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There’s a new ‘Arthur’ short about wearing a mask

‘Arthur: Wearing a mask’ encourages children to keep their friends safe.

‘Arthur: Wearing a mask’ encourages children to keep their friends safe.
“Arthur: Wearing a mask” encourages children to keep their friends safe.
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PBS Kids has released a new video short called “Arthur: Wearing a Mask” that encourages people to wear a mask to help keep family members safe.

  • The short shows Francine and Muffy talking about the importance of masks and why it can keep people stay safe during the pandemic.
  • “Francine and Muffy talk about how to stay safe and support their friends and family by wearing a mask during these difficult times,” the YouTube description reads.

The two characters appear in what looks like a Zoom call, as if they are keeping socially distanced in the “Arthur” world.

PBS Kids previously released “Arthur” shorts during the coronavirus pandemic. Those short videos included “Wash your Hands,” “2020 Commencement Address” and “Arthur on Racism: Talk, Listen and Act.”