WordWorld

Each episode of "WordWorld" is a narrative built around a wacky troupe of characters, WordFriends, who are characters first and words second. "WordWorld's" WordFriends go on comic adventures and face challenges that can only be resolved with the right word. Sheep is a shy little girl who loves to pretend; Frog is the cautious brainiac and word "expert"; impetuous Duck is still learning his letters; Pig lives in the moment; Ant is a pragmatic bundle of energy; and Dog is a WordFriend's best friend. A key component of the show is word building, a unique moment when children witness a word "morph" into the thing it is. Word building reinforces the pre-reading concept that letters make words and that words have meaning.

Mon, Nov 30 6:30 A.M. Duck at Bat/You Can Never Have Too Many Oo's     NHPBS KIDS

Duck At Bat - Duck loses the letter B to his baseball bat just before the big game is supposed to start.

Tue, Dec 1 6:30 A.M. Flying Ant/The Dancing Duck Bonanza     NHPBS KIDS

Flying Ant - WordWorld is all abuzz - today is the Insect Air Show!

Wed, Dec 2 6:30 A.M. Runaway O/Happy Birthday, Dog!     NHPBS KIDS

Runaway O - When Sheep and Bear open Cat's box of Os, one rolls away, sending them on a madcap chase to catch it before Cat wakes up.

Thu, Dec 3 6:30 A.M. Play Ball/M Is for Map     NHPBS KIDS

Play Ball!

Fri, Dec 4 6:30 A.M. The Christmas Star/A Christmas Present for Dog     NHPBS KIDS

The Christmas Star - It's the night before Christmas and Frog needs a star to hang on his Christmas tree.

Mon, Dec 7 6:30 A.M. Rocket to the Moon/The Birds     NHPBS KIDS

Rocket to the Moon - When Frog needs to rescue the Little Piggies from the moon, he learns to appreciate lowercase letters.

Tue, Dec 8 6:30 A.M. Bit By Bit/Ride 'em Cowbear     NHPBS KIDS

Bit by Bit: It is Monkey's birthday, and a sick Frog entrusts Duck and Bug to take his present-a banana-to Monkey's birthday party for him.

Wed, Dec 9 6:30 A.M. A String's The Thing/J-J-Jelly     NHPBS KIDS

A String's the Thing - After Duck accidentally turns on Frog's new cake frosting machine, the WordFriends must find the right "ing" word to stop it from covering WordWorld in delicious frosting.

Thu, Dec 10 6:30 A.M. The Christmas Star/A Christmas Present for Dog     NHPBS KIDS

The Christmas Star - It's the night before Christmas and Frog needs a star to hang on his Christmas tree.

Fri, Dec 11 6:30 A.M. Sh-Sh-Shark!/Dog Wants to Play Ball     NHPBS KIDS

Sh-Sh-Shark!

Mon, Dec 14 6:30 A.M. The Lost Letter L/Catch That C!     NHPBS KIDS

The Lost Letter L - When Duck accidentally breaks the L off Frog's lamp, he decides not to tell Frog.

Tue, Dec 15 6:30 A.M. There's An Ant In Every Giant/Chef Sheep     NHPBS KIDS

There's an Ant in Every Giant - When Ant grows tired of being the smallest WordFriend in Word World, he adds a G-I to his tiny frame and changes from ANT to GIANT.

Thu, Dec 17 6:30 A.M. Princess Sheep/W Drought     NHPBS KIDS

Princess Sheep - Bear and Sheep want to play princess, but they only have one crown.

Fri, Dec 18 6:30 A.M. The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie/Duck's Family Reunion     NHPBS KIDS

The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie - When Pig's pie for Bear goes missing, it's up to Detective Sheep to follow the letter clues and solve the mystery of the disappearing pie!

Mon, Dec 21 6:30 A.M. The Christmas Star/A Christmas Present for Dog     NHPBS KIDS

The Christmas Star - It's the night before Christmas and Frog needs a star to hang on his Christmas tree.

Tue, Dec 22 6:30 A.M. Kite Flight/Hide and Seek     NHPBS KIDS

Kite Flight - When Frog sails away on a big kite he built, it's up to Duck and Shark to save him.

Wed, Dec 23 6:30 A.M. Boppin' with the Bug Band/Shuffleword     NHPBS KIDS

Boppin' with the Bug Band - Ant is having a band showcase on his radio show and while Bug, Fly and Bee have some really good music, they need a lot of help with their lyrics.

Thu, Dec 24 6:30 A.M. The Christmas Star/A Christmas Present for Dog     NHPBS KIDS

The Christmas Star - It's the night before Christmas and Frog needs a star to hang on his Christmas tree.

Fri, Dec 25 6:30 A.M. The Christmas Star/A Christmas Present for Dog     NHPBS KIDS

The Christmas Star - It's the night before Christmas and Frog needs a star to hang on his Christmas tree.

Mon, Dec 28 6:30 A.M. Pl-Pl-Plane/Mail Mix Up     NHPBS KIDS

Pl-Pl-Plane: Frog and the Bug Band are headed to have some fun on the beach, but not everything goes as Frog had planned.

Tue, Dec 29 6:30 A.M. Castles in the Sea/Get Your Coat     NHPBS KIDS

Castles in the Sea: While playing in the sand on the beach, Duck and Shark discover the perfect home for Shark: a sand castle!

Wed, Dec 30 6:30 A.M. Pig's Present/Tick Tock Space Clock     NHPBS KIDS

Pig's Present: It's Pig's birthday and his nephews, the Three Little Pigs, are making him a secret present.

Thu, Dec 31 6:30 A.M. Robots to the Rescue!/Radio Read-A-Thon     NHPBS KIDS

Robots to the Rescue!

Fri, Jan 1 6:30 A.M. Playing Spies/Wee Little Whale     NHPBS KIDS

Playing Spies: When Sheep and Duck think that Dog has a secret, they decide to play "spy" to figure out the mystery.

Mon, Jan 4 6:30 A.M. My Fuzzy Valentine/Love, Bug     NHPBS KIDS

My Fuzzy Valentine - Bug wants to sign a valentine for his favorite WordFriend, but he doesn't know how to write his name.

Tue, Jan 5 6:30 A.M. Duck Saves Spider's Web/Caterpillar Gets A Home     NHPBS KIDS

Duck Saves Spider's Web - When Duck accidentally crashes into Spider's web and breaks it apart into letters, he has to go about finding the letters to fix it.

Wed, Jan 6 6:30 A.M. Superhero Sheep/Pirate Ship     NHPBS KIDS

Superhero Sheep: Sheep becomes Word World's first superhero, saving the day with the letter "S"!

Thu, Jan 7 6:30 A.M. Get Well Soon Soup/Mmm-Mmm-Milk!     NHPBS KIDS

Get Well Soon Soup - When Ant gets sick, Pig tries to take care of him by making his special Get-Well-Soon Soup.

Fri, Jan 8 6:30 A.M. The Race to Mystery Island/A Star Is Born     NHPBS KIDS

The Race to Mystery Island: Pig and Frog are trying to out-do each other.

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