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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

WNED PBS KIDS Family Night Schedule

Air Dates Subject to Change


Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum Mini- Marathon | August 7, 8 & 9, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night join us for a night filled with Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum! Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum follows the adventures of Xavier, Yadina, and Brad as they tackle everyday problems by doing something extraordinary: traveling back in time to learn from real-life inspirational figures when they were kids. Come along with Xavier Riddle, the most effusive pint-sized history adventurer; Yadina, his effervescent little sister; and his brilliant best friend Brad, as they unravel the secrets of world famous heroes from history. Tune in to meet Nikola Tesla, Nellie Bly, Maya Angelou, Frederick Douglas, Louis Pasteur, Rachel Carson, Kate Warne, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Yadina goes on a quest to meet some of history's female heroes. Play the Hidden Heroes game and solve the puzzle to collect items associated with historical heroes! Learn more about how the heroes changed the world, repeat their mantras, and unlock more heroes.

Celebrate Girl Power with this collection of Diverse Children's Books about Strong Girlsfrom PBS parents.

Make a Hero Self Portrait--help your child draw a self portrait and identify their own heroic qualities with this article from PBS parents.

Check out the Xavier Story Creator Game which allows kids to tap into their inner storyteller.

Color and Xavier and Friends with this printable coloring page.

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.


Let's Go Luna

Let's Go Luna! Mini-Marathon | August 14, 15 & 16, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night it's a Let's Go Luna Mini-Marathon. Let's Go Luna! follows the adventures of three friends – Leo, a wombat from Australia; Carmen, a butterfly from Mexico; and Andy, a frog from the United States – as they traverse the globe with their parents’ traveling performance troupe, “Circo Fabuloso.” At each of the Circo’s stops, Luna the Moon guides the trio as they get to know the local region and its people. The group's adventures take them through cities around the globe – from London to Cairo to Beijing – where they explore the food, music, art, architecture and other features that make each place distinctive. Episodes end with the kids back at the Circo Fabuloso and Luna back in the sky, with a reminder that there’s always more to see, learn and experience in every place they visit. Tune in for The Mystery of the Mask; Movie Monday, Stinky Fruit; Kick It Good, Viva La Pasta; Arrivederci Aqua and Monster Park; Meet the Strongs.Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Make some beautiful music with Carmen's World Orchestra game. Carmen is putting on a concert with instruments from Mexico, India, and Egypt. Players can interact with Carmen, Andy, and Leo to hear their solos or use instrument buttons to contribute to the concert.

Luna, Leo, Carmen and Andy visit amazing people around the world! Collect these printable postcards from Alaska, China and Mexico. Write a message on the back of a postcard and send it to a friend or family member who lives away. Ask them what makes their city special.

Food is a great way to explore the world. Try this kid-friendly recipe for Jambalaya from New Orleans.Rice is a staple part of the diet in many different countries around the world and there are countless ways that each culture prepares their traditional version. In this activity, we will focus on ways to make rice from three different cultures. Use this activity to open up a discussion with your child about what similarities and differences exist with each dish.

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.


Daniel Tiger

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Won't You Sing Along With Me? | August 21, 22 & 23, 2020

On this weekend’s WNED PBS KIDS Family Movie Night when Daniel learns he can’t gather with all of his neighbors at the Neighborhood Carnival this year, it leads to a lot of big feelings and questions, including what to do when he misses the people he loves, how to keep himself and others healthy, and how to find ways to enjoy the extra time at home with his family. Mom and Dad Tiger use new and fan-favorite songs from the series to help reassure him – as well as young viewers and their parents at home, who are encouraged to sing along!

Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

It's so much fun to sing along with Daniel Tiger! With the Spin and Sing game, your child can spin a wheel of eight songs to sing along with Daniel and reinforce concepts such as counting to four when mad and being a helper at home.

Children feel proud when they can be helpers. When they do things like help set the table or sort laundry or put their toys away , they feel more grown up. What a good feeling it can be for children to know that it’s not only adults who are the “helpers." With thisChoosing Chores craftfrom PBS Parents everyone can be a helper.

Play the Doctor Daniel game. Pretend play can help your child work through fears--like going to the doctor! This game gives and your child a way to play together with the instruments that doctors use. When children play about being the doctor, they're in charge.


Check out this Daniel Misses Grandpere Storybook printableto help children manage feelings of missing loved ones during social distancing.

Making something is one way to say "I love you." Try this recipe for Mom Tiger's Banana Bread.

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.


Hero Elementary

Hero Elementary Mini-Marathon| August 28, 29 & 30, 2020

On this weekend’s WNED PBS KIDS Family Movie Night it's a Hero Elementary Mini-Marathon! Hero Elementary is a school for budding superheroes, where kids learn to master their innate powers, like flying and teleportation, while exploring science along the way. This new series will give children ages important tools to help them solve problems by encouraging them to think and act like scientists, igniting their natural curiosity.

The evening begins with Rough Sledding: Hungry Hungry Hoppers. AJ accidentally ruins a schoolmate's box sled, so the crew helps him find the materials he needs to repair it; the crew takes care of someone else's class pet, a super frog, until it gets out and hops through town. Then in Hero Hit Parade; Trouble at the Pet Wash Sparks' Crew tries to retrieve a big parade balloon that gets loose; the crew helps a boy search for his missing dog. In Bouncing Ideas; Leaning Tower, No PizzaSparks' Crew tries to figure out how to stop Rubberband Robbie from bouncing all over the school; the Sparks' Crew tests out low-tech ways to communicate after phone service is knocked out. And finally in Kite Delight; Little Lost Horse The crew learns about how wind moves things when they help a boy make a new kite; the crew helps a little girl find her toy horse that she lost on the beach.

Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

When Sparks’ Crew saves the day at the Super Duper Store, Sara Snap gives the Crew’s raft a strong push. The raft bumps into other objects and bounces off in different directions! You and your child can explore the science how things move with this exciting game--Push, Slide, Bounce! make Your Own Mini-Golf Game. Your child can investigate the strength and direction of pushes. And your child can predict what will happen when an object collides with another object. Celebrate as your child figures out how to reach the finish line!

Make a Hero Self Portrait--help your child draw a self-portrait and identify their own heroic qualities with this article from PBS parents.

Earn Hero Elementary Badges with theSuper Seasons Snapshot game. In this online game, you child can explore a park and learn how animals and plants change during summer, fall, winter and spring.

Learn how to draw Fur Blur, Hero Elementary's cuddly class pet with this tutorial from PBS KIDS.

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.


Sid the Science Kid

Sid the Science Kid: The Movie| September 4, 5 &6, 2020

On this weekend’s WNED PBS KIDS Family Movie Night it's Sid the Science Kid: The Movie! A robotic tour guide malfunctions and Sid and Gabriela must save the Super Ultimate Science Museum!

Sid and Gabriela are thrilled to win a contest to be the first kids to explore the brand new Super Ultimate Science Museum! However, while they're on their tour, Bobbybot, the state of the art robotic tourguide of the future malfunctions and it's up to Sid and Gabriela, along with the other winners YangYang and NiuNiu from China, to fix Bobbybot and save the museum!

Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Become the next Lunch Labber! Play the Sid the Science Kid Crystals Rule Game measure crystals with May.

Make a Shapes Robot--Combine two things that every kid loves, shapes and robots, to make this cute shapes robot crafts with this article from PBS parents.

Get creative with the Sid the Science Kids coloring page.

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.