What We Watch: Mouna Algahaithi

June 21, 2019

Mouna Algahaithi, WPT’s new education engagement specialist, started at the station as an education and community engagement intern in May of 2018. She’s been full-time since last January, working on WPT Education programs such as implementing Ready to Learn curricula around the state as well as bigger events such as Get Up and Go. Read on…

What We Watch: Steve of SteveSongs

July 22, 2017

Steve Roslonek of SteveSongs has been writing and performing his award-winning music for kids and families for the past 15 years. Ahead of Steve’s musical performances in Madison and Appleton this Aug. 4-5 for PBS Kids’ Get Up and Go! Day, an annual event for Wisconsin children and their caregivers, we caught up with him…

Get Up and Go With Wisconsin Public Television!

July 31, 2015

Wisconsin Public Television’s PBS Kids Get Up and Go! Day takes place one week from today: 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 7! Mark your calendar and join us at this fun-filled, free event that encourages children to live healthy and active lives. Get Up and Go! Day is held in locations across the state,…

A Look Back at Get Up and Go! Day

August 8, 2014

Picture-perfect weather, a sizable and enthusiastic crowd, stellar entertainment and some of the best kids activities around helped make this year’s Get Up and Go! Day, which took place on Friday, Aug. 1, one of the most successful to date. The day started bright and early as the WPT crew, as well as a number…

Mark Your Calendars for Get Up and Go! Day

July 18, 2014

The WPT staff enjoys Wisconsin summers as much as our viewers do, and that’s why we’re happy to provide Wisconsin families with new opportunities to be active and enjoy the outdoors. PBS Kids Get Up and Go! Day 2014 – Friday, August 1 from 10 a.m. to noon – is one such opportunity. Mark your…

Gov. Scott Walker and Sesame Street Find Fun in Healthy Eating and Being Active

March 17, 2014

At the 2014 National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting, governors from across the United States met up with a few of our favorite Sesame Street friends to talk about healthy active lifestyles and good eating choices. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker even took a chance to spend some time with Rosita and Abby Cadabby to talk…

Where Will You "Get Up and Go!"?

August 1, 2013

Miss Rosa arrived in Madison early to read her favorite story to an excited bunch of Wisconsin PBS Kids Thursday. She’ll be at the Keshena Get Up and Go! Day event Friday. “Get Up and Go!” Day is an annual tradition that continues to get bigger and better every year, and 2013 is no exception….

Get Up and Go! With PBS Kids’ Mr. Steve

August 6, 2012

The 2012 WPT Get Up and Go! Day is in the books after kids from all over Wisconsin danced, sang and played outside the WPT studios in Madison, at the L.E. Phillips Library in Eau Claire and at The Building for Kids Children’s Museum in Appleton. The events might be over, but you and your…