Best Babysitter Ever/Plant A Tree
dinosaur train

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 46 seconds

Episode Number: 306

About Dinosaur Train:

"Dinosaur Train" is an animated series for 3-to-6 year olds.

The series features a curious young T-rex named Buddy who, together with his adopted Pteranodon family, takes the Dinosaur Train to meet, explore, and have adventures with all kinds of dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures.


Future Broadcast times for "Dinosaur Train": (show all)

Wed, Jun 19 6:30 A.M. The Tiny-Saur Train/How Many Horns     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Jun 21 6:30 A.M. Kenny Kentrosaurus/Don and the Troodons     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Jun 24 6:30 A.M. Have You Heard About The Herd?/Jess Hesperornis     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Jun 25 6:30 A.M. The Egg Stealer?/To The Grandparents' Nest We Go!     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Jun 26 6:30 A.M. Erma Eoraptor/Under The Volcano     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Jun 27 6:30 A.M. Pteranodon Family World Tour/Gilbert The Junior Conductor     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Jun 28 6:30 A.M. The Beelzebufo Cometh/Dennis Comes to Visit     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Jul 1 6:30 A.M. Trains, Submarines and Zeppelins: Part 1/Part 2     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Jul 2 6:30 A.M. Where Have All The Lizards Gone?/Conductor's Sleepover     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Jul 3 6:30 A.M. New Neighbors /Don's Collection     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Jul 4 6:30 A.M. Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part One/Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part Two     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Jul 5 6:30 A.M. Long Claws/Tank's Sleep Over     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Jul 8 6:30 A.M. Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet!/Diamond Anniversary     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Jul 9 6:30 A.M. What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!/What's at the Center of the Earth? Fossils!     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Jul 10 6:30 A.M. What's at the Center of the Earth Troglobites!/Minerals!     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Jul 11 6:30 A.M. The Wing Kings/The Big Mud Pit     NH Kids (11.5)


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