wordworld
Play Ball/M Is for Map

Thu, Aug 15 6:30 A.M. NHPBS KIDS      

Play Ball! - The WordFriends play an exciting game of baseball, but Robot has never played before. With some practice, and a lot of encouragement from his WordFriends, Robot learns the game and turns into a slugging machine! M is for Map - After a fun day of adventuring through the jungle, Sheep and Bear discover they are lost - and it's almost dark! In their haste to get home before sunset, the WordFriends lose the letters to their map. They have to sound out and hunt down the letters in "map" - but with Adventure Sheep leading the way, nothing is ever easy!

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 55 seconds

Episode Number: 122

All broadcast times for this episode: (show all)

Thu, Aug 15 6:30 A.M. play ball/m is for map     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Aug 18 6:30 A.M. play ball/m is for map     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)

Sun, Jul 21 6:30 A.M. The Best Nest/Duck's Family Reunion     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Jul 22 6:30 A.M. A String's The Thing/J-J-Jelly     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Jul 23 6:30 A.M. Totally Terrific Duck/A Star Is Born     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, Jul 24 6:30 A.M. Think in the Rink/X Marks The Spot     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Jul 25 6:30 A.M. Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, Jul 26 6:30 A.M. Dog's Having A Party/Dog Wants to Play Ball     NHPBS KIDS
Sat, Jul 27 6:30 A.M. Totally Terrific Duck/A Star Is Born     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Jul 28 6:30 A.M. Think in the Rink/X Marks The Spot     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Jul 29 6:30 A.M. Kite Flight/Hide and Seek     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Jul 30 6:30 A.M. Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark!     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, Jul 31 6:30 A.M. Race to the Spaceship/Sandbox Surprise     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Aug 1 6:30 A.M. Get Well Soon Soup/Mmm-Mmm-Milk!     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, Aug 2 6:30 A.M. Duck's Hiccups/A.... A.... Choo!     NHPBS KIDS
Sat, Aug 3 6:30 A.M. Kite Flight/Hide and Seek     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Aug 4 6:30 A.M. Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark!     NHPBS KIDS


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