April 17 | Grades Pre-K–3

At-Home Learning Tips

Get Creative this Weekend
Spending a lot more time at home these days can make for great opportunities to nurture your child’s creativity by doing activities that are a bit special, unusual and extra fun! Find ideas here.

 

Daily Programming

Friday on Arizona PBS

5:00 a.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I Am Helen Keller/I Am Alexander Graham Bell

I Am Alexander Graham Bell Biosketch – Printable Activity
Compare and Contrast Alexander Graham Bell – Printable Activity Sheet
Alexander Graham Bell | Scientist, Inventor, and Teacher – Video



5:30 a.m. Cyberchase: Less Than Zero

Make a Mobius Strip – Activity
“Less Than Zero” Elevator Number Line – Activity


6:00 a.m. SciGirls: Cartoon Coders

The Awesome Race Game – Activity
SciGirls Code Quest – Online Game

 

Resources

ACTIVITY: Look at the Moon! Journaling Project
So many of your child’s favorite characters enjoyed looking at the night sky in today’s episodes and your child can too with this activity to observe the most visible object in our night sky, the moon. Keep a Moon Journal to track different shapes and phases and ask questions about the patterns your child sees along the way. Can you predict the phase that will appear the next night?

ACTIVITY: Sky Patterns: Sun, Moon, and Stars
Why stop at the moon when you can explore the future appearances of the sun, moon and stars? This activity and animation will help your child see the changing appearance or apparent movement of these objects.

ACTIVITY: Track Your Daily Weather
If watching the night sky becomes challenging on rainy nights, ask your child if they’re curious about tracking the weather as well. Download this Nature Cat calendar for your child to draw the weather for each day and find patterns every week.

Illustration of columns of a capitol building with text reading: Arizona PBS AZ Votes 2024
airs April 18

Arizona PBS presents candidate debates as part of ‘AZ Votes 2024’

Earth Day Challenge graphic with the Arizona PBS logo and an illustration of the earth

Help us meet the Earth Day Challenge!

Graphic for the AZPBS kids LEARN! Writing Contest with a child sitting in a chair writing on a table and text reading: The Ultimate Field Trip
May 12

Submit your entry for the 2024 Writing Contest

The Capital building with text reading: Circle on Circle: Robert Lowell's D.C.
May 2

An evening with ‘Poetry in America’

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