Inspire your preschooler to be generous by collecting Really Useful Cargo!
Head down the tracks with this heart-pumping relay race!
Make this healthy, delicious treat with your little engineers.
Help your little ones calm their engines with breathing/relaxation exercises.
- Learning Goal
- Box Car Relay
- 1104: Fast & Reliable 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
- 1112: Illuminating Minds 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!
- Steam Team Design Game
- Episode 901: Chuffing with PrideEpisode 1004: Someone To Look Up To
- Teamwork; cooperation
- Practice teamwork and cooperation by designing new engines together. En Español
- All Aboard with Words Game
- Episode 904: Fun on the FarmEpisode 1001: Look & Listen
- Persistence; following directions; listening carefully; early literacy
- Play a classic word game with a Thomas twist!
- Sodor Search & Find Scavenger Hunt
- Episode 907: Winter SurpriseEpisode 1006: Taking Turns
- Following directions and rules; teamwork; persistence; listening carefully; making meaningful contributions
- Make tracks around your home and yard searching for treasure.
- Sodor I Spy
- Episode 903: If a Job's Worth Doing Episode 1007: Spooky Charms
- Following directions; listening carefully; persistence; applying one’s best effort
- Challenge your engineer to become an investigator!
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