Big Trees/Baby Steps
elinor wonders why

Big Trees - Ari's attempts to make the world's tallest toy block tower keep falling over, so he tries to get some inspiration from a special field trip to the forest to see the world's tallest trees. When they arrive, the kids are AMAZED to see the huge sequoias, which are so tall, the kids can't even see the top! They try to form a ring around the trees by having the whole class hold hands, but they don't even get close to circling the tree. This makes Ari realize how tall trees are often wide at the bottom, which gives him the perfect idea for his tower: just make it wide at the bottom! Baby Steps - While Elinor and Ari are looking after Ari's baby sister, Miri, in the park, they decide they want to teach her how to walk. But, after they try and try again, Miri still can't seem to be able to walk. Meanwhile, Olive is determined to learn a new roller skate jump, but can't seem to get it. The kids finally realize that sometimes, you can't do things, because your body isn't ready yet. With this new knowledge, they help Miri stand, and Olive gets inspired to practice until she's ready to do her new move!

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 126

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)

Thu, Feb 29 12:00 P.M. Speed Racer/One of These Goats     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, Feb 29 1:00 P.M. Make Music Naturally/Light The Way     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Mar 1 12:00 P.M. The Paper Trail/Bath Time     NHPBS (11.1)
Fri, Mar 1 1:00 P.M. Olive's Library/Nature Walk     NH Kids (11.5)
Sat, Mar 2 1:00 P.M. These Sneezes/Ari's Lucky Shirt     NH Kids (11.5)
Sun, Mar 3 1:00 P.M. Olive's Library/Nature Walk     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Mar 4 12:00 P.M. Underground Soup/Dandy Dandelions     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, Mar 4 1:00 P.M. Underground Soup/Dandy Dandelions     NH Kids (11.5)
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)


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