Explore the Outdoors Month continues with a week of episodes about animal families on The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!
*NEW* Babies / Fast – Monday, April 15 at 6:30 am & 3:30 pm
Babies – Sally is looking after some baby hamsters, but how can she and Nick hold them right? Well, different animals hold their babies different ways.
Fast – It’s a race to the treehouse, but Nick and Sally wish they could go as fast as an airplane! How about a peregrine? asks The Cat. What’s that? The fastest creature in the world!
*NEW* Little Lemmings / Keep The Beat — Tuesday, April 16 at 6:30 am & 3:30 pm
Little Lemmings – It’s cold outside, but Nick and Sally want to keep playing. Is there a way to stay warm out in the cold? Cat’s friend Lars the Lemming will know! He lives in the Wundra-Bundra-Tundra. It’s cold out, but with Lars’ fur coat, he doesn’t even notice!
Keep the Beat – Nick and Sally have been running around the backyard and now their chests are thumpity thumping! The Cat explains that that is their hearts boom boom booming! But why? wonders Sally.
*NEW* Gorillas In The Nest / Tale Of A Dragon — Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30 am & 3:30 pm
Gorillas in the Nest – Sally and Nick have made a sleepover tent on the floor. But it’s not very comfortable. The Cat’s friend Gordon the Gorilla knows how to make a comfortable bed.
Tale of a Dragon – Dragons don’t really exist, but Cat knows some lizard friends who are oh-so like dragons! They can show Nick and Sally how to pretend to be dragons.
Thursday, April 18 -- “Manatees and Mermaids/The Last Chocolate” – Matilda the Manatee and her son Marlin teach Nick and Sally how to swim slowly and gracefully.
Friday, April 19 -- “Minnie Meerkat/Leaves” – The Cat's friend Minnie Meerkat teaches Sally and Nick all about camping safe in Peekaboo Plains. Here’s a link for a leaf rubbing activity to try at home!
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