Throwback Thursday

Remember these adorable dancing twins? Instant good mood!

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to7uIG8KYhg

Jul 25, 2013 Leave a comment

Throwback Thursday!

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Today’s submission comes from Kris Irvin: “My best friend and I dressed up as the aliens from Sesame Street back in 2006 for Halloween. She sewed the costumes herself. They were epic. The only problem was, the fur from the fabric got EVERYWHERE (including in our eyes!) still, they were definitely the best Halloween costumes ever.”

Submit your TBTs to parentsubmission@pbs.org for your chance to be featured!

Jun 13, 2013 1 Comment

Mister Rogers Remixed! (Throwback Thursday!)

Today’s #TBT is special. This week last year, PBS Digital Studios shared the Webby-winning Mister Rogers “Garden of your Mind” remix, and today, as a thank you for being fans of PBS Digital Studios, we are releasing its B-side from our incredibly talented friend, John Boswell.

It’s called “Sing Together.” Happy Throwback Thursday!

Jun 6, 2013 Leave a comment

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Timothy Goes to School was a cartoon series based on the books by Rosemary Wells. It featured a young raccoon, Timothy, who attended a fictional primary school.

May 9, 2013 3 Comments

THROWBACK THURSDAY!

Set in Washington, DC in the early 1980s, Powerhouse focused on the adventures of a racially and ethnically diverse group of six teenagers and young adults from the inner city, based at a community center founded by a woman named Brenda Gaines, who inherited the location from her family. The basic theme of the series is that every person is a source of creativity and power. “We all have a power house deep down inside,” as one line said in the show’s theme song.

May 2, 2013 Leave a comment

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Zoobilee Zoo was an Emmy Award-winning children’s television series featuring costumed performers dressed as animal characters. Generally the plot of each episode consists of Zoobles encountering difficulties usually common to young children and then learning a moral lesson about dealing with such problems, such as being apprehensive of going to a doctor or learning to appreciate others.

Did you watch Zoobilee Zoo?

Apr 25, 2013 Leave a comment

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Theodore Tugboat was a Canadian children’s television series about a tugboat named Theodore who lives in the Big Harbour with all of his friends. The show ran from 1993-2001 and dealt with life learning issues portrayed by the tugs or other ships in the harbour.

Apr 18, 2013 Leave a comment

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Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? is an American children’s television game show based on the Carmen Sandiego computer game. The program aired on PBS from 1991 until 1995. Greg Lee hosted the program in the role of “The ACME Special Agent in charge of training new recruits.” He was joined by Lynne Thigpen as “The Chief” and acapella performing group Rockapella, who served as the show’s in-house band and comedy troupe.

Want to hear that catchy theme song? Here ya go! http://youtu.be/3bjAfVLk80g

Apr 11, 2013 Leave a comment

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Seven Little Monsters was part of the PBS Kids Bookworm Bunch from 2000 to 2002. It was about a family of seven monsters and their mother. The series was created by Maurice Sendak and based on his book. Each monster is named after a different number from 1 to 7, and each has unique physical characteristics.

Here is the theme song, sung by Barenaked Ladies: http://youtu.be/dH_ZctLxIM4

Apr 4, 2013 2 Comments

THROWBACK THURSDAY

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Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat, aired on PBS KIDS in the early 2000s. Set c. 1900 during the Qing Dynasty, Sagwa has fun in her day-to-day life while learning and teaching valuable life lessons.

Learn more here: http://bit.ly/ZrfJ74

Mar 28, 2013 Leave a comment