April 1 | Grades Pre-K–3rd

At-Home Learning Tips

Make Time to Play!

Research shows that creative and physical play is a crucial part of children’s cognitive and social-emotional development. Playtime can incorporate a wide range of activities, including building a pillow fort in the living room, playing hide and seek, and make-believing a restaurant or grocery store with mom and dad as the customers. Find more ideas here.


Wednesday on Arizona PBS

5:00 a.m.

Wild Kratts: Stars of the Tides
WildKratts Capture the Fish Mobiles Game – Online
Splash and Bubbles: Exploring Ocean Zones – Activity

5:30 a.m.

Cyberchase: And They Counted Happily Ever After
Cyberchase: Matt’s Coder/Decoder – Activity
Counting On – Game

6:00 a.m.

SciGirls: Bee Haven
SciGirls: Light Bulb Challenge – Activity
SciGirls: How to Engage Girls in STEM – Parent Blog


Additional Resources

Where to Spot SoCal’s Coastal Wildlife
Did your child watch the “Wild Kratts” episode on sea creatures and now they want to know more about them? Walk them through the images and videos in this article so they can learn more about ocean dwellers, such as seals, dolphins and coastal birds.

A southern sea otter settles down to rest in a small patch of Egregia (feather boa kelp)
A southern sea otter settles down to rest in a small patch of Egregia (feather boa kelp). Photo by Lilian Carswell/USFWS.

Modeling Fractions with Cuisenaire Rods
Playing with colorful Cuisenaire® Rods without the cleanup! This game helps kids model fractions by stacking virtual rods.

Cuisenaire rods | albyantoniazzi / Creative Commons License

Checklist to Identify Quality Media Experiences for Young Children
When wondering if digital media is adequate for your little ones, run through these five items to help you identify the quality of the piece.

Lucy Worsley on the Mystery Queen
airs Dec. 3

Agatha Christie: Lucy Worsley on the Mystery Queen

Pavlo: Live in Santorini
airs Dec. 3

Don’t miss ‘Pavlo: Live in Santorini’

aired Nov. 28

Stewart Udall: The Politics of Beauty

Proposal for Phoenix Latino Cultural Center

Don’t miss ‘Horizonte’ Saturdays at 6 p.m.

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