wordworld
Back On Track/The Rainbow Birthday Cake

Mon, Jun 10 12:30 P.M. NHPBS KIDS      

Back on Track: While looking through his telescope, Frog notices that Kangaroo's mail train is headed straight for a broken track! He has to rely on BEAR and her tiny new tricycle to get him there to fix the track on time. And if the tricycle isn't tiny enough, Dog, Duck, and Ant and all his cousins climb on board to lend a hand. Will they make it in time? The Rainbow Birthday Cake: It is Frog's birthday, and Duck wants to make him a big, beautiful birthday cake frosted in the colors of the rainbow. Such a cake requires lots of cans of frosting, and Duck learns he can't just throw cans anywhere-they must be recycled. In WordWorld, recycling means using the letters in a discarded word to make other words, such as can-dle-which is just what Duck needs for Frog's cake!

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 55 seconds

Episode Number: 120

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Mon, Jun 10 12:30 P.M. back on track/the rainbow birthday cake     NHPBS KIDS

About WordWorld:

Each episode of "WordWorld" is a narrative built around a wacky troupe of characters, WordFriends, who are characters first and words second.

"WordWorld's" WordFriends go on comic adventures and face challenges that can only be resolved with the right word.

Sheep is a shy little girl who loves to pretend; Frog is the cautious brainiac and word "expert"; impetuous Duck is still learning his letters; Pig lives in the moment; Ant is a pragmatic bundle of energy; and Dog is a WordFriend's best friend.

A key component of the show is word building, a unique moment when children witness a word "morph" into the thing it is.

Word building reinforces the pre-reading concept that letters make words and that words have meaning.

Future Broadcast times for "WordWorld": (show all)

Wed, May 22 12:30 P.M. The Best Nest/Duck's Family Reunion     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, May 23 12:30 P.M. Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, May 24 12:30 P.M. Think in the Rink/X Marks The Spot     NHPBS KIDS
Sat, May 25 12:30 P.M. The Really Red Ruby/Firefighters to the Rescue     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, May 26 12:30 P.M. Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, May 27 12:30 P.M. Race to the Spaceship/Sandbox Surprise     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, May 28 12:30 P.M. Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, May 29 12:30 P.M. Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark!     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, May 30 12:30 P.M. Pies, Pies, Pies!/Waterlogged     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, May 31 12:30 P.M. Dog's Having A Party/Dog Wants to Play Ball     NHPBS KIDS
Sat, Jun 1 12:30 P.M. Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Jun 2 12:30 P.M. Pies, Pies, Pies!/Waterlogged     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Jun 3 12:30 P.M. Robots to the Rescue!/Radio Read-A-Thon     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Jun 4 12:30 P.M. The Race to Mystery Island/A Star Is Born     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, Jun 5 12:30 P.M. Bit By Bit/Ride 'em Cowbear     NHPBS KIDS


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