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 House Just Right for Me!
The Cat in the Hat and his pals need houses that are just the right size. Using printable finger puppets, your child can measure and build paper houses that are just perfect for the Cat, Sally, and Nick.
Adding Up Animal Habitats
In this activity, your child will practice basic math skills while exploring local habitats and the animals that live in them.
Addition Agility with Olive and Otto
Your child can sharpen her addition skills by solving four quick Odd Squad cases all related to the number 15.
Another Big Tree Problem
Peg is stuck in a tree! Your child can help Ramone get Peg down by cutting out shapes and building a structure that will reach the top of the tree.
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.
Back To School Tips for Parents
This great resource provides parents with tips to help children notice math in their everyday lives through numbers, measurement, patterns, and more.
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.
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.
Bowling for Math Facts
Children can work on counting and gross motor skills by creating and setting up their own bowling game.
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 Better Bunny Copter
Your child can practice design and engineering skills by building and testing out what makes a bunnycopter twirl the fastest.
Build a Bridge With Paper, Paper Clips, and Blocks
Building simple structures is a great way to introduce your child to engineering! Using just a few things around your home, you can design bridges with your child and experiment with what they will hold.
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.
Builders' Math: Tips for Parents
You can use everyday objects around the house to explore math concepts - using a tape measure to explore length/width; a screwdriver to explore concept of rotation and direction; a piece of paper to investigate attributes of simple shapes; and a lever to explore length and weight.