PBS KIDS characters celebrate the winter season

Winter holidays are the perfect time to cuddle up and spend time with your favorite PBS KIDS characters!

Sesame Street kicks off the holiday fun on Saturday, December 2nd, with “The Nutcracker: Starring Elmo & Tango.” Work It Out Wombats! premieres “The Treeborhood Parranda/Happy New Acorn Year!” on Monday, December 4th, and Rosie's Rules premieres “Rosie’s Christmas in Mexico” on Monday, December 11th.

The seasonal specials include Arthur's Perfect Christmas; Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas: Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas; Nature Cat: A Nature Carol; Let's Go Luna!: Luna's Christmas Around The World; The Cat In The Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!, and Peg + Cat + Holidays.

"Rocket Saves The Day" brings a familiar book superstar to the screen in a new 1-hour animated special that premieres Tuesday, December 26th, and repeats throughout the holiday week.

December also features new episodes of Sesame Street on December 4th & 11th and new episodes of Curious George on Fridays (12/1-12/29).

How to watch over the air or go to gpb.org/kids to view our live, 24/7 kids channel.

Here are some fun DIY gift ideas to work on when you aren't binging holiday shows.