Elinor Wonders Why

Elinor Wonders Why encourages children to follow their curiosity, ask questions when they don't understand and find answers using science inquiry skills. The main character Elinor, the most observant and curious bunny rabbit in Animal Town, will introduce children ages 3-5 to science, nature and community through adventures with her friends.

Thu, Feb 22 12:00 P.M. Mz. Mole's Glasses/Elinor Stops The Squish     NHPBS (11.1)

Ms. Mole's Glasses - When Ms. Mole forgets her glasses at school, Elinor and her friends follow her to return them.

Thu, Feb 22 1:00 P.M. Leave It to Ari/Snow Friend     NH Kids (11.5)

Leave It To Ari - Elinor, Olive and Ari are helping Ari's dad rake the leaves in their yard, which leads them to wonder, "Who rakes the leaves in the forest?" They need more observations, so they head out to the forest, where they look at the leaves more closely and notice that some of them are fresh, others are a little worn, and others are really old and crumbling.

Fri, Feb 23 12:00 P.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NHPBS (11.1)

Zig Zag Plant - A mystery is afoot at Elinor's school when one of the class plants grows in an unusual shape.

Fri, Feb 23 1:00 P.M. Bubble House/The Syrup Tree     NH Kids (11.5)

Bubble House - The kids find a spittle bug, which is a bug that lives in bubbles.

Sat, Feb 24 1:00 P.M. Wind in the Web/The Pokey Plan     NH Kids (11.5)

Wind in the Web - Elinor and her friends volunteer to help Mr.

Sun, Feb 25 1:00 P.M. Leave It to Ari/Snow Friend     NH Kids (11.5)

Leave It To Ari - Elinor, Olive and Ari are helping Ari's dad rake the leaves in their yard, which leads them to wonder, "Who rakes the leaves in the forest?" They need more observations, so they head out to the forest, where they look at the leaves more closely and notice that some of them are fresh, others are a little worn, and others are really old and crumbling.

Mon, Feb 26 12:00 P.M. Big Trees/Baby Steps     NHPBS (11.1)

Big Trees - Ari's attempts to make the world's tallest toy block tower keep falling over, so he tries to get some inspiration from a special field trip to the forest to see the world's tallest trees.

Mon, Feb 26 1:00 P.M. Follow That Roly Poly/Rain, Rain Don't Go Away     NH Kids (11.5)

Follow That Roly Poly - The Exploring Club is looking for somewhere really cool to explore when they find a Roly Poly that leads them on their next adventure -- under a log!

Tue, Feb 27 12:00 P.M. A Change of Art/The Litterbug     NHPBS (11.1)

A Change of Art - Elinor and her class are painting outdoors with the town's enthusiastic art teacher, Mr.

Tue, Feb 27 1:00 P.M. Butterfly Babies/Elinor's Circus     NH Kids (11.5)

Butterfly Babies - The kids are observing butterflies and caterpillars when they realize that they've never seen a baby butterfly.

Wed, Feb 28 12:00 P.M. To Bee Or Not to Bee/Turtle Crossing     NHPBS (11.1)

To Bee or Not to Bee - Elinor, Ari, Olive and Koa are having a picnic in the forest, when all of a sudden, a few honey bees come over to check out the kids' food.

Wed, Feb 28 1:00 P.M. These Sneezes/Ari's Lucky Shirt     NH Kids (11.5)

These Sneezes - While the kids are playing in the forest, Olive lets out a giant AAAA-CHOO.

Thu, Feb 29 12:00 P.M. Speed Racer/One of These Goats     NHPBS (11.1)

Speed Racer - Elinor has a need for speed and wants to make her racecar go faster!

Thu, Feb 29 1:00 P.M. Make Music Naturally/Light The Way     NH Kids (11.5)

Make Music Naturally - The kids learn that Senor Tapir is putting on a concert.

Fri, Mar 1 12:00 P.M. The Paper Trail/Bath Time     NHPBS (11.1)

The Paper Trail - The kids are making a storybook when they run out of paper, so they decide to get more from the store.

