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.

Sat, Jul 20 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, Jul 21 1:00 P.M. The Violin Lesson/Flying High     NH Kids (11.5)

Olive gets inspired to play her violin after observing why crickets chirp.

Mon, Jul 22 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.

Mon, Jul 22 1:00 P.M. Big Trees/Baby Steps     NH Kids (11.5)

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.

Tue, Jul 23 12:00 P.M. The Violin Lesson/Flying High     NHPBS (11.1)

Olive gets inspired to play her violin after observing why crickets chirp.

Tue, Jul 23 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.

Wed, Jul 24 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.

Wed, Jul 24 1:00 P.M. Follow Your Nose/Leaf Charms     NH Kids (11.5)

Follow Your Nose - The kids are having fun smelling some flowers, but Ari has a bit of a cold and his nose is stuffed up, so he can't smell anything.

Thu, Jul 25 12:00 P.M. Elinor's Nest/Foody Fuel     NHPBS (11.1)

Elinor and her friends get inspired by birds to make their perfect nest.

Thu, Jul 25 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.

Fri, Jul 26 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.

Fri, Jul 26 1:00 P.M. A Change of Art/The Litterbug     NH Kids (11.5)

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

Sat, Jul 27 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.

Sun, Jul 28 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.

Mon, Jul 29 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.

Tue, Jul 30 12:00 P.M. Spice Is Nice/Aris Muscles     NHPBS (11.1)

Elinor and her friends learn what makes Olive's mom's curry so spicy.

Tue, Jul 30 1:00 P.M. Echo Location/Ears to You     NH Kids (11.5)

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

Wed, Jul 31 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.

Wed, Jul 31 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.

Thu, Aug 1 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.

Thu, Aug 1 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.

Fri, Aug 2 12:00 P.M. Clean Captain/The Moment of Tooth     NHPBS (11.1)

Elinor is the new Clean Captain at school and takes things too far.

Fri, Aug 2 1:00 P.M. The Little Drummer/Rest Is Best     NH Kids (11.5)

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.

Sat, Aug 3 1:00 P.M. Echo Location/Ears to You     NH Kids (11.5)

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

Sun, Aug 4 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.

Mon, Aug 5 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.

Tue, Aug 6 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, Aug 6 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.

Wed, Aug 7 12:00 P.M. Teacher's Day/The Nose Knows     NHPBS (11.1)

Elinor and her friends must sneak past Mz. Mole to surprise her for Teacher's Day.

Wed, Aug 7 1:00 P.M. Elinor's Fishy Friend/Do The Crane Dance     NH Kids (11.5)

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, Aug 8 12:00 P.M. Follow That Roly Poly/Rain, Rain Don't Go Away     NHPBS (11.1)

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!

Thu, Aug 8 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.

Fri, Aug 9 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, Aug 9 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, Aug 10 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.

Sun, Aug 11 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, Aug 12 12:00 P.M. Just Mist/Crayon Quest     NHPBS (11.1)

The kids take a field trip to a cloud forest and learn that clouds have water in them.

Mon, Aug 12 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.

Tue, Aug 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.

Tue, Aug 13 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.

Wed, Aug 14 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!

Thu, Aug 15 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.

Thu, Aug 15 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.

Fri, Aug 16 12:00 P.M. Junior Ranger Elinor/Big Brother     NHPBS (11.1)

Junior Ranger Elinor and Ranger Rabbit's favorite spot in the forest is ruined by a fire.

Sat, Aug 17 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.

Sun, Aug 18 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!

Mon, Aug 19 12:00 P.M. Backyard Soup/Colorful and Tasty     NHPBS (11.1)

Backyard Soup - Elinor loves making "Backyard Soup," because all the ingredients come from their backyard garden.

Mon, Aug 19 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.

Tue, Aug 20 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.

Tue, Aug 20 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.

Wed, Aug 21 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.

Wed, Aug 21 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.

Thu, Aug 22 12:00 P.M. Bubble House/The Syrup Tree     NHPBS (11.1)

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

Thu, Aug 22 1:00 P.M. Clean Captain/The Moment of Tooth     NH Kids (11.5)

Elinor is the new Clean Captain at school and takes things too far.

Fri, Aug 23 12:00 P.M. Elinor's Nest/Foody Fuel     NHPBS (11.1)

Elinor and her friends get inspired by birds to make their perfect nest.

Sat, Aug 24 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.

Sun, Aug 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.

Mon, Aug 26 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.

Mon, Aug 26 1:00 P.M. Teacher's Day/The Nose Knows     NH Kids (11.5)

Elinor and her friends must sneak past Mz. Mole to surprise her for Teacher's Day.

Tue, Aug 27 12:00 P.M. Make Music Naturally/Light The Way     NHPBS (11.1)

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

Tue, Aug 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.

Wed, Aug 28 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, Aug 29 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.

Thu, Aug 29 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, Aug 30 12:00 P.M. The Violin Lesson/Flying High     NHPBS (11.1)

Olive gets inspired to play her violin after observing why crickets chirp.

Fri, Aug 30 1:00 P.M. Just Mist/Crayon Quest     NH Kids (11.5)

The kids take a field trip to a cloud forest and learn that clouds have water in them.

Sat, Aug 31 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.

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