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Tis the Season to be a PBS KID!

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From a special Hanukkah Problem with “Peg + Cat” to a trip back in time with “Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas” to fun with Thomas & Friends, Cat in the Hat, Wild Kratts and more, we have special treats for all of the wonderful PBS KIDS watching this season! Tune in for special holiday-themed episodes throughout December on AETN and AETN PBS KIDS.

Peg plus Cat plus Holidays

“Peg + Cat + Holidays”

Celebrate Hanukkah and Christmas traditions (while learning about math concepts in inventive ways) with Peg and Cat! Segments “The Hanukkah Problem,” “The Christmas Problem” and “The Penguin Problem” teach about 2D and 3D objects; delivery math; and the meaning of “over,” “under” and “in between,” as well as peace, generosity and teamwork.

AETN PBS KIDS: Saturday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. and Sunday Dec. 17 at 8 p.m.

AETN: Tuesday, Dec. 26, at noon

Thomas & Friends Holiday Episodes

“Thomas & Friends”

Tune in for special seasonally-themed episodes Dec. 15-26 at 10 and 10:30 a.m. on AETN PBS KIDS! Featured episodes include “Coming Home for Christmas,” “Christmas Cheer!” “Fun in the Snow” and more.

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Wild Kratts A Creature Chrismas

“Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas”

It’s Christmas time and the Wild Kratts are taking a break to celebrate! But, just as they’re beginning to open their presents, the Wild Kratts alarm sounds: villains Zach Varmitech, Gaston Gourmand and Donita Donata are kidnapping all of the baby animals to turn them into Christmas ornaments! Christmas will have to wait as the Wild Kratts spring into action to save their friends and get them home for Christmas.

AETN PBS KIDS: Friday, Dec. 22, at 6 and 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 23, at 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas

“Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas”

On Christmas Eve, Elmo’s father tells his son about how Sesame Street was a dream place in the 19th century because its inhabitants so lacked the Christmas spirit that Santa Claus did not make a stop there. However, when Elmo’s great-great-great grandfather moved there, he worked to get everyone into the Christmas spirit with the help of other Sesame Street residents!

AETN PBS KIDS: Monday, Dec. 25, at 1:30 and 9:30 p.m.; Wednesday Dec. 27 at 1:30 and 9:30 p.m.; and Friday, Dec. 29 at 1:30 and 9:30 p.m.

AETN: Wednesday, Dec. 27, 10:30 a.m.; and Friday, Dec. 29, at 10:30 a.m.

Ready Jet Go! Holiday Special

“Ready Jet Go!: Holidays in Boxwood Terrace”

Jet and his family learn about Christmas in time to direct a play for the annual Boxwood Terrace Christmas Pageant and search for the Spirit of Christmas while Mitchell tries to figure out how to become part of the group.

AETN: Thursday, Dec. 21, at 6 a.m. and 1 p.m.

AETN PBS KIDS: Saturday, Dec. 16, at 5:30 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 21, at 5:30 p.m.


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