PBS Announces Black History Month Programming

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To honor the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and observe Black History Month, and as part of its commitment to celebrate the diversity of America all year long, PBS offers documentaries and specials that explore the richness and complexity of the African American experience through on-air content on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection.

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5 Things To Know About Screen Time Right Now

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The latest research on kids and screens has bright spots and dark spots.

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Family String Puppets

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It is time to put your imagination to the test, and create some family entertainment with homemade puppets! The whole family can be involved with this simple craft. You really only need a cereal box, a scissors, markers, and your imagination!

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Family History Fun

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Have you ever wondered what your grandparents did for fun when they were your age? Or what their favorite food, or game was? Well, join Arthur in a little family history fun!!

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DIY New Year's Eve Wreath

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Happy New Year from SDPB!! 2018 is finally upon us! You can show everyone your holiday spirit by using some of that left over tinsel to create a beautiful New Year's wreath.

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Full Time Kid: The Cup Game

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Do you think you have rhythm? Maya, the Full Time Kid, has a fun game that will teach you rhythm and dexterity. And the best part is that you only need is a plastic cup!

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DIY Snow Globe

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If you are going to have multiple children running around your house today, keep them entertained with this fun winter craft!

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SDPB Staff Reading Night Before Christmas

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Merry Christmas to you and your family, from everyone here at SDPB! Our staff read an old Christmas classic story, Twas The Night Before Christmas. Please enjoy our reading and Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night.

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Gluten Free Holiday Cookies

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Gluten-free author and expert, Jeanne Sauvage, just released a new cookbook titled, Gluten-Free Baking for the Holidays: 60 Recipes for Traditional Festive Treats (October 2012, Chronicle Books) where she shares fabulous recipes the whole family can enjoy during this time of year including the Cutout Cookies recipe as pictured above.

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Baby's Got Mail: Free Books Boost Early Literacy

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A simple, scalable program — founded by Dolly Parton — reaches kids before they enter school: You sign up and get a free book in the mail every month until your child turns 5.

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Alexa, Are You Safe For My Kids?

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Talking to a device that talks back can be entertaining and educational for children. But psychologists say children can develop relationships with these devices that can be different than adults.

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DIY Car Tracks Wrapping Paper

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If your holiday shopping is done, then it's time to move onto the fun task of wrapping presents. This year, involve your child by having them make their own wrapping paper!

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Learning How Bullying Happens In Order To Prevent It

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A new national survey asked students about how they experience bullying in order to help educators try to stop it.

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Recycled Gingerbread Village

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Decorating a tree, listening to Christmas carols, and baking cookies are a few of the best things about Christmas. But your Christmas decorating isn't complete until you make a gingerbread house! And what could be better then one house? Why a whole village of course!

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Warm Up Together: Encouraging Outdoor Activity During the Winter

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Get everyone excited about time outside together even on the coldest of winter days with these tips and ideas.

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