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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Using these printable characters and plants, your child can create his own Nature Cat gardening scene.
Seeds can be dispersed in nature in many ways. Your child can learn about different seeds and then do a dance to act out how the seeds are scattered.
Dandelion Fingerprint Painting
Your child can combine science and art by creating a fingerprint painting of a dandelion and its blowing seeds.
Definition of Cool
Brainstorming a list of talents and attributes can help your child build self-esteem and discover that being cool means feeling good about your actions and yourself.
Dinosaur Hand Shadows
Using printable silhouettes and a flashlight, you and your child can create dinosaur shaped hand shadows.
Dinosaurs of a Feather
Examining clean bird feathers can help your child understand that different types of feathers serve different purposes. After examining the feathers, your child can create a picture of a Velociraptor with feathers.
Dockside Delivery Game
Playing a Thomas themed relay race can help your child practice following instructions and working with a team.
Your child can learn more about your local birds by observing them in your backyard or park and then taking photographs or sketching pictures of the birds he finds.
Eat Like a Bird
Your child can learn about how a bird eats by using various utensils to create a 'bird beak' and then using those utensils to try to pick up food. It may be more challenging than you think!
Playing a face game and mimicking Thomas' facial expressions can help your child better understand emotions.
Talking and writing about both good and not so good times with siblings and friends can help your child better understand the ups and downs of relationships.
Fight Fears Through Art
Creating courage cards with your child can help her face fears and be brave.
Gardening for Birds
Creating a container garden with certain types of flowers can attract birds for you to observe and provide some birds with food.
Give Awards to Everyday Heroes
Your child can identify and honor everyday heroes in your community by creating and distributing hero awards.