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Zoboomafoo

Pets (#122)

The Kratt Brothers make a play pen for 19 pets and learn about cats, dogs, fish and even cows! [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

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Information For Teachers

Grade Levels
PreK-2
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Social Studies
Series Length
67 episodes
Average Episode Length
28 minutes
Record Rights
Record and retain for 1 year from each broadcast. No duplication allowed.
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Series Description: Designed especially for preschoolers, this groundbreaking energetic series is all about that great moment of discovery when a kid meets an animal for the first time. Using music, songs and sounds from around the world, the series teaches children how to respect and care for the creatures with which they share the planet. ZOBOOMAFO (pronounced zah-BOO-mah-foo) stars the Kratt brothers - Martin and Chris - and a playful and curious little lemur named Zoboomafoo. Through live action and the wonders of puppetry, animation and claymation, Zoboomafoo - "Zoboo" for short - is every little kid's dream: a wonderful talking animal who's a special friend.

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All Upcoming Episodes

  • Flying Buddies (#210)

    The Kratt Brothers build Zoboo a pair of wings and he flies to India and learns more about flight. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Creature Neighbors (#211)

    Two fox kits help Zoboo locate the first piece of the puzzle for the treasure hunt. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Buddies (#212)

    Zoboo wants a special friend that can depend. After searching he finds Shark, the chameleon. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Can You Feel It? (#213)

    Zoboo comes up with a game that a chimp, dog and a lemur can all have fun doing together. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Fearfest (#214)

    Zoboo sees something frightening in the dark during a big thunderstorm. Grizzly bear cubs! [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Superclaw (#215)

    The Kratt Brothers create special claws for Zoboo so he can climb like the visiting kinkajous. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Grow, Zoboo, Grow (#216)

    The Kratt Brothers take care of a human baby & a baby red kangaroo. Zoboo wants to help them grow. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Don't Fence Me In (#217)

    Zoboo invites a wolverine to live with, only to realize that there's not enough space for his pal. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Family Game (#218)

    Zoboo tries to find the right family for a baby African pygmy hedgehog to live with. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • H2o (#219)

    The pond has dried up and everyone is thirsty! Zoboo does the Malagasy rain dance. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Crocodilian (#220)

    The Kratt Brothers build a time machine and almost get stranded in the Jurassic period with a T-Rex! [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Hot and Cold (#221)

    A Gila monster and snow leopard come to visit. The gang learns how to adapt to different clients. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Armor (#222)

    After experimenting with armor, Zobo realizes that his eyes, ears and brain are his best protection. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Ants & Eaters (#223)

    Zoboo learns about predation when he brokers a peace agreement between an anteater & an ant colony. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • World of Legs (#224)

    Zoboo spies a larva and wonders what kind of legs this animal will have once it grows. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Messy & Clean (#225)

    It's time to clean out the closet but the more Zoboo tries to help, the bigger the mess he makes! [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • The Nose Knows (#101)

    Zoboo, Chris and Martin celebrate what a cool creature feature a nose is for elephants and coatis. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Eye Spy (#102)

    Zoboo and the Kratt Brothers explore a world of animals in Animal Junction. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Lids (#124)

    Animal Junction becomes a petting zoo when all sorts of goats and sheep decide to visit. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Dinosaurs (#103)

    Martin and Chris arrive at Animal Junction determined to build a huge dinosaur model. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Who's in the Hole? (#104)

    Zoboo and the Kratt Brothers explore a world of animals in Animal Junction. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Happy Lemur Day (#105)

    Animal Junction becomes Lemur Central when Zoboo's friends, two ring tail lemurs, come for a visit. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Swimming (#106)

    Everybody's swimming at Animal Junction, black jaguars, turtles, African penguins and even Zoboo! [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Slimy Buddies (#107)

    Zoboomafoo introduces young viewers to animals in a fun and energetic learning environment. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Green Creatures (#201)

    Zoboo realizes that plants and trees are as alive as all the creatures he meets in Animal Junction. [28 minutes] Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Snowy Day (#108)

    Zoboo and the Kratt Brothers explore a world of animals in Animal Junction. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Night Time (#109)

    The Kratt Brothers and Zoboo explore the world of animals and teach how to make friends with them. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Climbing (#110)

    The Kratt Brothers and Zoboomafoo explore world of animals and learn to make friends with them. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Fierce Creatures (#111)

    Zoboo and the Kratt Brothers encounter some very fierce creatures and learn all about them. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Homes (#112)

    Zoboo and the Kratt Brothers look at the different ways in which animals make their homes. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Brain Power (#202)

    Brainiac the chimpanzee helps the Kratt Brothers and Zoboo build an "Invisibility Machine." [28 minutes] Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Bovine (#203)

    A cow, her calf and a red kangaroo visit. The Kraff Brothers go to India to see how cows live. [28 minutes] Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Puppies (#113)

    Zoboomafoo and the Kratt Brothers have their hands full when Animal Junction is invaded by puppies. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

  • Tracks (#114)

    Zoboomafoo and the Kratt Brothers learn about monkeys and other animals that can throw things. [28 minutes] TV-Y Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

Past Episodes

These episodes of Zoboomafoo aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.

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