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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Chocolate Mug Cake
Make predictions about how ingredients mix and change while baking to form a delicious, chocolate mug cake!
Cold As Ice
Combining literacy and science, your child can make a healthy frozen snack while learning temperature vocabulary!
You child can make a card of compliments for a friend or family member using kind words like WordGirl might use.
Your child can practice measurement skills and learn cooking vocabulary in this activity where you team up to bake a yummy yellow cake.
Create a “Kindness Tree”
Creating a paper kindness tree can help your child take pride in her actions of showing kindness to others.
Create a “My Favorite Toys” Book
Your child can develop writing skills by creating a book all about his favorite toys.