Social & Emotional Activity Finder
PBS KIDS’ beloved characters model behavior and provide strategies that help kids manage their emotions, build friendships and develop good character. Use this activity finder to further foster your child’s growth.
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A "Lost" List
Together with your child, talk about and make a list of what your child should do if she is ever lost.
ABC Scrub With Me
In this activity, you'll find ways to emphasize hygiene and handwashing while practicing letters and letter sounds with your child.
Act Out the Life Cycle of a Butterfly
A trip to your local library can be lots of fun! Help your child find a book on butterflies and metamorphosis and then act out how a caterpillar turns into a butterfly.
All Aboard with Words Game
Your child can develop persistence and practice early literacy and spelling skills by playing a Thomas themed word game.
Bake “Get Out the Mad” Cookies
Baking cookies can be a great activity to do with your child, both to build measurement skills and to give your child an outlet to knead cookie dough.
Bake Easy Mini Pizzas
Tasting new foods can be fun. Together with your child, create and cook a pizza with some new toppings.
Using role-play strategies, talk with your child about how to handle scary situations like being lost.
Older children can practice being a good role model by reading, drawing and painting with younger children.
Together with your child, make a book about manners to help your child practice writing skills and learn about concepts like please and thank you.
Bowling for Math Facts
Children can work on counting and gross motor skills by creating and setting up their own bowling game.
Box Car Relay
Your child can build a box car and then use it to participate in a relay race that builds teamwork and cooperation skills.
Cooking together offers your child an opportunity to see the science behind food preparation. Talk about the changes that occur when food is prepared as you work with your child to create this thoughtful breakfast.
Build Self-Confidence With a Goal-Setting Activity
Achieving a goal can build self-confidence. Help your child set and work towards a goal by creating "I Can" statements.
Build Your Own Volcano
Has your child ever wanted to make a volcano? Here's an easy 4 ingredient process that will allow your young scientist to build a model volcano and watch it erupt.