Jane and The Dragon takes place in Medieval times and is a cartoon that will keep your children wanting more. The main character is an adolescent girl who happens to best friends with a DRAGON. Instead of being happy doing chores around the castle, Jane is secretly training to become a Knight. Lessons are learned, fun is had, and sterotypes are broken. Who says a girl can’t get dirty?!
The show is available on qubo – a safe have where kids can go to have good time in both English and Spanish. The channel teaches through book based programming and is a healthy alternative to other TV networks. qubo’s programming seeks to entertain children and families while simultaneously helping them to become learning ready, acquire a love of and respect for reading, and reinforce values that build a lifelong foundation for self-esteem and integrity.
You can actually watch full episodes online whenever you want!
Is your child more of a gamer? qubo has that too! Something for everyone – no matter the skill level. My daughter is constantly begging me to give her some computer time, and this site has officially been added to my bookmark folder.
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SHELLDON *** WORLD PREMIERE SERIES***
SHELLDON makes its World Television premiere on: Friday, Oct 16 at 3:30 PM on “qubo on ION TV”
Series also airs Saturdays at 8:30 AM in Spanish on “qubo on Telemundo” and Noon on “qubo on NBC”
SHELLDON premieres on qubo Channel on Saturday, October 31 at 12:30 PM and will air weekly on Saturdays and Sundays on qubo Channel at 12:30 and 6:30 PM
This vibrant and amusing animated series follows the adventures of Shelldon, a Yoka Star Shell, and his lively sea-creature friends on their underwater exploits. Set in the idyllic coral reef community called Shell Land, SHELLDON’S inhabitants include: “Herman” the Hermit crab, “Connie” the Cowry shell, Shelldon’s adopted family of Fluted Giant Clams, including his young twin siblings, “Click” and “Clack” and a host of other colorful sea characters including a neurotic crab who owns the town bookstore, a graceful shrimp who runs the beauty salon, a surly turtle who ferries passengers around town and a snail who devises scatter-brained inventions. Although Shell Land is a peaceful community, Shelldon continually finds himself in outlandish situations that require honesty, teamwork, ingenuity and caring for the environment. Throughout each hilarious caper, young viewers will learn about marine life while enhancing their awareness of the simple ways that we can all make the world a better and greener place. SHELLDON is produced by Shellhut Entertainment and is distributed by Classic Media.
WILLA’S WILD LIFE *** U.S. PREMIERE SERIES***
This series made a sneak peek debut in September and will air regularly:
Thursdays at 3:30 PM on “qubo on ION TV”
Saturdays at 11 AM on “qubo on NBC”
Sundays at 9 AM (in Spanish ) on “qubo on Telemundo”
Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 AM and 4:30 PM on qubo Channel
What kid hasn’t brought home a stray dog, baby bird or firefly in a jar? Willa, that’s who! So far, this determined six-year-old critter collector has, with her father’s permission, adopted a giraffe, a couple of elephants, an alligator and so many other exotic animals, there’s barely room in Willa’s house for Willa! This enchanting series is sure to keep viewers in stitches and warm their hearts. Willa talks to the animals and they, in turn offer her advice on everyday quandries. Comical predicaments ensue but with the help of her loving and patient father, along with her personality-rich zoo animal friends, Willa always manages to stumble into a solution. Persevering to overcome obstacles, accepting differences in others and dealing with fears are just some of the life lessons young viewers will take away from this series. When there’s Willa, there is a way! WILLA’S WILD LIFE is based on author Dan Yaccarino’s (Oswald, Backyardigans) hit picture book An Octopus Followed Me Home and is produced by Nelvana.
RESCUE HEROES *** NEW SERIES***
Starting Monday, October 26, RESCUE HEROES will air exclusively on qubo Channel Mondays- Fridays at 5:30 PM and Saturdays and Sundays with two back-to-back episodes airing from 2-3 PM and 8-9 PM each day.
Featuring a daring team of emergency response professionals ready and willing to race to trouble spots all over the world, the Rescue Heroes are equipped with the latest information and cutting-edge technology. They put themselves in the “line of fire” to protect innocent civilians whose lives are in danger. Whatever the crisis, the Rescue Heroes, with teamwork and perseverance, will be there! RESCUE HEROES is produced by Nelvana.
PIPPI LONGSTOCKING *** NEW SERIES***
Airs exclusively on qubo Channel Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30 AM, 3:30 PM and 9:30 PM each day
One of the most loved and recognized characters in children’s literature, Pippi Longstocking is the irrepressible and irresistible heroine from the classic books by Astrid Lindgren. Now in full, animated glory, Pippi is still known for her bright red pig tails, face full of freckles and super-human strength. Daughter of Captain Longstocking, Pippi sailed the seven seas, seven times – before she was seven! Having been separated from her dad on the story seas, she now takes care of herself just fine, thank you! She lives her life the way all children wish they could: in charge of her own destiny. So, even though energetic, free-spirited Pippi lives in a house with no parents, she manages to overcome all obstacles that come her way, and always with plenty of humor. Pippi rules! PIPPI LONGSTOCKING is produced by Nelvana.
PEARLIE ***U.S. PREMIERE SERIES***
Airs exclusively on qubo Channel Saturdays and Sundays at 11 and 5 PM each day
Pearlie the park fairy has been assigned to take care of Jubilee Park, and along with her friends, she must make sure everything runs smoothly. The series focuses on the key issues of problem solving and cooperation as kids will see the inventive way Pearlie approaches every park adventure. Pearlie is magic’s unsung hero! Pearlie is an urban fairy comedy for kids based on the best selling book by Australian author Wendy Hammer. PEARLIE is produced by Nelvana.
Other new developments on qubo this fall:
* BABAR debuts new episodes on qubo broadcast blocks and qubo Channel
* JANE AND THE DRAGON returns to qubo’s broadcast block
* 3-2-1 PENGUINS! moves exclusively to qubo Channel