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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Collect a Critter
By exploring your backyard or other nearby areas of nature, your child can observe and appreciate insects and other small animals in their natural environments.
Role-playing possible solutions to bullying or peer arguments can help your child know what to do when faced with a social conflict.
Playing cooperative games such as 'Traveling Train' can give your child practice working together to solve problems in a group.
Count Your Chickens
Your child can practice counting up to 10 by collecting her assigned number of hidden 'chickens' and then counting them out loud to make sure she has found the right amount.
Making gift coupons is one way to say “I love you.” Together with your child, create a coupon book of ways your child can help with a family task or give as a gift on special occasions.
Crayon Resist Garden Painting
Using crayons and food coloring, your child can talk about plants and their parts while creating his own garden in the crayon resist style of painting.
Try extending familiar rhymes and songs by putting on a play or making this edible craft.
Providing opportunities to explore the stories, music and language of their own and other cultures can expand your child's appreciation of the diverse cultures in the world.
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 A to Z
Your child can practice the letters of the alphabet while singing a song and learning about the many different names of dinosaurs.