Encourage your preschooler to go full steam ahead with a lantern.
Deck the halls with a Christmas chain inspired by your child’s favorite engines.
Be a really useful engine by lending a hand when others need help.
Help little engineers on the autism spectrum explore emotions.
- Learning Goal
- Halloween Safety Lantern
- Episode 1105: There's Always a Good Explanation Episode 1007: Spooky Charms
- Following directions
- Encourage your preschooler to go full steam ahead with this safety light.
- Christmas Chain
- Episode 1110: Christmas Cheer Episode 1010: Tinsel & Trains
- Following directions; listening carefully; persistence
- Deck the halls with a cheerful Christmas chain inspired by your child’s favorite engines.
- Lend a Helping Hand
- Episode 1108: Signals & Alarms Episode 905: Don't Give Up
- Demonstrating responsibility; making meaningful contributions; teamwork; applying one’s best effort
- Be a really useful engine by lending a hand when others need help.
- Face Puzzles
- All episodes
- Identifying facial expressions and the emotions behind them
- Help little engineers on the autism spectrum explore emotions.
- Box Car Relay
- Episode 1104: Fast & Reliable Episode 1102: Food to Go
- Teamwork; cooperation; benefits of exercise
- Head down the tracks with this heart-pumping relay race!
- Really Useful Cargo
- Episode: 1109 Going Underground Episode 1113: Coming Home for Christmas
- Making meaningful contributions; sharing; giving thanks
- Inspire your preschooler to be generous by collecting Really Useful Cargo!
- Peep Peep Parfait
- Episode 1112: Illuminating Minds Episode 1004: Someone to Look up To
- Healthful eating; following directions
- Make this healthy, delicious treat with your little engineers.
- Calm Your Engines
- Episode 1107: Please Be Patient Episode 1111: Passengers Episode 1005: Peace & Quiet
- Practicing relaxation and breathing; following directions.
- Help your little ones calm their engines with breathing/relaxation exercises.
- Recycling Cargo Cars
- Episode 910: Just Being You Episode 1003: Just Be Yourself
- Understanding there are consequences to one’s actions; appreciating one’s community
- Help your little engineer set up a Sodor Recycling Station in your home. En Español
- Dockside Delivery Game
- Episode 908: Communication Episode 1002: Fire & Water
- Following instructions; teamwork; listening carefully
- Practice being Really Useful in this fun relay-delivery game!
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