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Elinor Wonders Why

Elinor, the most observant and curious bunny rabbit in Animal Town, introduces kids ages 3-5 to science, nature, and community through adventures with her friends Ari, a bat, and Olive, an elephant.

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Water You Doing?; Thinking About Blinking

Premiered On: 11/23/2020

Elinor and her friends decide to make a stone walkway across a stream, but it stops the water flow. Ari is crowned the blinking champion after winning a bunch of intense staring contests at school.

  • Sunday November 27, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Sunday November 27, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET

Butterfly Babies; Elinor's Circus

Premiered On: 03/15/2021

The kids realize that they've never seen a baby butterfly. Elinor, Ari and Olive decide to put on a circus for all their friends.

  • Sunday November 27, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Sunday November 27, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

A Garden for All/Band of Explorers

Elinor gives Hazel some strawberry seeds to grow at home. The Exploring Club goes on a musical march in the forest.

  • Monday November 28, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Monday November 28, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Thursday December 1, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Thursday December 1, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Saturday December 3, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Saturday December 3, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Sunday December 11, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Sunday December 11, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET

A Moth Mystery; Just Peachy

Fluttering moths distract the kids when they try to sing their new Sunny Summer Song. The kids give away peaches to their friends in Animal Town.

  • Tuesday November 29, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Tuesday November 29, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Friday December 2, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Friday December 2, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Leave It to Ari; Snow Friend

Premiered On: 09/22/2020

Elinor, Olive, and Ari head to the forest to take a closer look at leaves. Elinor, Ari, and Olive build a giant snow friend, but it falls apart because they don't have enough snow.

  • Wednesday November 30, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Wednesday November 30, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Sunday December 4, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Sunday December 4, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

The Tomato Drop; Look What I Can Do

Premiered On: 09/14/2020

Elinor, Ari, and Olive enter the tomato drop contest at the Animal Town Tomato Festival. Elinor and Ari notice their friends are good at soccer, but they are not.

  • Monday December 5, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Monday December 5, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Sunday December 18, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Sunday December 18, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET

Feed the Birds; Senor Tapir Says Adios

Elinor worries how her chickadee friend Chicky will find food during the winter. Elinor and her friends decide to give Senor Tapir a going away present.

  • Sunday December 4, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Sunday December 4, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET
  • Tuesday December 6, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Tuesday December 6, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Saturday December 10, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Saturday December 10, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Frozen Fish; Pirate Treasure

Premiered On: 03/17/2021

After the lake freezes over, Elinor and her friends want to know what happens to fish during winter. When the kids forget where they buried their treasure, Philbert the Squirrel teaches the kids about landmarks and how to use them.

  • Thursday December 8, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Thursday December 8, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Sunday December 11, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Sunday December 11, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Zig Zag Plant; Butterfly Drinks

Premiered On: 03/16/2021

A mystery is afoot at Elinor's school when one of the class plants grows in an unusual shape. Elinor dresses up as a butterfly for Insect Day at school, but she can't drink anything when her hands are busy being the wings!

  • Friday December 9, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Friday December 9, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

The Town Picnic; The Amazing Expandable Clubhouse

Premiered On: 09/08/2020

Ari grows impatient waiting for ketchup. Elinor, Olive, and Ari have to figure out how to expand their clubhouse to fit all the new members of The Explorer's Club.

  • Monday December 12, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Monday December 12, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Saturday December 17, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Saturday December 17, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Speed Racer; One of These Goats

Premiered On: 09/21/2020

Elinor and her friends try to make their race car go faster by changing its shape. The substitute teacher has trouble telling the Goat twins apart.

  • Tuesday December 13, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Tuesday December 13, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

The Lizard Lounge; Feathers

Premiered On: 09/15/2020

Elinor and her friends come up with a plan when lizards get in the way of Mrs. Beaver's new park bench. Elinor and her friends observe birds.

  • Wednesday December 14, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Wednesday December 14, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Speedy Swimming; Strawberry Jam

Premiered On: 06/07/2021

The kids go to the local lake for a nice swim and discover that many animals can swim really fast. Elinor and Olive plan the perfect camping breakfast until they realize they're out of strawberry jam.

  • Thursday December 15, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Thursday December 15, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Sunday December 18, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Sunday December 18, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Burrowing Owl Girl; Olive's Tree

Premiered On: 03/18/2021

Elinor is reminded that nature is full of surprises when she visits her grandparents in the desert. Olive's friends are sad to see that her favorite tree in the forest has fallen over.

  • Saturday December 3, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Saturday December 3, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET
  • Friday December 16, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Friday December 16, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

The House That Ants Built; Special Places

Premiered On: 09/10/2020

Elinor and her friends each have their own ideas about how to build a couch cushion castle. Ari can't remember where he left his favorite ball.

  • Saturday December 17, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Saturday December 17, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET

Hiding in Plain Sight; Owl Girl

Premiered On: 10/05/2020

Elinor, Olive, and Ari use shapes, colors, and patterns to hide so that the Goat Twins can't spot them. Elinor decides to be an owl for the costume parade.

  • Saturday December 10, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Saturday December 10, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET
  • Monday December 19, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Monday December 19, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Bird Song; No Need to Shout

Premiered On: 09/16/2020

Noisy birds keep Elinor's dad awake. Elinor loses her voice just before she and her friends are supposed to sing for the class.

