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Wishing You Happy Holidays From LPB!

Last Chance for Tickets for LPB's Very Merry Christmas Breakfast-ON SALE NOW!

Treat your family to LPB’s Very Merry Christmas Breakfast on Saturday, December 7 at the Raising Cane’s River Center in Baton Rouge. Santa will welcome you and your children while you enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, Christmas stories, carolers and special appearances from Daniel Tiger, Curious George, Luna, Super Why, and Princess Presto. Make your children’s Christmas dreams come true this holiday season! 

  • Tickets are $50 for LPB members and $60 for non-members.

    Enter promo code: BLACKFRIDAY at checkout for 30% discount!

    Children under the age of one do not need a ticket and must be seated on a parent or guardian's lap.
  • Tables seat up to ten guests. To be seated together, please make one pledge for all tickets.
  • Strollers will not be permitted inside the ballroom due to space. A stroller check in will be available at registration. High chairs/booster seats will not be provided.
  • If a person in your party requires handicap accessible seating, please contact our office at (225) 767-4214 after you reserve your seats.

To get tickets, click here!

Clifford the Big Red Dog Coming December 7th!

Something BIG is coming to @PBSKIDS on Dec. 7! Join @OfficialClifford and Emily Elizabeth as they use make-believe, curiosity and early reading skills to discover new friends and places. Check out the activities and games!

"A Nature Carol" Coming to LPB All This Month!

Does your family have special ways of helping others during the holiday season? Share yours then find out how @NatureCat learns to help others in this holiday special, "A Nature Carol."  Watch it on LPBKIDS on December 3rd at 4:30 PM or on December 6th at 7 AM on LPB!  You can always check the online schedule.

How to Avoid Holiday Meltdown

The holidays can mean a busy time for families and an overwhelming time for toddlers. Looking for ways to navigate your child's frustration-induced tantrums? Try coloring or Play-Doh to allow kids to physically release stress.

How to Keep the "Happy" in the Holidays

Parties, family traditions, and inconsistent schedules: Here are five ways to slow down and simplify the holidays this year.

7 Family Time and Learning Tips for the Holidays

Do you have learning moments, like cooking together or coloring, with your little one at home? Research shows that spending quality time together and connecting activities at home to what kids learn in school boosts emotional bonds and academic success.

Holiday Gift Tags

Celebrate the holidays with @PBSKIDS! Make your own gift tags with @DinosaurTrain, @OfficialWildKratts, @DanielTigerTV and @PegPlusCatTV

You are Your Child's First and Best Teacher - Bright by Text

Be a great first teacher for your child!  Bright by Text...text LPB to 274448

December PBS KIDS Family Nights - Starting @ 6 PM on LPB KIDS!

December 6 -- Hi Neighbor! In tonight's PBS KIDS Family Night movie marathon, Daniel Tiger discovers ways to welcome new friends and what to expect when visiting a new place! As you watch, ask your little one "What would you do if you were Daniel?" @DanielTigerTV

December 13 -- Carmen, Andy and Leo are stuck on the South Pole on Christmas Eve! Find out how Luna helps them save Christmas and learn how the special day is celebrated all around the world during @PBSKIDS Family Night. @LetsGoLunaHQ

December 20 -- Tonight's @PBSKIDS Family Night is the purr-fect celebration! Starting at 7/6c, join us for holiday adventures from @NatureCat, The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! and @PegPlusCatTV.

December 27 -- We're dreaming of a pink Christmas in tonight's @pinkaliciousandpeterrificpbs @PBSKIDS Family Night! Join us at 7/6c to go on a sled run, meet the frost fairy and have a pinkaperfect celebration!

I hope you and your family have a wonderful, fun and safe holiday.  Remember all the great educational programs you and your child can watch during the holidays together on LPB!  Talk about what's happening and think of ideas to extend your child's learning.   

Take care, Nancy Tooraen,