A Change of Art/The Litterbug
elinor wonders why

A Change of Art - Elinor and her class are painting outdoors with the town's enthusiastic art teacher, Mr. Lion, when they run out of paint. A flabbergasted Mr. Lion apologizes, but soon the kids begin to experiment with natural items they find, and discover nature is full of colors you can use to paint: grass paints green and you can use strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries to paint your canvas. The kids happily finish their paintings, and when they're all done, Elinor proudly shows off her picture, which shows her true love of nature. The Litterbug - Elinor, Ari and Olive are in the park when they see Mrs. Hippo picking up litter and doing her best to keep Animal Town clean. The kids decide to help her, but when they finish, they realize that the park they just cleaned is full of litter again! That must mean Animal Town has a litterbug. After doing some investigating, the kids realize who the litterbug is -- it's Mrs. Hippo herself! It turns out that one of the bags she was using to collect trash had a hole in it, so she was dropping litter behind her everywhere they went.

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 55 seconds

Episode Number: 128

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, May 23 12:00 P.M. Backyard Soup/Colorful and Tasty     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, May 23 1:00 P.M. Wind in the Web/The Pokey Plan     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, May 24 12:00 P.M. The Paper Trail/Bath Time     NHPBS (11.1)
Fri, May 24 1:00 P.M. Leave It to Ari/Snow Friend     NH Kids (11.5)
Sat, May 25 1:00 P.M. Bird Song/No Need to Shout     NH Kids (11.5)
Sun, May 26 1:00 P.M. Wind in the Web/The Pokey Plan     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, May 27 12:00 P.M. Mz. Mole's Glasses/Elinor Stops The Squish     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, May 27 1:00 P.M. The House That Ants Built/Special Places     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, May 28 12:00 P.M. Feed The Birds     NHPBS (11.1)
Tue, May 28 1:00 P.M. The Unsinkable Lynx/Rocky The Rock     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, May 29 12:00 P.M. Bird Song/No Need to Shout     NHPBS (11.1)
Wed, May 29 1:00 P.M. Mz. Mole's Glasses/Elinor Stops The Squish     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, May 30 12:00 P.M. Wind in the Web/The Pokey Plan     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, May 30 1:00 P.M. Echo Location/Ears to You     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, May 31 12:00 P.M. The Lizard Lounge/Feathers     NHPBS (11.1)
Fri, May 31 1:00 P.M. The Tomato Drop/Look What I Can Do     NH Kids (11.5)


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