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Reptar the African Spur-thighed tortoise

“Rise and Shine” is produced in partnership with the Arkansas Department of Education’s Division of Elementary and Secondary Education. The six-week program will air on Arkansas PBS weekdays beginning Tuesday, July 6, at 8 a.m. and will feature lessons in literacy, math, science and social studies. The program will be available free of charge on television, online and through streaming devices.

Each weekday, a group of all-star Arkansas teachers will share mini-lessons – right on your TV – to help kids in kindergarten through 5th grade continue learning between school years. Plus, parents can request free Power Packets (available in both English and Spanish) that include at-home activities and allow kids to follow along each day.

You can livestream at https://www.myarkansaspbs.org/riseandshine/livestream and the program will also be available on-demand each day by 10 a.m. at https://www.myarkansaspbs.org/riseandshine/on_demand, on the Engage Arkansas PBS app, on the PBS Video app, on the Arkansas PBS channel for YouTube TV subscribers, and through on-demand devices where the PBS Video app is available, including Apple TV and Roku. Summer learning content will be available for the duration of the six-week program.

The Zoo's segments are the following:

Friday, July 16: "Unique Outside: Body Coverings": (featuring Reptar (tortoise), lemurs, Isla, the macaw): 

Monday, July 19: "Unique Outside: Body Coverings":

Monday, July 26: " Adaptations" (featuring Molly (cockatoo), Johari (rhino), Babe (elephant), Lincoln(owl))

Tuesday, July 27: "Adaptations" 

Tuesday, Aug. 2: "Keep Arkansas Beautiful" (featuring penguins/otters) 

Wednesday, Aug. 3: "Keep Arkansas Beautiful" (featuring penguins/otters) 

The Little Rock Zoo is so proud to be a part in keeping Arkansas' kids informed and engaged!

Thank you to Arkansas PBS for working with us to take care of our community.

 

 

 

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Little Rock, AR 72205

501-661-7200

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