED PBS KIDS Family Movie Night it's Curious George: Follow That Monkey!Follow George and The Man with the Yellow Hat as they set out on a coast-to-coast journey to reunite Kayla, a homesick elephant, with her family. This unlikely trio faces all types of comic calamities and colorful characters. In the end, they learn with family, friends and determination, you can achieve anything.

Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Use these instructions from PBS Parents and learn how to draw Curious George.

Paly the Monkey Jump game. Use a webcam or just click to make George jump and launch balls at the toy store!

Reuse old materials from around your home to help your child build a toy boat with these instructions to Build a Recycled Sailboat.

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 Power of We

The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special| November 13, 14 & 15, 2020

On this weekend’s WNED PBS KIDS Family Movie Night it's The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special!Elmo and Abby Cadabby are joined by 6-year-old Muppet Gabrielle and her cousin, 8-year-old Tamir as they learn how to become “upstanders” to unfair treatment based on skin or fur color.

Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

There is no perfect way to talk to children about race and racism. Use this discussion guide to help guide your conversation about race and racism with young children.

Being anti-racist is an ongoing commitment. Use this printable to brainstorm a list of things as a family that everyone can agree to as part of standing up to racism and continuing the conversation about race and racism.

Use this printable to play Kindness Bingo with Elmo. Every time your child does an act of kindness, circle it! Keep playing until every square around Elmo is circled.

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.