Free Meals for South Dakota Youth

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Organizations across South Dakota are serving free meals to the state’s youth this summer.

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Glow Worm Bracelet

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These easy to make Glow Worm bracelets are a fun summer craft activity for kids. 

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How Many Alligators Long Is a Triceratops?

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Fun with math from Dinosaur Train. 

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Join SDPB and Friends at Neutrino Day in Lead!

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Join SDPB and friends for a weekend of educational fun at Sanford Underground Research Facility’s Neutrino Day.

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New PBS Kids Series NATURE CAT Premieres in Fall

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PBS KIDS premieres NATURE CAT, a new animated series that encourages children to explore nature, this fall.

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Get Moving! — A Time Trials Math Activity

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This Time Trials Activity injects some educational fun by calculating their mph while your kids ride, skate, pogo or scoot.

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DINOSAUR TRAIN: ZEPPELIN ADVENTURE premieres June 15

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PBS KIDS Summer Safari kicks off in June with the premiere of DINOSAUR TRAIN: Zeppelin Adventure. 

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New Study Shows Educational Benefits of Watching Sesame Street Similar to Those of Attending Preschool

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The most comprehensive study ever conducted on the educational benefits of Sesame Street demonstrates a long-lasting impact on the scholastic achievement of millions of Americans.

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Amazing Underwater Explosion Using Dry Ice and Liquid Nitrogen

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Backyard Scientist displays an underwater explosions using Dry Ice, and Liquid Nitrogen. This experiment is captured in high definition slow motion.

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Kids Poster Challenge Helps Spread the Word About Aquatic Invasive Species

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South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is asking kids to help repel an invasion — of aquatic invasive species, like zebra and quagga mussels, and Asian carp.

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New Odd Squad Episodes

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New Odd Squad episodes all week beginning May 25.

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SDPB's Science Steve Presents at the It's All About Science Festival in Sioux Falls

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SDPB's Science Steve joins more than 50 science-related exhibitors at the fourth annual It’s All About Science Festival. 

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New South Dakota TRACK Trails open Memorial Day Weekend

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Seven northeast South Dakota state parks join the national network of family-friendly outdoor adventures in time for the holiday.

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How To Help Kids Understand Scale

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When kids are young, they can have a hard time understanding the difference between city, state, and country. It’s understandable; scale can be a hard concept to grasp. That’s where step books come in. They can be super useful in giving kids a visual way to organize it all. Plus, they’re easy to make. 

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DIY Spring Tree Terrarium

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A mini DIY Spring terrarium made from a glass jar, a twig and some colorful tissue paper is a great craft for a gift or just to celebrate the new spring season. This craft project is also a great way to start a conversation with your child about the changing seasons.

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