OPT and PBS KIDS Explore the Outdoors
This Spring, Ozarks Public Television is celebrating nature by encouraging kids across the Ozarks to Explore the Outdoors!
There are so many ways to Explore the Outdoors, even with stay-at-home orders in place. See below for PBS KIDS nature-themed activities perfect for the home, classroom, and the backyard, ideas on exploring nature with your kids at PBS PARENTS, and upcoming PBS KIDS programs that will inspire everyone to get outside and enjoy the outdoors!
PBS PARENTS EXPLORE THE OUTDOORS HUB for tips on discovering nature with your kids – featuring activity ideas and more:
- Article: How to Explore the Outdoors with Your Kids
- Article: 10 Picture Books that Inspire Outdoor Exploration
- Article: 7 Simple Springtime Outdoor Activities
- App: Nature Cat’s Great Outdoors
- Activity Ideas: Plum Landing Outdoor Adventures
- Craft: Grow an Herb Garden
WILD KRATTS: AMAZIN’ AMAZON ADVENTURE
April 20, 2020 - Check Schedule for Times
When Aviva experiences an invention slump, the WILD KRATTS team is determined to help. They take her down the mysterious Amazon River in search of inspiration from the amazing creatures that live there. But Aviva must reclaim her invention prowess fast, because Zach, Donita, Gourmand and Paisley seek to mine the area’s biodiversity for their own nefarious schemes. Join the adventure in this one-hour special movie event from WILD KRATTS.
NATURE CAT: Natural Wonders Week
May 11-15, 2020 - Check Schedule for Times
Tally ho! In this week of all-new episodes, Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal explore national wonders such as The Grand Canyon, Old Faithful, The Great Salt Lake…and…Niagara Falls? (Water! Why does it have to be water?) Onward and wonderward!
MOLLY OF DENALI: All-New Episodes
May 25-29, 2020 - Check Schedule for Times
This week, Molly and friends will be tracking down a missing turkey named Trouble, paddling a canoe from Sitka to Juneau (and getting splashed by orca whales along the way), searching the forest for nocturnal animals, finding the perfect home for a wood frog named Bandifer, and more!along the way), searching the forest for nocturnal animals, finding the perfect home for a wood frog named Bandifer, and more!