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DIY Playground (Episode #107)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Judy and Adam journey to the northern mountains of Nicaragua to work with the kids of Cusmapa to build the playground of their dreams. With the help of the Fabretto Children's Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps local children reach their full potential, the entire community pitches in, working from the ground up to build Cusmapa a playground.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 23, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Musical Bike (Episode #106)

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 16, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Judy and Adam meet Beatriz in her hometown of Emeryville, CA, to help her combine her passion for music and bike building. Working at The Crucible - a non- profit educational foundry and metal fabrication shop - they design and build a pedal-powered bike organ for Beatriz to unveil at her high school block party.

A Cut Above - Part 2 (Episode #105)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Judy and Adam travel to New York City, the fashion capital of the United States, to meet up-and-coming designers Eduarda and Juan. Eduarda and Juan's dreams come true when fashion designer Christian Siriano challenges them to showcase their individuality and creativity by drawing upon Judy and Adam's engineering know-how to re-interpret a gown from his collection. Their red carpet-worthy designs are treated to a surprise critique when two editors from Teen Vogue magazine join Christian at a fashion shoot.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 9, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

A Cut Above - Part 1 (Episode #104)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Judy and Adam travel to New York City, the fashion capital of the United States, to meet up-and-coming designers Eduarda and Juan. Eduarda and Juan's dreams come true when fashion designer Christian Siriano challenges them to showcase their individuality and creativity by drawing upon Judy and Adam's engineering know-how to re-interpret a gown from his collection. Their red carpet-worthy designs are treated to a surprise critique when two editors from Teen Vogue magazine join Christian at a fashion shoot.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
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