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AIR DATES: MARCH 15-19

ELINOR WONDERS WHY: NEW EPISODES

Elinor, Ari, and Olive are back with new adventures! This week is full of discovery as the trio learns how butterflies drink nectar, and why fish don’t freeze in the winter.

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Growing as a Reader

Talk with, listen to, read to, and write with your kids. The resources in this collection are designed to help kids grow into curious readers and lifelong learners.

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How to Raise A Self-Confident Girl

Self-confident girls grow up to be amazing women! Here are five ways to nurture self-confidence. Parents, how do you encourage your daughters?

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6 Ways to Explore Nature with Preschoolers

Getting outside with preschoolers and exploring nature is a perfect way to learn about science. Here are 6 ways from Elinor Wonders Why to explore nature with your preschooler.

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Solve an A-mazie-ng Letter Maze

Looking for a way to help your child learn their letters? Create a letter maze! In this maze, your child will practice letter recognition to solve the maze from start to finish.

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Treating Others Fairly

It's important for kids to learn about race and racism through honest conversations with the trusted grown-ups in their lives. 

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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Women’s History Month

March is Women's History Month, a month where we learn about and celebrate the women who have changed the world and the women in our lives.

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MARTHA SPEAKS Reading Buddies Program

Explore the "Martha Speaks" Reading Buddies collection and inspire a love of words, books, and reading in your students today and year-round.

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Get Smart with the Arts

Arts activities not only help children learn, they also provide wonderful opportunities to build self-confidence and self-expression.

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It Takes Two: The Roots of Language Learning

How do parents help their babies learn to communicate? Here’s some guidance based on recent research that provides parents a roadmap for building their babies' language skills.

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Ice Science Experiment

This cool science experiment shows how different variables impact how quickly ice melts.

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What Makes the Sea Rise

Try this experiment with your child to investigate how melting glaciers can cause the sea level to rise and change the Earth's landscape.

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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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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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Spiced Oatmeal Muffins

It seems like everyone loves oatmeal muffins! This hearty and healthy snack will power your child’s daily adventures.

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Healthier Homemade Oreos

Learn how to make a healthier version of homemade Oreos using buckwheat flour and blended cashews.

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.