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About Wild Animal Baby Explorers TV Show

What is the Wild Animal Baby Explorers television show about? What is Wild Animal Baby Explorers?

The Wild Animal Baby Explorers television series combines loveable 3-D animated characters with high-definition footage of real-life animals to introduce preschoolers to pandas and penguins, bears and butterflies, dolphins and daddy longlegs—and much, much more. Every episode is packed with fascinating animal and nature facts presented from a child’s perspective.

What are the educational objectives of the show?

"Let's explore, more and more.
There's so much to learn and see"

These lyrics are part of a song in every Wild Animal Baby Explorers episode, and they exemplify the key educational motto of the series: "Let's explore!"

The show’s five characters each enjoy nature in their own unique way, but they all love to look around and look around some more. Observing is something all kids can do every day.

Beyond the lesson of observing, Wild Animal Baby Explorers also help kids to:

  • develop science vocabulary such as "polar" or "cub"
  • learn about animals big and small
  • make connections between the things then already know and the things they learn
  • play with language, as well as music, rhyme, sounds, and song
  • develop gross motor skills as they imitate animals

In short, viewers will LEARN by WATCHING and DOING!

What is the show format?

  • Each episode is 13 minutes
  • 3-D animated characters interact with high-definition wildlife footage
  • 2D Flash animations show the characters’ thoughts in the form of thought bubbles
  • Each episode starts with a simple, kid-relatable situation and/or observation
  • Each episode ends with a recap of what’s been learned and a call to imitate an animal that’s been shown

What is Explora-Gear?

The Explorers use their senses and “Explora-Gear” to observe nature. They then apply those lessons to solving problems in their own lives. Skip carries the “Explora-Gear” on his tool belt:

  1. Headsets - Underwater, underground, in the sky - the team uses headsets with a video camera to communicate.

  2. Video Camcorder - The team records what they see for future review.

  3. Binoculars and Magnifying glass - The team sees far away, out of reach and way up close. In the show, often these tools frame live action footage.

  4. Goggles - Goggles keep sand out of their eyes and promote safety and preparedness.

 

 

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