PBS Kids Holiday Specials

Join APT for PBS Kids holiday fare from Sesame Street's Nutcracker to A Very Monkey Christmas!

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Find Holiday Fun All Month Long

Your kids' favorite programs are celebrating the holidays throughout the month of December in Alabama Public Television. You can tune in at the times noted below or watch online by clicking on the links or using the PBS Kids App.

Sesame Street: The Nutcracker
Dec. 14, 18, 22, 24, 25 and 27 at 9:00am
The holidays are here on Sesame Street, and Elmo is determined to make it the best Christmas for Tango. At Elmo's family holiday party, friends and family sing about how wonderful this holiday will be. After a fun-filled night, Elmo and Tango fall asleep listening to Elmo's dad, Louie, read them the story of The Nutcracker. Elmo drifts into a dream sequence where Tango can speak, and that's when the adventure begins.

Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas
Dec. 23 at  7:00am / Dec. 24 at 7:00am / Dec. 25 at 2:00pm
After a busy year filled with amazing creature adventures, The Wild Kratts crew is resting and relaxing as they get ready for the Wild Kratts Christmas party! It's too bad their arch villains Donita Donata, Gaston Gourmand, and Zach Varmitech are about to spoil the fun. The sound of jingle bells is replaced by alarm bells as the team discovers that Donita, Gaston, and Zach are capturing baby animals from around the globe. With Christmas fast approaching, can Martin and Chris rescue their baby animal friends and return them to their homes in time for the holidays?

Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
Dec. 14 at 7:30am / Dec. 22 at 11:00am / Dec. 24 at 8:00am
Curious George and The Man with the Yellow Hat are having a wonderful time getting ready for Christmas. But neither can decide what to give each other. The Man finds George’s wish list filled with geometric shapes and other indecipherable images. George doesn’t have a clue what to get The Man who has everything. Will they find the answers before Christmas morning?

The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas!
Dec. 17 at 7:00am / Dec. 25 at 10:30am
This adventure finds the Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally on a journey around the world to help a lost reindeer find his way home to Freezeyourknees Snowland in time for Christmas. On the way, the Thingamajigger breaks down and they depend on a variety of animals – from African bush elephants to bottlenose dolphins to red crabs – and their remarkable abilities to help them make an amazing journey home. Watch the adventure here on APT at 7:00am on Dec. 17 or at 10:30am on Dec. 25!

Nature Cat: A Nature Carol
Dec. 19 at 11:30am / Dec. 24 at 9:30am / Dec. 25 at 11:30am
In this homage to Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, Nature Cat is bursting with what he thinks is "Christmas spirit," and wants to celebrate with lots of presents for himself, and by decorating the woods with bright lights and loud festive music for everyone. Nature Cat is visited by the spirits of Nature Past (Daisy), Present (Squeeks) and Future (Hal) on Christmas Eve.

Arthur’s Perfect Christmas
Dec. 20 at 1:00pm / Dec. 24 at 8:00am / Dec. 25 at 9:30am
While the residents of Elwood City get ready for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and even "Baxter Day," they want their holiday celebrations to be perfect—but just what does that mean?

Rosie’s Rules Holiday Special - Rosie’s Christmas in Mexico
Dec. 25 at 12:30pm
Stay tuned for a fun holiday episode of Rosie’s Rules showing on Christmas Day! Rosie will be spending the Christmas holiday with her abuela in Mexico City. But, she forgets to bring her present and now has to find a new one before their Noche Buena celebration. This is something families can relate to as they travel for the holiday season, but the actual greatest gift is just being together.

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