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PBS KIDS CELEBRATES HALLOWEEN

Get ready for a spooky lineup of Halloween favorites featuring ARTHUR, PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC, WILD KRATTS and more!

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How to Talk to Children About Politics

Talking with children about voting and politics can feel overwhelming. Here are tips on how to help kids understand how to be participants in creating positive change.

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9 Picture Books About Voting and Election

Participating in election and practicing the right to vote is important. Here are nine books to start conversations around not only voting, but democracy, citizenship, and equality

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7 Fun Halloween Activities to Do at Home

Halloween is almost here! While this year’s celebrations are certain to be different, we have a list of activities you can do at home to make the best of Halloween this year.

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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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Arthur’s Tricks and Treats

Are your little ones looking for some spooky fun? Check out "Arthur's Tricks and Treats" and other Halloween-themed games from the PBS KIDS Games App!

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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Election Basics

Learn how elections work, look inside the campaign process, consider the role of interest groups, and give students a chance to try their hand at managing a presidential campaign.

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How Voting Works

Learn about the mechanics of voting, the role of the electoral college, how voters decide, and the purpose of big caucuses.

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What to Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied

The signs of bullying can be difficult to spot. Watch for these flags that could signal your child might be dealing with a bully — and learn what you can do to resolve the situatio

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Raising A Powerful Girl

How can parents and caregivers raise powerful daughters and what does that mean? Here are some ideas from our experts.

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Play and Learn Engineering App

With the new PBS KIDS Play and Learn Engineering app, kids can design machines, build towers with robots and problem-solve through an obstacle course while exploring STEM concepts.

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It’s Okay to Get Mad

A big part of parenting is helping our kids understand their emotions and then respond in a way that does not hurt themselves or others.

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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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Halloween Painted Pots

Turn small flower pots into fun Halloween decorations! Make a mummy, Frankenstein, and a pumpkin.

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Glowing Ghost Jugs

Not into pumpkin carving? Save your leftover milk cartons to make glowing ghosts!

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T.P. Jeebies

Recycle your leftover toilet paper rolls into tubes of terror by turning them in to Halloween-themed door knob decorations!

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How to Help Your Quiet Child Speak Up

Many children struggle to assert their thoughts and feelings. Try these strategies to help your little one learn to stand up to negative behavior.

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Printable Halloween Masks

It's Halloween on Sesame Street! Have your child give their best Elmo, Grover or Big Bird impression with these printable masks.

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How to be Kind When You Feel So Mad

With young children, one of the most essential ways to incorporate radical kindness into our interactions is to embrace the power of the pause.

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Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Pumpkin season is here! Celebrate the Fall with some warm and delicious homemade pumpkin bread.

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.