PBS KIDS unveils new Halloween programming

PBS KIDS has revealed its new Halloween multi-platform content lineup, which includes new movie The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot about Halloween.
September 26, 2016

PBS KIDS is getting into the Halloween spirit this year with a brand-new Cat in the Hat movie, as well as themed episodes of its series Dinosaur Train, Nature Cat and Ready Jet Go! The pubcaster is also debuting new online games and activities in celebration of the holiday.

The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot about Halloween will make its television and streaming premiere on October 28. Prior to its debut, other Halloween-themed content will broadcast and stream throughout the month, including encore performances from PEG + CAT and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.

As for new free games on the PBS KIDS Games App and on, Cat in the Hat Corn Maze Craze, Cat in the Hat Camp Time, Nature Cat Park Builder and Peg + Cat Parade will be featured.

Hands-on activities including pumpkin-carving templates will also be accessible online through PBS Parents.

Rounding out the content, PBS will launch a range of free educational videos, lesson plans and games for PreK-12 teachers.

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