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Best Babysitter Ever/Plant A Tree

Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don are excited that Keira Chirostenotes gets to babysit them for the night while Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon go out for a dinner on the Dinosaur Night Train. Keira shows the kids how a dead log's decomposition provides food and shelter for many living creatures. Meanwhile, Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon are gleeful as they enjoy their date, exploring the Dinosaur Train's other compartments. Mom and Dad return home to find their kids filled with more happiness than when they left them and their pillows filled with several little bugs from the decomposing log. The Pteranodon kids are spending the day with Grandma and Grandpa Pteranodon! On the Dinosaur Train trip to their grandparents' place, Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don learn about sycamore trees. Grandma and Grandpa are excited to have a whole day with their grandkids and doubly-excited to do a special project with them. They bring the kids to a field lined with sycamore trees and show them a particularly tall one that was - Can you believe it!? - planted by their Dad when he was a kid! Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don get to plant their own sycamore saplings and vow to visit their trees frequently to track their growth over the years!

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 55 seconds

Episode Number: 306


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Tue, Sep 28 10:30 A.M. Stop and Smell The Flowers/Moms' Campout     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Sep 28 12:00 P.M. What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!/What's at the Center of the Earth? Fossils!     NHPBS
Wed, Sep 29 10:30 A.M. Trains, Submarines and Zeppelins: Part 1/Part 2     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, Sep 29 12:00 P.M. Stop and Smell The Flowers/Moms' Campout     NHPBS
Thu, Sep 30 10:30 A.M. Dinosaur Train Submarine: A Sea Turtle Tale/Rocket Train     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Sep 30 12:00 P.M. Trains, Submarines and Zeppelins: Part 1/Part 2     NHPBS
Fri, Oct 1 10:30 A.M. Stop and Smell The Flowers/Moms' Campout     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, Oct 1 12:00 P.M. Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part One/Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part Two     NHPBS
Sat, Oct 2 12:00 P.M. Stop and Smell The Flowers/Moms' Campout     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Oct 3 12:00 P.M. Dinosaur Train Submarine: A Sea Turtle Tale/Rocket Train     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Oct 4 10:30 A.M. Where Have All The Lizards Gone?/Conductor's Sleepover     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Oct 4 12:00 P.M. Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature!     NHPBS
Tue, Oct 5 10:30 A.M. Dinosaur Train Submarine: Shoshana Shonosaurus/All Kinds of Families     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Oct 5 12:00 P.M. Where Have All The Lizards Gone?/Conductor's Sleepover     NHPBS
Wed, Oct 6 10:30 A.M. An Apatosaurus Adventure/Nature Art     NHPBS KIDS

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