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 Parent's Guide to NonFiction
Parents can use this guide to understand ways to introduce non-fiction into your child's reading and help them understand and learn from it.
A Super Race
In this fast-paced letter learning activity, your child can practice rhyming, letter recognition and sounds, alphabetizing, and more by completing segments in a word race.
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.
Your child can practice letter recognition and letter sounds by creating and completing his own alphabet puzzle.
Architecture Scavenger Hunt
Your child can go on a scavenger hunt for shapes! Children can find shapes around their neighborhood and draw pictures of the shapes and where they found them.
Around Your World
Literacy and geography go hand in hand with this activity that focuses on drawing and labeling the continents of the world.
Dog uses different motions and gestures to get other characters to guess what he wants. In this game, use gestures and words to have your child guess which B word you are thinking of. Your child can also use gestures and words to describe a B word for you to guess!
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.
Bottle Cap Hockey
Children can play bottle cap hockey to learn about forces and motion, while predicting which bottle cap will win the game! With this activity, your child will learn to predict, test, and reflect on properties of objects that influence motion.
Build a Better Birdbath
In this activity, your child will learn how to build a better birdbath by investigating which shape supports the most weight as a base for the birdbath.
Build A Sign
In this activity, your child can go on a sign hunt to practice letter recognition and sign reading skills.
Build A Word Thing
When letters are decorated to look like the word they represent, it's called a WordThing. In this activity, your child can explore new vocabulary about birds while creating a bird WordThing.
Build It Up, Knock It Down
Children work together in teams to solve a building problem! Children learn to work together, plan, create, test, and revise their solutions to build the strongest structure out of household items.
Get the whole family involved in this game to play in the car! Your child can learn new words and practice map reading skills while you go from place to place.