Fri, Mar 1 1:00 P.M. Olive's Library/Nature Walk     NH Kids (11.5)

Olive's Library - It's Olive's birthday party and everyone has given her a book as a present, which makes Olive very happy.

Sat, Mar 2 1:00 P.M. These Sneezes/Ari's Lucky Shirt     NH Kids (11.5)

These Sneezes - While the kids are playing in the forest, Olive lets out a giant AAAA-CHOO.

Sun, Mar 3 1:00 P.M. Olive's Library/Nature Walk     NH Kids (11.5)

Olive's Library - It's Olive's birthday party and everyone has given her a book as a present, which makes Olive very happy.

Mon, Mar 4 12:00 P.M. Underground Soup/Dandy Dandelions     NHPBS (11.1)

Ari and Olive visit Elinor, hoping she'll come out and play, but Elinor has hurt her foot and has to stay in bed for the afternoon.

Mon, Mar 4 1:00 P.M. Underground Soup/Dandy Dandelions     NH Kids (11.5)

Ari and Olive visit Elinor, hoping she'll come out and play, but Elinor has hurt her foot and has to stay in bed for the afternoon.

Tue, Mar 5 12:00 P.M. Echo Location/Ears to You     NHPBS (11.1)

Echo Location - On a camping trip, the kids discover that Ari is really good at playing Marco Polo.

Tue, Mar 5 1:00 P.M. To Bee Or Not to Bee/Turtle Crossing     NH Kids (11.5)

To Bee or Not to Bee - Elinor, Ari, Olive and Koa are having a picnic in the forest, when all of a sudden, a few honey bees come over to check out the kids' food.

Wed, Mar 6 12:00 P.M. Frozen Fish/Pirate Treasure     NHPBS (11.1)

Frozen Fish - After the lake freezes over, Elinor and her friends wonder what happens to all of their fishy friends during the wintertime.

Wed, Mar 6 1:00 P.M. A Moth Mystery/Just Peachy     NH Kids (11.5)

The kids are out summer caroling with Senor Tapir, singing their brand new Sunny Summer Song to Animal Town residents.

Thu, Mar 7 12:00 P.M. The Little Drummer/Rest Is Best     NHPBS (11.1)

Ari is showing off his new drum moves to Elinor and Olive when Ari's mother asks him to be quieter so Ari's sister can take a nap.

Thu, Mar 7 1:00 P.M. Speedy Swimming/Strawberry Jam     NH Kids (11.5)

Speedy Swimming - The kids go to the local lake for a nice swim and discover that many animals can swim really fast.

Fri, Mar 8 12:00 P.M. Leave It to Ari/Snow Friend     NHPBS (11.1)

Leave It To Ari - Elinor, Olive and Ari are helping Ari's dad rake the leaves in their yard, which leads them to wonder, "Who rakes the leaves in the forest?" They need more observations, so they head out to the forest, where they look at the leaves more closely and notice that some of them are fresh, others are a little worn, and others are really old and crumbling.

Fri, Mar 8 1:00 P.M. Burrowing Owl Girl/Olive's Tree     NH Kids (11.5)

Burrowing Owl Girl - Elinor is very excited, because she's visiting her grandparents in the desert.

Sat, Mar 9 1:00 P.M. To Bee Or Not to Bee/Turtle Crossing     NH Kids (11.5)

To Bee or Not to Bee - Elinor, Ari, Olive and Koa are having a picnic in the forest, when all of a sudden, a few honey bees come over to check out the kids' food.

Sun, Mar 10 1:00 P.M. Speedy Swimming/Strawberry Jam     NH Kids (11.5)

Speedy Swimming - The kids go to the local lake for a nice swim and discover that many animals can swim really fast.

Mon, Mar 11 12:00 P.M. A Moth Mystery/Just Peachy     NHPBS (11.1)

The kids are out summer caroling with Senor Tapir, singing their brand new Sunny Summer Song to Animal Town residents.

Mon, Mar 11 1:00 P.M. A Garden for All/Band of Explorers     NH Kids (11.5)

Elinor gives Hazel some strawberry seeds to grow at home, but the only problem is that Hazel lives in an apartment building and doesn't have a backyard to make a garden in.

