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Activity Starter: Map Borders

Activity Starter: Map Borders

In this episode, Matthew explains borders, property lines, and more.

Activity Starter: Cardinal Directions

Activity Starter: Cardinal Directions

Students will learn how to figure out which way is north, south, east or west.

Activity Starter: Intermediate Directions

Activity Starter: Intermediate Directions

Are your students confused by intermediate directions? Try this video activity.

Activity Starter: Past, Present, and Future

Activity Starter: Past, Present, and Future

This video will help your students learn the concepts of past, present, and future.

Activity Starter: Reservations

Activity Starter: Reservations

Learn the location of South Dakota's 9 reservations.


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Activity Starters is a NEW video Small Boy series on SDPB.org designed for kids in PreK through 4th grade. In each episode an animated character (like Matthew - right) introduces a concept and an activity. Then the character encourages the viewers to try the activity at home or in the classroom.  

Blog: Activity Ideas

Fall Color Wheel from Nature Cat

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Fall leaves come in many shades of red, orange, yellow, and brown. Together with your child and Nature Cat, take a walk around your neighborhood to find fall colors and then draw what you find.

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Cat in the Hat Door Hanger

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Are you out on an adventure?

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Practice Math While Making Peg’s Perfect Pizza

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Baking with your child is a great way to introduce math concepts like counting, measuring and telling time. (From PBS Parents)

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