“The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!” is the PBSKids show based on Random House’s best selling Beginner Book collection, “The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library.” The show fuses STEM skills – science, technology, engineering and math – with new, whimsical Seussian adventures. The kids, with the Cat as their guide, learn by observing, collecting and managing clues, making connections, constructing and evaluating theories, and having discussions – all in a preschool-appropriate manner.
Cat In the Hat
On March 2, join PBS KIDS to celebrate the 108th birthday of Dr. Seuss with a two-hour Cat-In-The-Hat-A-Thon of The Cat In the Hat Knows A Lot About That! (check local listings). The marathon will feature two new episodes “Seasons – Spring and Summer/Fall and Winter,” and “When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently,” plus encore presentations of “Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice” and “Chasing Rainbows/Follow the Prints.”
Can’t watch on Friday? Don’t worry. You can view free episodes at PBSKIDS.org/video or on the PBS KIDS Video App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
Interactive Cat in the Hat Viewing
* Talk about what’s happening. Ask what your kids think will happen next.
* Sing along with the songs.
* Jump when you hear a certain word. Clap when you hear a certain sound. (You or your kids decide what word or sound.)
* Talk about real and pretend.
Extend the Learning
* Talk about the show topics. Search Pinterest for related activities and crafts.
* Download The Cat in the Hat Explorer’s Guide.
Visit Seussville for books, characters, games, videos, and lots of fun!
Check out ObSEUSSed with Dr. Seuss on Pinterest showcases the best ideas for Dr. Seuss fans for crafts, parties, food, and more.
Download these FREE Dr. Seuss bookmarks.
Enjoy this free Roll and Cover Game!
And teachers, how about these Seuss Daily Five printables!?
Sweepstakes – 2 Winners!
Enter to win a random sweepstakes for this gift bag valued at $50:
a $25 gift card to the PBS KIDS Shop,
a 3-D Chasing Rainbows picture book courtesy of Random House and
a Cat in the Hat Knows All That! DVD from the series, courtesy of NCircle Entertainment.
To enter, leave a comment about why you love Dr. Seuss or a favorite Dr. Seuss character by March 5, 2012. By entering this sweepstakes, you agree to Imagination Soup’s official sweepstakes rules. No purchase necessary. Open to individuals in U.S. only, 18 years of age or older, void where prohibited.
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