Tue, Mar 12 12:00 P.M. Olive's Library/Nature Walk     NHPBS (11.1)

Olive's Library - It's Olive's birthday party and everyone has given her a book as a present, which makes Olive very happy.

Tue, Mar 12 1:00 P.M. Frozen Fish/Pirate Treasure     NH Kids (11.5)

Frozen Fish - After the lake freezes over, Elinor and her friends wonder what happens to all of their fishy friends during the wintertime.

Wed, Mar 13 12:00 P.M. Wind in the Web/The Pokey Plan     NHPBS (11.1)

Wind in the Web - Elinor and her friends volunteer to help Mr.

Wed, Mar 13 1:00 P.M. The Town Picnic/The Amazing Expandable Clubhouse     NH Kids (11.5)

The Town Picnic - It's time for the Animal Town picnic, but Ari is growing impatient waiting for Ms.

Thu, Mar 14 12:00 P.M. Elinor's Fishy Friend/Do The Crane Dance     NHPBS (11.1)

Elinor is on a bit of a fish kick, so she's super happy when she comes across a new fish friend in the pond.

Thu, Mar 14 1:00 P.M. The House That Ants Built/Special Places     NH Kids (11.5)

The House That Ants Built - Elinor and her friends are trying to make an awesome couch cushion castle, but they each have their own ideas of how to build it.

Fri, Mar 15 12:00 P.M. The Town Picnic/The Amazing Expandable Clubhouse     NHPBS (11.1)

The Town Picnic - It's time for the Animal Town picnic, but Ari is growing impatient waiting for Ms.

Fri, Mar 15 1:00 P.M. The Science of Staying Warm/The Seed of An Idea     NH Kids (11.5)

The Science of Staying Warm - It's a wintery Saturday morning and Elinor, Olive and Ari are getting ready to go out and play in the snow with other kids, but Olive wonders why she has to wear so many winter clothes.

Sat, Mar 16 1:00 P.M. Frozen Fish/Pirate Treasure     NH Kids (11.5)

Frozen Fish - After the lake freezes over, Elinor and her friends wonder what happens to all of their fishy friends during the wintertime.

Sun, Mar 17 1:00 P.M. The Town Picnic/The Amazing Expandable Clubhouse     NH Kids (11.5)

The Town Picnic - It's time for the Animal Town picnic, but Ari is growing impatient waiting for Ms.

Mon, Mar 18 12:00 P.M. A Garden for All/Band of Explorers     NHPBS (11.1)

Elinor gives Hazel some strawberry seeds to grow at home, but the only problem is that Hazel lives in an apartment building and doesn't have a backyard to make a garden in.

Mon, Mar 18 1:00 P.M. The Tomato Drop/Look What I Can Do     NH Kids (11.5)

The Tomato Drop - Elinor, Ari and Olive are having a fun day at the Animal Town Tomato Festival, but the day is about to get even better as they enter the 'tomato drop' contest.

Tue, Mar 19 12:00 P.M. The House That Ants Built/Special Places     NHPBS (11.1)

The House That Ants Built - Elinor and her friends are trying to make an awesome couch cushion castle, but they each have their own ideas of how to build it.

Tue, Mar 19 1:00 P.M. Mz. Mole's Glasses/Elinor Stops The Squish     NH Kids (11.5)

Ms. Mole's Glasses - When Ms. Mole forgets her glasses at school, Elinor and her friends follow her to return them.

Wed, Mar 20 12:00 P.M. Hiding In Plain Sight/Owl Girl     NHPBS (11.1)

Hiding in Plain Sight - Elinor and her friends are playing Hide-And-Go-Seek at recess, but no matter where they hide, the Goat twins always seem to find them.

Wed, Mar 20 1:00 P.M. Butterfly Party/More Than One Right Way     NH Kids (11.5)

Butterfly Party - It's Olive's mom's birthday, and Olive wants to organize something really special for her: a garden party with REAL butterflies.

Thu, Mar 21 12:00 P.M. Butterfly Babies/Elinor's Circus     NHPBS (11.1)

Butterfly Babies - The kids are observing butterflies and caterpillars when they realize that they've never seen a baby butterfly.

