Follow That Roly Poly/Rain, Rain Don't Go Away
elinor wonders why

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! After careful observation, they realize that there's an entire community of critters that lives under logs. It's a like a tiny town! Finally, they put the log back the way they found it and learn that you don't have to look far to find a grand adventure in nature. Rain, Rain Don't Go Away - Elinor, Ari and Olive are in the park playing when their fun is cut short, because it starts to rain. This makes Elinor wonder, "why does it need to rain?" The kids soon observe lots of ways the rain is helpful to plants and animals: it helps snails stay slimy, fills up bird baths, keeps frog ponds full, and keeps the grass green. Now the kids know that a rain shower is very useful to nature. Also, rain makes the best thing ever for kids - PUDDLES to jump in!

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 55 seconds

Episode Number: 118

About 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.


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

Tue, Mar 5 12:00 P.M. Echo Location/Ears to You     NHPBS (11.1)
Tue, Mar 5 1:00 P.M. To Bee Or Not to Bee/Turtle Crossing     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Mar 6 12:00 P.M. Frozen Fish/Pirate Treasure     NHPBS (11.1)
Wed, Mar 6 1:00 P.M. A Moth Mystery/Just Peachy     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Mar 7 12:00 P.M. The Little Drummer/Rest Is Best     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, Mar 7 1:00 P.M. Speedy Swimming/Strawberry Jam     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Mar 8 12:00 P.M. Leave It to Ari/Snow Friend     NHPBS (11.1)
Fri, Mar 8 1:00 P.M. Burrowing Owl Girl/Olive's Tree     NH Kids (11.5)
Sat, Mar 9 1:00 P.M. To Bee Or Not to Bee/Turtle Crossing     NH Kids (11.5)
Sun, Mar 10 1:00 P.M. Speedy Swimming/Strawberry Jam     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Mar 11 12:00 P.M. A Moth Mystery/Just Peachy     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, Mar 11 1:00 P.M. A Garden for All/Band of Explorers     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Mar 12 12:00 P.M. Olive's Library/Nature Walk     NHPBS (11.1)
Tue, Mar 12 1:00 P.M. Frozen Fish/Pirate Treasure     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Mar 13 12:00 P.M. Wind in the Web/The Pokey Plan     NHPBS (11.1)
Wed, Mar 13 1:00 P.M. The Town Picnic/The Amazing Expandable Clubhouse     NH Kids (11.5)


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