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Clifford Celebrates Valentine's On PBS Kids

Valentine’s Day is Clifford’s favorite holiday – it would be yours, too, if you were a Big Red Dog – so he’s celebrating with a really BIG three-day TV event called “Clifford’s BIG Valentine Celebration.”

Press Release from Scholastic

Valentine’s Day is Clifford’s favorite holiday – it would be yours, too, if you were a Big Red Dog – so he’s celebrating with a really BIG three-day TV event called “Clifford’s BIG Valentine Celebration.”  Showcasing Valentine-themed episodes of Scholastic’s beloved series “Clifford the Big Red Dog” and “Clifford’s Puppy Days,” the shows air February 10, 11, and 14, 2011 on PBS KIDS (check local listings). Each episode emphasizes one of Clifford’s ten “Big Ideas.”

“CLIFFORD’S BIG VALENTINE CELEBRATION” EPISODE SYNOPSES:

Thursday February 10, 2011BIG HEARTED T-BONE and CLEO'S VALENTINE SURPRISEFrom “Clifford the Big Red Dog”

* “Big Hearted T-Bone” – BIG IDEA: Responsibility - T-Bone offers to watch Cleo’s niece KiKi so she can get some rest.  But his honorable intentions are challenged when his friend Mimi comes to town.  T-Bone must choose between responsibility and fun.

* “Cleo’s Valentine Surprise” – BIG IDEA: Help Others – With some help from K.C., Cleo goes overboard preparing a special gift for Clifford and T-Bone.  When she doesn’t get a big gift in return, Cleo learns to recognize the joy in giving.

Friday February 11, 2011VALENTINE SCHMALENTINE and SWEETHEARTS DANCEFrom “Clifford’s Puppy Days”

* “Valentine Schmalentine” – BIG IDEA: Be Kind – Clifford and Daffodil get competitive over who can make Emily Elizabeth the best Valentine’s Day gift.  In the end, they realize she would love whatever they give her, because she loves them.

* “Sweethearts Dance” – BIG IDEA:  Believe in Yourself – Emily Elizabeth’s excitement about the Father-Daughter/Mother-Son dance at the Community Center turns to anxiety when she realizes she and her dad must dance together in front of a crowd.

Monday, February 14CLIFFORD’S BIG HEART and CLEO’S VALENTINE SURPRISEFrom “Clifford the Big Red Dog”

* Clifford’s Big Heart – BIG IDEA: Be a Good Friend – Clifford works hard to try to make Emily the perfect Valentine to show her how much he loves her.  In the end, he learns that it's his presence, not presents, that means the most to Emily Elizabeth.

* “Cleo’s Valentine Surprise” – BIG IDEA: Help Others – With some help from K.C., Cleo goes overboard preparing a special gift for Clifford and T-Bone.  When she doesn’t get a big gift in return, Cleo learns to recognize the joy in giving.

Two Clifford websites, www.pbskids.org/clifford and www.scholastic.com/clifford, offer plenty of Valentine’s Day fun including printable cards, e-cards, and craft activities including making a Puppy Love necklace and a Valentine tote bag.

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