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11th October 2011

TVOKids Launches Online Halloween Fun and Learning

tvo kidsWith all the little princesses and goblins preparing for a creepy Halloween night full of tricks, join TVOKids as they help fill their bags up full of fun and educational Halloween treats. Beginning October 11th and all the way through until the big day, TVOKids and tvokids online present Halloween-themed episodes of kid-favourite shows, festive games and a new Monster Mash-Up contest.

The TVOKids Halloween Countdown clock is counting down to the big day. This year, The Space, Ontario’s only live and interactive after-school programming block for school-aged kids, is making Halloween even more interactive by giving kids the chance to vote on what Halloween decorations should be used and where to put them. Kids will get a chance to call in to the Buzz Box with their spookiest sounds, and share their best decorating and costume tips during the live block. Plus, kids will have a chance to play along at home with great interactive educational games, like Creepy Crawlers and Haunt-a-Word!

Have you ever wanted to see what you’d look like as a pirate, mummy, or an alien? Upload a picture of your face and create your very own monster mash-up. Check out the Monster Mash-Up contest and you could win a digital camera, or TVOKids prizes

Try not to cover your eyes while playing games like Monster Match, Creepy Candy, or Big Escape 2: Under the Big Top. Do you want your Jack-O-Lantern to be the coolest in the neighbourhood? Print out and use lots of fun carving templates to turn your pumpkin into a vampire, Frankenstein monster, werewolf and more!

Parents, don’t forget to take a look at our helpful safety tips to help keep your kids safe and happy this Halloween.

Special Halloween Programs

Word World – Sheep’s Halloween Costume
Friday October 28 at 9:00 am
Sheep likes nothing more than to dress up on Halloween, so she goes out of her way to make herself a special costume. But what will she do when her friends need pieces of her costume for their own?

Nelly & Cesar – The Halloween Mystery
Friday October 28 at 11:45 am
Nelly, Mina, Fred and Leo decide they want to surprise Caesar by holding an afternoon Halloween party. They each make spooky decorations by picking up various dead leaves, a broom, pumpkin, and anything else they can find around the garden. However, another surprise is in the works!

Arthur – Fernkenstein’s Monster
Friday October 28 at 4:00 pm
Fern tells a tale so scary that Arthur and the gang become afraid of her! Can she create a different story that’s fun instead of frightening?

Arthur – Hic or Treat
Saturday October 29 at 8:30 am
D.W. gets a case of the hiccups that just won’t go away. (Well, at least her Halloween costume as “Hiccup Girl” is all set.) Will D.W. ever get relief – or will her hiccups set the world record?

Alfred Hedgehog – The Ghastly Ghost Beetles
Saturday October 29 at 11:00 am
When out on a camping trip, the class gets really scared when they find headless beetles covering a tent. Alfred investigates and discovers the beetles are actually seventeen-year cicada – insects that live their lives hidden underground before crawling to the surface and cracking out of their shells.

Martha Speaks – Martha Gets Spooked
Saturday October 29 at 11:30 am
Someone, or some ghost, is fixing up the haunted house!

Arthur – Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny
Saturday October 29 at 12:30 pm
When the local comic book store changes hands, the new darker and scarier comics are right up Fern’s alley. But Arthur can’t seem to stomach them. Is it okay to be afraid?

Tati’s Hotel – Ghost
Saturday October 29 at 2:00 pm
Sir Belvedere the Knight checks in but his ghostly presence unnerves the staff – so much so that Tati has to find a way to get them all to be friends, in spite of their doubts. After several frightening moments, Belvedere soon earns their respect and, by joining in their activities, breaks through the fear factor.

Alfred Hedgehog – Phantom Footprints / Boo Radley’s House
Sunday October 30 at 11:00 am
There are huge footprints everywhere in Gnarly woods. Are they made by some kind of giant? Camille sees a spooky old house on a hill – and a weird glow on the hillside. Are they connected?

Dinosaur Train – Night Train
Monday October 31 at 4:30 pm
Dad, Buddy and Tiny take a special spooky night ride on the Dinosaur Train while learning about nocturnal animals, and culminating at the Big Pond for a spooky scavenger hunt under the full moon.

Wild Kratts – A Bat in the Brownies
Monday October 31 at 6:00 pm
When a little brown bat crash-lands into a plate of brownies, the brothers set out to prove that bats are nothing to be scared of. With their Creature Power Suits, the bros join their new friend on a fly-about.

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