April 7 | Grades Pre-K–3

At-Home Learning Tips

Making Memories in a Difficult Time
With schools closed and all families being asked to stay at home, it’s a bit mind-boggling to think that we are actually living in a moment of unprecedented world history. Here are a few ideas that will help you and your family reflect on important events, meaningful people and special moments you have shared together in the past and present.

Daily Programming

5:00 a.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I Am Jackie Robinson/I Am Anna Pavlova

Jackie Robinson | Athlete and Activist – Video
I Am Anna Pavlova Info Sheet – Printable Activity



5:30 a.m. CyberChase: Of All the Luck

Fresh Pick Challenge: Logical Lunch – Fizzy’s Lunch Lab – Activity
Doorman’s Code – Document


6:00 a.m. SciGirls: City Chickens

SciGirls Plants Count – Activity
SciGirls Home Sweet Home – Activity

 

 

Additional Resources

VIDEO: What Are Puppets?
After watching Pinkalicious make “Mr. Socko,” is your child curious about puppets and how they can make one? This video shows how almost anything can become a puppet if we use our imagination.

ARTICLE: Drawing Maps + Other Tips to Teach Spatial Skills
Cat’s friend Bucky helped Nick and Sally learn how to use landmarks to help Nick find his favorite yo-yo. Your child can also practice these essential spatial reasoning skills at home (and away froms screens). For example, draw a map of your home to show where all the rooms and large furniture items are located. Then expand to draw a map of your neighborhood.

GAME: Daniel Tiger’s “Classroom Helpers”
Children feel proud when they can be helpers. This game shows ways Daniel and his friends take care of things at school. Children will see that everyone’s job is important and they can feel good about taking on some responsibilities at home, too.

Curious George: Grease Monkeys in Space/Pinata VisionHelping Your Four-Year-Old Identify and Predict Patternsk – Parent Blog
Curious George “High Five” – Online Game

Ready Jet Go!: I Feel the Earth Move/Zerk Visits EarthExplore Properties With Your Two-Year-Old – Parent Blog
What’s the Matter? | Everyday Learning – Video and Activity

Arthur: Arthur’s Pet Business/D.W. The CopycatMake Russian Nesting Dolls – Activity

Curious George: The Elephant Upstairs/Being HundleyPeg’s Giant Dice Game – Activity
Curious George Hat Grab – Online Game

Nature Cat: Wild Batts!/No Bird Left BehindSorting Soils Activity – Lesson Plan
Vegetable Planting – Online Game

Wild Kratts: Lemur LegsAnimals and Plants Can Live in a City! – Interactive Lesson
Break it Down – Online Game

Molly of Denali: Turn On The Northern Lights/FiddlesticksDenali Trading Post – Online Game
Make a Letter Lunch Menu and Cook it Together – Activity
What Are the Northern Lights? | Ready Jet Go! – Video

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I Am Jackie Robinson/I Am Anna PavlovaJackie Robinson | Athlete and Activist – Video
I Am Anna Pavlova Info Sheet – Printable Activity

Let’s Go Luna!: The Big Squeeze/Meet the PressesWhat are Celebrations? – Video
Learn Simple dances to Familiar Tunes – Activity

Daniel Tiger: Daniel and Margaret Play School/Meet The PressesClassroom Helpers – Online Game
Teaching Your Four-Year-Old Early Friendship Skills – Parent Blog

Daniel Tiger: Visiting Grandpere/The Tiger Family Goes HomeDrive Trolley – Online Game
Grandpere’s Veggie Soup – Recipe

Sesame Street: So You Think You Can ChoreographLetter Dance Party – Online Game
“Dance With Me!:” How Kids Can Learn Through Dance – Parent Blog

Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Mr. Socko/A Pinkapurrfect PetAround the Block Activities – Activity

Dinosaur Train: King And Crystal Play Red Rock/Nick Of TimeExplore Animals With Your Three-Year-Old  – Parent Blog
Ernie’s Dinosaur Day Care – Online Game

Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That: Thump/Squirreled AwayPlay Restaurant Together and Practice Memory Skills – Activity
Play a game about recycling and learn new vocabulary – Online Game

Sesame Street: So You Think You Can ChoreographLetter Dance Party – Online Game
“Dance With Me!:” How Kids Can Learn Through Dance – Parent Blog

Splash and Bubbles: Chompy’s New Foods/Cloning Around
Crystals Rule – Online Game
How to Make Giant Bubbles | Full-Time Kid – Video

Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Mr. Socko/A Pinkapurrfect PetAround the Block Activities – Activity

Let’s Go Luna!: The Big Squeeze/Meet the PressesWhat are Celebrations? – Video
Learn Simple dances to Familiar Tunes – Activity

Nature Cat: Wild Batts!/No Bird Left BehindSorting Soils Activity – Lesson Plan
Vegetable Planting – Online Game

Wild Kratts: Lemur LegsAnimals and Plants Can Live in a City! – Interactive Lesson
Break it Down – Online Game

Molly of Denali: Turn On The Northern Lights/FiddlesticksDenali Trading Post – Online Game
Make a Letter Lunch Menu and Cook it Together – Activity
What Are the Northern Lights? | Ready Jet Go! – Video

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I Am Jackie Robinson/I Am Anna PavlovaJackie Robinson | Athlete and Activist – Video
I Am Anna Pavlova Info Sheet – Printable Activity

 

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