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PEG + CAT: THE BIG DOG PROBLEM (DVD AVAILABLE MARCH 13 FROM PBS DISCOVERY)



PEG + CAT: THE BIG DOG PROBLEM

This is an adorable assortment of episodes from Peg + Cat.  In the main story, Peg and Cat need to get to the mailbox to mail a letter but a big scary dog is in their way.  Together they use problem solving skills to realize the dog is very friendly.  

There are also four other great episodes in which Peg and Cat work together using math and problem solving skills.  These are great episodes for young children to learn from and are easy for young minds to relate to.

DVD available from PBS Distribution on March 13, 2018
Episodes of the PBS KIDS Series Also Available Now on Digital HD

This hit PBS Program is a four-time recipient of the Parents' Choice Gold Award.  It highlights the adventures of the fearless duo Peg and Cat.  They use math and problem solving skills to overcome challenges they face and save the day!

PEG + CAT launched on PBS KIDS in 2013 and has provided young viewers with new ways to learn key skills for navigating everyday life.  The series has an emphasis on math concepts, resilience and perserverance.


In PEG + CAT: THE BIG DOG PROBLEM,” Peg and Cat take on new experiences when they make a new friend, the Big Dog. When Peg and Cat need to mail some important letters in “The Big Dog Problem” episode, they find their path to the mailbox is blocked by a really big dog. Then, in “The Three Friends Problem,” Peg and Cat are playing with their new friend the Big Dog when Cat suddenly becomes strangely quiet. Using a graph, Peg attempts to figure out what’s wrong with Cat. Other episodes included on this DVD are: “The Too Big Dog Problem” and “Peg Meets Cat.”



PEG + CAT: THE BIG DOG PROBLEM” (SRP $6.99) will be available on DVD March 13, 2018 and has a run time of approximately 60 minutes.

With 20,000+ Facebook fans and six books already published PEG + CAT is on the move with these four adventures on the new DVD: 

 “The Big Dog Problem”
When Peg and Cat need to mail some important letters for Peg’s Mom, they find their path to the mailbox blocked by a really big dog.

“The Three Friends Problem”
When Peg and Cat are playing with their new friend the Big Dog, Cat suddenly becomes strangely quiet. Using a graph, Peg attempts to figure out what’s wrong with Cat.

“The Too Big Dog Problem”
Big Dog is too big to play Little Red on Peg’s stage, until an escaped elephant and mouse get into the act.

“Peg Meets Cat”
Baby Peg is desperate to tell Mom she wants that stray kitty for her pet and problem-solving partner, but she can only point and say “TWO!”


PEG + CAT is created by Jennifer Oxley (“Little Bill,” “The Wonder Pets!”) and Billy Aronson (“Rent,” “Postcards from Buster”) and is a production of The Fred Rogers Company. PEG + CAT airs daily on PBS KIDS (check local listings).

PEG + CAT is funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the U.S. Department of Education through the Ready To Learn Initiative, a program that supports the development of innovative educational television and digital media targeted at preschool and early elementary schoolchildren and their families.

About The Fred Rogers CompanyThe Company was founded by Fred Rogers in 1971 as the non-profit producer of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood for PBS. In the years that followed, it not only created hundreds of episodes of this much-loved program, but also extended Fred’s values and approach to other efforts in promoting children’s social, emotional, and behavioral health and supporting parents, caregivers, teachers, and other professionals in their work with children. The Fred Rogers Company continues to build on Fred’s legacy in innovative ways through a wide variety of media, and engaging new generations of children and families with his timeless wisdom. The Company’s highly-rated, award-winning children’s series include Daniel Tiger’s NeighborhoodPeg + Cat, and Odd Squad. For more information, visit www.fredrogers.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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About The Ready To Learn Initiative
The Ready To Learn Initiative is a cooperative agreement funded and managed by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement. It supports the development of innovative educational television and digital media targeted at preschool and early elementary school children and their families. Its general goal is to promote early learning and school readiness, with a particular interest in reaching low-income children. In addition to creating television and other media products, the program supports activities intended to promote national distribution of the programming, effective educational uses of the programming, community-based outreach and research on educational effectiveness. 

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PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers children ages 2-8 the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, digital media and community-based programs. PBS KIDS and local stations across the country support the entire ecosystem in which children learn, including their teachers, parents and community. Provided by stations, the free PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and live stream is available to nearly 95% of U.S. TV households. Kidscreen- and Webby Award-winning pbskids.org provides engaging interactive content, including digital games and streaming video. PBS KIDS offers mobile apps to help support young children’s learning, including the PBS KIDS Video app, which is available on a variety of mobile devices and on platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Chromecast. PBS KIDS also offers parent and teacher resources to support children’s learning anytime and anywhere. For more information on PBS KIDS content and initiatives supporting school readiness and more, visit pbs.org/pressroom, or follow PBS KIDS on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

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PEG + CAT: THE BIG DOG PROBLEM
Street Date: March 13, 2018
Genre: Kids
Run Time: 60 Minutes
SRP: DVD, $6.99
Format: DVD and Digital HD

DISCLOSURE:  I received a copy of this DVD to review for this post.  

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