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Angelina Ballerina

Angelina Ballerina is a little star with big dreams of becoming a prima ballerina. This feisty little mouse works hard to reach her goal and along the way, always learns from her mistakes. When little girls share in Angelina's experiences, they're inspired to go after their big dreams too!

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Arthur

Arthur is an animated series that airs daily on PBS Kids. Aimed at viewers between the ages of four and eight, ARTHUR's goal is to help foster an interest in reading and writing, and to encourage positive social skills. 

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Between the Lions

Between the Lions is an award-winning PBS television series that premiered in April 2000. Since 2005 it has been produced at Mississippi Public Broadcasting. It is designed to foster the literacy skills of its viewers, while playfully demonstrating the joys of reading. Our "mane" characters, lion cubs Lionel (age 7) and Leona (age 4) serve as role models for younger viewers. Cleo and Theo are playful, understanding, and literary parents, who eagerly demonstrate the power and pleasure of literacy.

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Bob the Builder

In each episode, Bob and his gang help with renovations, construction, and repairs and with other projects as needed. The show emphasizes conflict resolution, co-operation, socialization and various learning skills. Bob's catchphrase is "Can we fix it?", to which the other characters respond with "Yes we can!".

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Caillou

Caillou is a 4-year-old boy who delights in the small wonders of the world around him, embellishing everything he sees with his rich imagination. Surrounded by his parents, his little sister, Rosie, his grandparents and friends his age, Caillou discovers the world and just can't wait to grow up! Everything around him is an excuse to embark on exciting adventures, learn new things and have fun. Whether he's at school, at home or in a park, Caillou finds opportunities for learning and growing everywhere!

 
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Clifford the Big Red Dog

Designed for children ages 3-7, the animated television series is based on the books of the same name and uses classic storytelling to present universal social, emotional, and moral messages to young children. These fun-filled episodes follow Clifford and his pals (both canine and human) as they play, discover and interact with each other and the inhabitants of Birdwell Island, learning that good friends are what life is all about. The stories are fun, gentle and kid-relatable—they deal with issues that kids are experiencing: whether it's bragging, not wanting to share or learning that telling the truth is the best policy. More importantly, though, they learn that the world is out there to be discovered with gusto.

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Curious George

Curious George is an Emmy award-winning animated series based on the popular books by Margret and H.A. Rey. Aimed at preschool viewers (ages three to five), the goal of the series is to inspire children to explore science, engineering, and math in the world around them. And what better guide is there for this kind of exploration than the world's most curious monkey?

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Cyberchase

Cyberchase, the award-winning, research-based adventure series and website, helps kids develop strong math and problem-solving skills. Explore this site for ways to help your favorite kids get the most out of math!

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Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train embraces and celebrates the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains. The series encourages basic scientific thinking skills as the audience learns about life science, natural history and paleontology.

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Ed Said

Ed Said, a Web-based series aimed at encouraging elementary school children to eat healthy foods and exercise, features a puppet who teaches children healthy eating habits through raps and rhymes.

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Fetch with Ruff Ruffman

Part game show, part reality TV, and part spoof, FETCH! features real kids, real challenges, real science, and an unreal host named Ruff Ruffman (yes, he's an animated dog!)

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Martha Speaks

Martha Speaks is an animated series on PBS KIDS. Aimed at viewers between the ages of four and seven, Martha's educational goal is to teach kids new words.

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Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is a "television visit" between Mister Rogers and his young viewers. The series is geared primarily to 2 to 5 year olds, but appropriate for all ages. With his caring and trusting ways, Mister Rogers creates a calm, safe place for children to learn about themselves, about others, and about the world around them.

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Sesame Street

Combining education and entertainment through research-based curriculum that is always being revised to meet critical needs of children, featuring a multicultural cast and giving kids honest answers to tough questions has made Sesame Street one of the most popular children's television programs in the world.

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Sid the Science Kid

"Sid the Science Kid" is an educational animated television series using comedy to promote exploration, discovery and science readiness among preschoolers.

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Super WHY!

Meet a group of friends that transform themselves from mere mortals into literacy-powered super heroes: Alpha Pig with "Alphabet Power," Wonder Red with "Word Power," Princess Presto with "Spelling Power," Super Why with the "Power to Read," and YOU-Super You, with the "Power to Help." Each episode presents a new and exciting adventure that requires the help of these super heroes.

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The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!TM is designed to spark a love of learning and an interest in science in preschool-aged children. In each program, the Cat in the Hat and his friends Sally and Nick go on a science adventure such as shrinking to bee-size to explore a hive and discover how honey is made; flying with birds to discover how and why they migrate; diving inside flowers to find out more about the animals that depend on them to live; or taking a snowcat to the Arctic to explore freezing and melting. Guided by the Cat, the children figure things out by engaging in science inquiry. They ask questions, make observations, make predictions, plan investigations, collect data, make discoveries, and generate and discuss ideas about how the world works.

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The Electric Company

The Electric Company is a group of friends from a New York neighborhood bound by a love for language and sworn to do the right thing. The show aims to entertain children between the ages of 6 and 9 while simultaneously teaching four crucial areas of literacy that are challenging for struggling readers: decoding, vocabulary, comprehension of connected text, motivation

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Thomas and Friends

Created by a father for his son, Thomas & Friends invites children to enter a world of imagination through the stories of Thomas the Tank Engine™ and his Island of Sodor friends. As children enjoy fun and adventure, they experience timeless life lessons of friendship and cooperation.

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Word World

In Word World, words come alive, words save the day, and words become a child's best friend.
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WordGirl

Animated Super hero WordGirl fights crime using her superhero strength and her colossal vocabulary with her monkey sidekick, Captain Huggy Face.

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