As you can see in this video clip, kids are in for delightfully spooky treats this Halloween season. WGBY will premiere Halloween-themed movies and episodes and broadcast encore programming. There will also be plenty of free PBS KIDS apps and hands-on activities, including pumpkin-carving templates with favorite PBS KIDS characters.
This fall, PBS will also offer PreK-12 teachers an easy way to integrate Halloween themes into their instruction with a range of curriculum-aligned videos, lesson plans and games. Teachers can use these PBS LearningMedia Halloween resources to enhance homework assignments or kick-start classroom discussions. Examples include PEG + CAT’s Tiger Trick or Treat, PBS LearningMedia’s All About the Holidays: Halloween, PBS Digital Studios’ Frankenstein, M. D.
PBS KIDS Games App and pbskids.org include the Cat in the Hat Corn Maze Craze, Cat in the Hat Camp Time, NATURE CAT Park Builder and PEG + CAT Parade. A new Spooky Street and set of rewards will be launching on PBS KIDS’ popular virtual world Kart Kingdom as well. Hands-on activities, including pumpkin-carving templates with favorite PBS KIDS characters, are available on PBS Parents. And you can click here for still more PBS KIDS Halloween activities.
To learn more about specific programs and broadcast times, see WGBY’s full schedule of PBS KIDS Halloween Programming.