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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Give Awards to Everyday Heroes
Your child can identify and honor everyday heroes in your community by creating and distributing hero awards.
Go on a Critter Collection Adventure
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.
Working together to play or build a game can help your child understand that sometimes the best games are those in which everyone works together.
Role-playing scary situations with stuffed animals can help your child learn strategies for handling future fears.
Have a Brachiosaurus Picnic
You and your child can host a brachiosaurus picnic by putting together dinosaur themed recipes and playing dinosaur themed picnic games.
Nursing stuffed animals back to health in a pretend infirmary can provide the opportunity for your child to learn about healthy habits through discussion and role-play.
Here to Engineer
Your child can practice early engineering skills by building an appropriately sized structure for a favorite stuffed animal or toy.
Hold a Family Awards Ceremony
Recognizing your child's personal strengths and abilities with these homemade awards can help boost your child's self-esteem.
Host a Family Olympics
Your child can plan and create her own simple athletic events such as obstacle courses and cooperative races. She can even hold a medal ceremony after the games.
Host a Pretend Dinner Party
Dressing up and hosting a pretend dinner party can be a fun way to practice good manners.
How to Make a Simple Bird Feeder
Making a bird feeder for your backyard is easy to do using honey and seeds, birdseed or small fruit. Think about what types of birds are in your backyard and make a bird feeder that best suits their needs.
Invent Your Own Version of Dino Ball
Playing ball while pretending to be a dinosaur can be fun! Your child can make up the rules to her own game of Dino Ball and think about what dinosaur attributes might be useful in a game.
Island of Adventure Map
Your aspiring engineer can create a map of your home, add tracks and then send his model trains on an adventure around the rooms of your house.
Jet’s Solar System Game
Does your child want to fly across the solar system with Jet? He can choose a character to play as and then be the first to reach the finish line in this printable game.