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AETN to air new 'Curious George' movie Aug. 17
Posted 05 Jan 2017
The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will premiere the newest 'Curious George' movie, 'Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle,' Monday, Aug. 17, at 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. In this special, George blasts off into space and crash-lands in Africa.
AETN will also air the popular movie 'Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey' Monday, Aug. 17, at 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. This film follows George as he helps Kayla, a baby elephant from a magic circus show, travel across the country to get back to her family.
Based on the best-selling 'Curious George' books by Margret and H.A. Rey, the daily series on PBS KIDS expands George's world to include a host of colorful characters and original locales, while maintaining the charm of the beloved books.
The learning goals of PBS KIDS' educational preschool series 'Curious George' include:
'Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle' will repeat Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 2 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 21, at 6:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
PBS KIDS offers additional summer learning resources for children and parents at pbskids.org/learn/summer. These resources include:
- Daily tips for parents to incorporate learning in activities, such as turning a picnic into a discussion about nutrition and where food comes from.
- A downloadable 'WordGirl Super Summer Fun Book' containing activities to help children develop reading, writing, and language skills.
- Camp PBS Parents, a summer program focused on fun and learning with projects and crafts that parents can do at home with their children.
- Downloadable activity sheets for learning activities children can do in the library, at a restaurant or on a trip.
AETN offers free educational resources all year long at aetn.org/kids and aetn.org/parents. Parents can download the Parent Resource Guide or reading charts for their children. Children will enjoy informative games and activities based on their favorite PBS KIDS programs.
PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, online, mobile and community-based programs. Kidscreen- and Webby-award winning pbskids.org provides engaging interactive content, including the PBS KIDS video player, now offering free streaming video accessible on computer- and mobile-device-based browsers.
The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is Arkansas's statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the state of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. For more information, visit aetn.org, or follow the AETN blog at aetn.org/engage. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), and KETZ (El Dorado).