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PREMIERES Jan 18-22

Odd Squad: End of the Road

Head “Down Under” with The Big O and the Mobile Unit as they join forces with two Australian agents to stop “The Shadow” from causing worldwide oddness.

Odd Squad | End of the Road Premieres January 18th!

It's a case that sends agents back to class and learn a lesson in taking down villains! Catch an all-new week of new episodes plus the epic now special Odd Squad: End of the Road! Starting Monday, January 18th on PBS KIDS!

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Nurturing Your Child’s Independence

Independence is bittersweet. Here are some ideas about how to raise a child who is loving and linked to family and who pushes forward to find their place in the larger world.

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Using Emojis with Kids to Express Feelings

With social and emotional learning being increasingly important for children, how emojis can be used to help kids express emotions while wearing a mask or while remote learning.

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Teaching Children About Diversity

Children tend to ask the most challenging questions at the most inconvenient times. Use these tips to spark your child’s curiosity about who they are in their world.

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Helping Kids navigate Scary News Stories

How do you talk to your children about scary news events? Encourage your kids to share what they already know, let them ask questions & offer simple, age-appropriate informatio

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Overcoming Fears Through Pretend Play

Want to help your child overcome their fears? Pretend play can help children learn to problem solve when they're afraid and make sense of the world around them.

Thinkport Picks

MPT is here to help parents and educators keep kids laughing and learning all summer long. Look to our new summer resource collections including MPT Summer On!, weekly theme-based activities, and At-Home Learning: Summer Edition for daily activities connected to our PBS KIDS broadcast. Count on MPT to always provide access to high-quality, educationally-based programming for your family. Anytime and anywhere – on-air, online, and on our free mobile app.

Look to our education website, Thinkport.org, to find safe, adult-led activities for young children, and independent student learning resources for students in grades PreK-12.

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At-Home Learning

At-Home Learning continues with our back-to-school edition to support families and educators with new digital resources and hands-on activities aligned to our PBS KIDS broadcast.

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Daily Activities Calendar

Find fun, daily activities and crafts to do with your children using items in your home and a few basic supplies.

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Presidential Inaugurations

Every four years on January 20, a ceremony called an inauguration marks the start of the United States president’s new term.

Additional Resources

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Tips for Volunteering with Kids

Many families celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by volunteering or doing an act of service. Here are some ideas to get started!

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Helping Sensitive Kids Manage Their Emotions

Does your child respond to simple corrections with tears, or tantrums? Staying calm and responding with an empathetic acknowledgment is one way to de-escalate their emotions.

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Learn at Home with PBS KIDS

The 2020-2021 school year is going to look different for families across the country. PBS KIDS is here to help no matter what learning situation your family is facing this year.

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Play and Learn Science App

Play with shadows, control the weather and roll and slide objects down a ramp, all in the free PBS KIDS Play & Learn Science App!

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Read-Along with PBS KIDS

Along with story-time of a beloved book, each PBS KIDS Read-Along is designed to encourage engagement among families with activity ideas and questions that spark conversation.

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Children’s Books About Peace

Even the best of friends sometimes have problems they must work out. Try "Dog and Bear: Two's Company" and other bedtime stories to share this lesson with little ones!

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Get Smart with the Arts

Did you know that arts activities can help prepare kids for success in school? Acting out stories using homemade props or drawing are easy ways to add arts to playtime.

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Furikake Popcorn

Satisfy your need for something salty and crunchy. Tossed in coconut oil and seasoned with Furikake seasoning & a touch of salt, this recipe is healthy and satisfies.

MEET THE HELPERS

MEET THE HELPERS is a public media initiative designed to introduce children to community helpers and practice emergency preparedness.

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Preschool Learning at Home

Preschoolers learn best through exploring, using all of their senses to understand their world. Here are some resources to support your child's early learning.

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Thank You Neighbors Playlist

Learn about the people that make your community special! This PBS KIDS playlist is packed with songs and stories from your favorite TV shows

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Germs Germs Go Away

"Germs, Germs Go Away. Don't come back any day" Use these tips from Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood to keep germs away by washing hands and coughing into your elbow.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Corona Virus

With Coronavirus being a concern for grownups, kids might also be worrying. Here is how to talk about COVID-19 with your young children & ways to practice healthy habits.

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PBS KIDS Role Models

These PBS KIDS role models prove that you can be anything. Check out these inspiring videos featuring a doctor, astronomer, paleontologist, engineer, and two musicians.

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Sign Up for the PBS KIDS Daily Newsletter

As schools across the country are closed due to COVID-19, PBS KIDS is here to help. New weekday newsletter offers activities & tips to help kids play & learn at home.

PBS KIDS Lab

Exploring new ways to keep kids learning. Anytime. Anywhere.