Editor´s note: We are thrilled to announce that Roxana and I are now one of 25 mom bloggers who have been invited to be a PBS KIDS VIP. As such, we will continue to share with you, just like we have in the past three years, all that we love about PBS KIDS in their various platforms. This also allows us to give the PBS folks more of your direct feedback and requests. So, feel free to reach out to us. Rest assured we are continuing to advocate for more and more bilingual and cultural content. We´re always bilingual moms on a mission!
PBS is celebrating Dr. Seuss’ 108th birthday on Friday, March 2nd with a The Cat in the Hat-A-Thon on-air, online, and on mobile and we want you all to join in on the fun! This means our niños get to enjoy two whole hours of back-to-back The Cat in the Hat Knows All About That-a PBS Kids series which has ranked among the top ten programs for children ages 2 to 5 since it premiered in September 2010-and also engage online and on mobile with the Cat and friends.
I know what you’re thinking-that’s a lot of TV! But fear not, The Cat In the Hat Knows All About That is designed to help our kids build S-T-E-M (science, technology, engineering and math) skills that allow our children to be prepared for success in school.
The marathon features four episodes in total, with two of them new: “Seasons – Spring and Summer/Fall and Winter” and “When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently.” After watching the copies we got to preview, my girl now can´t stop telling me all the things she wants to be when she grows up, totally letting her imagination soar.
Video clips from all four episodes featured during the marathon will be available online and on the PBS Kids Video App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Also, educational The Cat In The Hat games are already available online here. We´ve had so much fun with the picture puzzles!
PBS KIDS is hosting a Twitter Party on Thursday, March 1 from 9 -10 p.m. ET with Random House. You are all invited to join the fun with the hashtag #cithathon. We´ll be there, so make sure you´re following us @SpanglishBaby and all the PBS KIDS VIP Ambassadors.
Check out the video below for a preview of The Cat in the Hat-A-Thon , then scroll down for the giveaway! (P.S.: We also have an awesome The Lorax giveaway going on HERE . The prize includes an El Lórax book (Spanish!), lunch bag and much more!)
This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to the winners: Nancy and Deanna !
We’re giving away a gift bundle with a $25 gift card to the PBS KIDS Shop, the 3-D book Chasing Rainbows, courtesy of Random House and a DVD from the series, courtesy of NCircle Entertainment , for TWO lucky winners. Note that the DVD comes with a Spanish language option!
To enter all you have to do is tell us which is your favorite The Cat In The Hat Knows All About That character.
That’s all you have to do to enter this giveaway. If you want to up your chances at winning, then this is how you can get additional entries (only after you’ve completed the step above):
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This giveaway ends Tuesday, March 6th at midnight PST and is open to everyone over 18 years of age in the continental U.S. Void where prohibited. No purchase necessary. Check out the Giveaway Rules.
Disclosure: As a PBS KIDS VIP Ambassador no compensation was received for this post, other than the same prize bundle we are giving away.