Leave It to Ari/Snow Friend
elinor wonders why

Mon, Nov 14 12:30 P.M. NHPBS  

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. The kids also notice some of the dirt on the ground has little bits of leaves in it, and they realize that the leaves that fall on the forest floor eventually get old and go back into the soil, just like the compost that Ari's Dad makes. Snow Friend - Elinor, Ari and Olive are building a giant Snow Friend, but there isn't enough snow to finish their masterpiece. Luckily, the next day brings fresh new snow, but this snow won't stay packed at all - it just falls apart. After they go in the house to warm up, they observe some snow melt and get sticky, and they figure out a solution - warm up the snow! When they put their plan into action, the warm snow has just the right stickiness for packing. Just in time to build a super Snow Friend. Hurrah!

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 111

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Mon, Nov 14 12:30 P.M. Leave It to Ari/Snow Friend     NHPBS

Future Broadcast times for "Elinor Wonders Why": (show all)

Wed, Oct 5 9:30 A.M. Hiding In Plain Sight/Owl Girl     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, Oct 5 12:30 P.M. Burrowing Owl Girl/Olive's Tree     NHPBS
Thu, Oct 6 9:30 A.M. The Town Picnic/The Amazing Expandable Clubhouse     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Oct 6 12:30 P.M. The Lizard Lounge/Feathers     NHPBS
Fri, Oct 7 9:30 A.M. Burrowing Owl Girl/Olive's Tree     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, Oct 7 12:30 P.M. Hiding In Plain Sight/Owl Girl     NHPBS
Sat, Oct 8 9:30 A.M. Hiding In Plain Sight/Owl Girl     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Oct 9 9:30 A.M. The Town Picnic/The Amazing Expandable Clubhouse     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Oct 10 9:30 A.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Oct 10 12:30 P.M. Butterfly Party/More Than One Right Way     NHPBS
Tue, Oct 11 9:30 A.M. To Bee Or Not to Bee/Turtle Crossing     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Oct 11 12:30 P.M. The House That Ants Built/Special Places     NHPBS
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Wed, Oct 12 12:30 P.M. Speedy Swimming/Strawberry Jam     NHPBS
Thu, Oct 13 9:30 A.M. Butterfly Party/More Than One Right Way     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Oct 13 12:30 P.M. Feed The Birds     NHPBS

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