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Ubongo Kids

Sunday – 8:30am

Filled with music and games, Ubongo Kids follows the problem-solving adventures of five friends exploring the fun of math & science with the help of Mama Ndege and the forest animals in this educational cartoon from Tanzania. 

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EPISODES



Season 1
  • Season 1 | Episode 1 
    Mathematical Bird
    The rats have destroyed Mzee Kigo's field, but Kibena has a plan to save it. Can she use her math knowledge to move the rats to a new home? Kibena and Kiduchu meet mysterious and mathematical bird.
  • Season 1 | Episode 2 
    Math to the Rescue
    Kiduchu proves that girls can play football as well as boys, but when the ball lands in Mzee's yard, math skills are needed to get it back! Kiduchu owes 4 bananas to repay her debts, but when her bananas are stolen will her math skills catch the culprit?.
  • Season 1 | Episode 4 
    Fish Billionaire
    Koba thinks catching fish could be his path to becoming a billionaire, but first he must learn to divide the fish evenly with his fellow fishermen... and then how to raise fish himself! Will he still want to be a billionaire when he's finished?
  • Season 1 | Episode 5 
    Fruity Fractions
    Ngedere the monkey wants to set up a fruit-stall, so he can make money to buy his favorite food... pilau! Kibena and Kiduchu decide to help him out, but soon discover that you must know a lot about fractions to sell fruit!
  • Season 1 | Episode 6 
    Decimal Solution
    A motorcyclist introduces Ngedere to a cool new radio station... but he can't seem to find it again. Kibena and Kiduchu use their knowledge of decimals to help him figure it out.
  • Season 1 | Episode 7 
    Decimals Down
    The kids have lost their ball again, but this time it's fallen down the well! They need 5.8 meters of rope to reach it, but with no rope around, they'll have to get creative!
  • Season 1 | Episode 8 
    The Big Vote
    The Soccer Club has a match, but the team doesn't have a captain. In true Ubongo Kids style, they use percentages to find their leader. Kibena helps Bibi sell pumpkins, but they forget to save seeds for next year! Luckily, Tiny Tembo is there to help.
  • Season 1 | Episode 9 
    Animal Race
    It's time for the annual animal race! The Ubongo Kids organize a big race for the animals. They encounter a Magic Clock who has a challenge for them.
  • Season 1 | Episode 10 
    Mosquito Army
    A mosquito army is threatening the village of Kokotoa. Kiduchu is determined to get to the bottom of the problem, and help the community protect themselves from malaria.
  • Season 1 | Episode 11 
    Math Music
    It's time for the Kokotoa Forest music competition! The animals will sing original songs and the kids will judge, but who will win?
  • Season 1 | Episode 12 
    Animal Graphs
    The animals argue over who will get Mzee Kigo's extra fruit, so Kibena, Kiduchu, Koba and Baraka step in to help. But can they make sense of the graphs they need to organize the fruit?
  • Season 1 | Episode 13 
    We the Children
    Kibena and the animals find a special screen in the forest, showing real kids! The kids share their experiences and how they use math in everyday life.