  • Tuesday December 20, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Tuesday December 20, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

A Change of Art; The Litterbug

Premiered On: 09/06/2021

Elinor and her class run out of paint while painting outdoors and experiment with natural items. Elinor, Ari and Olive help Mrs. Hippo pick up litter in the park.

  • Thursday December 22, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Thursday December 22, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

To Bee or Not to Bee; Turtle Crossing

Premiered On: 06/08/2021

Elinor, Ari and Olive help Koa get over her fear of honey bees while having a picnic in the forest. The kids work together to move their new bike path around a turtle crossing.

  • Friday December 23, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Friday December 23, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Echo Location; Ears to You

Premiered On: 09/08/2021

On a camping trip the kids discover that Ari is great at playing Marco Polo, even when blindfolded! The kids explore how some animals hear even though it looks like they don't have any ears.

  • Saturday December 24, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Saturday December 24, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET

The Science of Staying Warm; The Seed of an Idea

Premiered On: 09/09/2020

Elinor, Olive and Ari get ready to go out and play in the snow. Elinor wants to learn how Velcro works.

  • Monday December 26, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Monday December 26, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Follow Your Nose; Leaf Charms

Premiered On: 06/10/2021

After some investigating, the kids figure out that smelling is good for lots of reasons. Elinor and Camilla Dromedary use leaves to make special charms and necklaces.

  • Tuesday December 27, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Tuesday December 27, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Ms. Mole's Glasses; Elinor Stops the Squish

Premiered On: 09/17/2020

Elinor and her friends set out to return Ms. Mole's glasses to her after she forgets them at school. Elinor and her friends want to bring Ms. Mole a cupcake for her birthday.

  • Wednesday December 28, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Wednesday December 28, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
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Butterfly Babies; Elinor's Circus - S1 E20

  • Wednesday November 23, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Wednesday November 23, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Underground Soup; Dandy Dandelions - S1 E33

  • Tuesday November 22, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Tuesday November 22, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Water You Doing?; Thinking About Blinking - S1 E19

  • Saturday November 26, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Saturday November 26, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Monday November 21, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Monday November 21, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

These Sneezes; Ari's Lucky Shirt - S1 E17

  • Sunday November 20, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Sunday November 20, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Friday November 18, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Friday November 18, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Olive's Library; Nature Walk - S1 E31

  • Thursday November 17, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Thursday November 17, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Saturday November 12, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Saturday November 12, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET

The Paper Trail; Bath Time - S1 E15

  • Saturday November 26, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Saturday November 26, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET
  • Saturday November 19, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Saturday November 19, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Wednesday November 16, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Wednesday November 16, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Follow That Roly Poly; Rain, Rain Don't Go Away - S1 E18

  • Tuesday November 15, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Tuesday November 15, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Bubble House; The Syrup Tree - S1 E14

  • Monday November 14, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Monday November 14, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Ms. Mole's Glasses; Elinor Stops the Squish - S1 E8

  • Sunday November 13, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Sunday November 13, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET

Leave It to Ari; Snow Friend - S1 E11

  • Thursday November 24, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Thursday November 24, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Friday November 11, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Friday November 11, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Make Music Naturally; Light the Way - S1 E16

  • Sunday November 13, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Sunday November 13, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Thursday November 10, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Thursday November 10, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

The Unsinkable Lynx; Rocky the Rock - S1 E29

  • Wednesday November 9, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Wednesday November 9, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Wind in the Web; The Pokey Plant - S1 E12

  • Saturday November 12, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Saturday November 12, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Tuesday November 8, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Tuesday November 8, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Sunday November 6, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Sunday November 6, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET

A Change of Art; The Litterbug - S1 E28

  • Monday November 7, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Monday November 7, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Big Trees; Baby Steps - S1 E26

  • Friday November 4, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Friday November 4, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Backyard Soup; Colorful and Tasty - S1 E13

  • Saturday November 19, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Saturday November 19, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET
  • Sunday November 6, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Sunday November 6, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Thursday November 3, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Thursday November 3, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Echo Location; Ears to You - S1 E30

  • Saturday November 5, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Saturday November 5, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET
  • Wednesday November 2, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Wednesday November 2, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Follow Your Nose; Leaf Charms - S1 E27

  • Saturday November 5, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Saturday November 5, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Tuesday November 1, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Tuesday November 1, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Butterfly Party; More Than One Right Way - S1 E32

  • Friday November 25, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Friday November 25, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Monday October 31, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Monday October 31, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
  • Sunday October 30, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Sunday October 30, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

Feed the Birds; Senor Tapir Says Adios - S1 E10

  • Saturday October 29, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Saturday October 29, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET

Speed Racer; One of These Goats - S1 E9

  • Sunday November 20, 2022 8:30 am ET on KET
  • Sunday November 20, 2022 7:30 am CT on KET
  • Friday October 28, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Friday October 28, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS

The Lizard Lounge; Feathers - S1 E6

  • Wednesday October 26, 2022 9:30 am ET on KETKIDS
  • Wednesday October 26, 2022 8:30 am CT on KETKIDS
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