· Show Description: Everyone’s favorite monkey will usher in spring with an all new special on PBS Kids premiering Monday, April 22nd. In this one-hour special, it’s springtime and Curious George has a major case of Spring Fever. To encourage Hundley to get excited about spring too, Curious George takes him on a wild adventure through the country, but Hundley ends up getting lost. Will George be able to rescue Hundley and lift his spirits through the wonders of spring? This on-air event promises to help preschoolers wing into spring, while showcasing science concepts along the way.
· Show Schedule: Starting Monday, April 22nd at Monday, April 22, at 8 a.m. CT on NET1/HD. “Curious George Swings Into Spring” repeats Tuesday, April 23, at 2:30 p.m. CT and Friday, April 26, at 8 a.m. CT on NET1/HD.
· Web Content: Games, video, printables and more are available at: http://pbskids.org/curiousgeorge/. In late April, PBS Kids launches a new “Curious George” online game. Featuring natural science concepts such as plant growth and butterfly metamorphosis, the game will give kids an opportunity to create their own music videos about spring.
· Video: PBS Kids has a sneak peak video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkDBkEoAzZY&feature=youtu.be
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