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Peep And The Big Wide World; Peep Figures It Out


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Peep And The Big Wide World
Peep Figures It Out
Series Description

Premiered April of 2004 on The Learning Channel And Discovery Kids Channel. The animated series PEEP and the Big Wide World gives wings to the innovative idea of teaching science to preschoolers. Wry and distinctive visual humor, charming plotlines, and lovable characters combine with a comprehensive science program to attract and engage kids three to five years old. Set in and around a pond, a bush, and a tin can, the show follows a newly hatched chicken named Peep, and his friends Chirp and Quack (a robin and a duck), on their daily adventures. Each half-hour episode contains two stories which highlight specific science concepts, plus two live-action shorts presenting real kids playing and experimenting with these concepts in their own big wide worlds.

Narrated by award-winning comedienne Joan Cusack. Series release date: 4/2004

Program Description

Home Video DVD:

Eight animated episodes are followed by live-action segments with kids doing experiments based on the show. Episodes include "Bridge the Gap" (bridges), "The Whatchamacallit," (about ramps and mass) "Flipping Newton," (levers), "Shadow Play," (how shadows can be used to scare!) "Go West Young Peep" (sunset) "Peet Feet" (measuring) "Chirp Builds a Nest" (construction) and "Night Light" (why is it dark at night?) The last two are listed as "bonus material" but come up in the main menu. Other DVD features include a Spanish-language audio track, bilingual downloadable activity sheets and coloring pages.

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Nine Story Entertainment (Series Producer)
WGBH (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Peep And The Big Wide World; Peep Figures It Out,” 01/31/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_049E813D893F459287D6EFC1F416471D.
MLA: “Peep And The Big Wide World; Peep Figures It Out.” 01/31/2007. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_049E813D893F459287D6EFC1F416471D>.
APA: Peep And The Big Wide World; Peep Figures It Out. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_049E813D893F459287D6EFC1F416471D
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