Thu, Mar 21 1:00 P.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NH Kids (11.5)

Zig Zag Plant - A mystery is afoot at Elinor's school when one of the class plants grows in an unusual shape.

Fri, Mar 22 12:00 P.M. Water You Doing?/Thinking About Blinking     NHPBS (11.1)

Water You Doing? - While walking through the forest, Elinor and friends come across a stream and decide to make a stone walkway across it.

Fri, Mar 22 1:00 P.M. Hiding In Plain Sight/Owl Girl     NH Kids (11.5)

Hiding in Plain Sight - Elinor and her friends are playing Hide-And-Go-Seek at recess, but no matter where they hide, the Goat twins always seem to find them.

Sat, Mar 23 1:00 P.M. Mz. Mole's Glasses/Elinor Stops The Squish     NH Kids (11.5)

Ms. Mole's Glasses - When Ms. Mole forgets her glasses at school, Elinor and her friends follow her to return them.

Sun, Mar 24 1:00 P.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NH Kids (11.5)

Zig Zag Plant - A mystery is afoot at Elinor's school when one of the class plants grows in an unusual shape.

Mon, Mar 25 12:00 P.M. Feed The Birds     NHPBS (11.1)

Elinor is friends with a chickadee bird she names Chicky, but when snow covers the yard, she starts to worry about how Chicky will find food in the winter.

Mon, Mar 25 1:00 P.M. The Lizard Lounge/Feathers     NH Kids (11.5)

The Lizard Lounge - Mrs. Beaver wants to build a new park bench in a perfect spot, but there's a giant rock in the way.

Tue, Mar 26 12:00 P.M. The Science of Staying Warm/The Seed of An Idea     NHPBS (11.1)

The Science of Staying Warm - It's a wintery Saturday morning and Elinor, Olive and Ari are getting ready to go out and play in the snow with other kids, but Olive wonders why she has to wear so many winter clothes.

Tue, Mar 26 1:00 P.M. Bird Song/No Need to Shout     NH Kids (11.5)

Bird Song - Elinor's Dad is having trouble sleeping in because of the noisy birds outside his window, so Elinor decides to find out why birds sing, and hopefully get her Dad a little peace and quiet.

Wed, Mar 27 12:00 P.M. The Lizard Lounge/Feathers     NHPBS (11.1)

The Lizard Lounge - Mrs. Beaver wants to build a new park bench in a perfect spot, but there's a giant rock in the way.

Wed, Mar 27 1:00 P.M. Feed The Birds     NH Kids (11.5)

Elinor is friends with a chickadee bird she names Chicky, but when snow covers the yard, she starts to worry about how Chicky will find food in the winter.

Thu, Mar 28 12:00 P.M. Butterfly Party/More Than One Right Way     NHPBS (11.1)

Butterfly Party - It's Olive's mom's birthday, and Olive wants to organize something really special for her: a garden party with REAL butterflies.

Thu, Mar 28 1:00 P.M. Speed Racer/One of These Goats     NH Kids (11.5)

Speed Racer - Elinor has a need for speed and wants to make her racecar go faster!

Fri, Mar 29 12:00 P.M. The Tomato Drop/Look What I Can Do     NHPBS (11.1)

The Tomato Drop - Elinor, Ari and Olive are having a fun day at the Animal Town Tomato Festival, but the day is about to get even better as they enter the 'tomato drop' contest.

Fri, Mar 29 1:00 P.M. Butterfly Party/More Than One Right Way     NH Kids (11.5)

Butterfly Party - It's Olive's mom's birthday, and Olive wants to organize something really special for her: a garden party with REAL butterflies.

Sat, Mar 30 1:00 P.M. Feed The Birds     NH Kids (11.5)

Elinor is friends with a chickadee bird she names Chicky, but when snow covers the yard, she starts to worry about how Chicky will find food in the winter.

Sun, Mar 31 1:00 P.M. Butterfly Party/More Than One Right Way     NH Kids (11.5)

Butterfly Party - It's Olive's mom's birthday, and Olive wants to organize something really special for her: a garden party with REAL butterflies.

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