Native American Studies Episodes Coming Soon! 


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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Photos: Dakota Pathways Series

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

Pool Noodle Horse Stick!

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Turn summer break into summer fun with this one-of-a-kind pool noodle horse.

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Fourth of July Berry Sweetza Pizza

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Make this patriotic Fourth Of July Berry Sweetza Pizza for a festive Fourth of July!

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It's Hard To Delay Gratification. Just Ask Cookie Monster

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Ask Cookie Monster about self-control? Sounds like the setup to a joke. But in recent years, Cookie has evolved. Watch as he demonstrates some of his favorite techniques.

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