A Guide To Parental Controls For Kids' Tech Use

Posted by Laura Dimock on

How do you make sense of all the different options out there?

Read More

Fourth of July Thaumatropes

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

In the 19th century British physician, John Ayrton Paris created a fun optical toy called the thaumatrope. He created it because he was curious about the retina and how long the human eye could hold an image. This Fourth of July have some festive fun by creating your own thaumatrope!

Read More

Popsicle Stick American Flags

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Make these mini American flags at home for a great Fourth of July craft that kids will enjoy. Have a safe and happy holiday!

Read More

Matchbox Picture Magnets

Posted by Laura Dimock on

I love photos, I love fridge magnets and I love convenience. These are all three in one! The bonus is that they are really easy to make too.

Read More

Build A Rain Barrel

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Water is important when it come to your garden. A Rain Barrel is a great and easy way for you to water your garden and conserve water!

Read More

Pay Attention!

Posted by Samantha Dlugosh on

In one of NPR's upcoming How to Raise a Human reports Michaleen Doucleff travels to rural Mexico to discover a group of Mayan children with extraordinary abilities to pay attention. SDPB is bringing How to Raise a Human home to South Dakota. Shane Hamilton, an Integrated Health Therapist with Sanford Health, expands on the subject.

Read More

For Troubled Kids, Some Schools Take Time Out For Group Therapy

Posted by Laura Dimock on

A growing number of schools are offering training for emotional and social skills that can benefit kids in school and throughout their life.

Read More

Natural Ice Boats

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Here is a fun and eco-friendly project for you and your kiddos on a hot summer day! For an afternoon of clean, green and science-friendly fun, try making these ice boats.

Read More

DIY Windsocks

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Just in time for spring, this windsock is made entirely of recycled materials, making this craft project easy, inexpensive … and waterproof! Decorate your garden, porch or front lawn with a weather-durable windsock in just a few steps.

Read More

Duct Tape Wallet

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Is there anything that duct tape can’t make or fix? I don’t think so. Which is why this year for Father’s Day I say, swing by the hardware store and let some tape do the gift-y trick! Help your kids make this no-sew project for dad that’s as cool as it is crafty. Here’s the scoop on turning a few strips of sticky into a duct tape wallet!

Read More

What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story?

Posted by Laura Dimock on

There are many ways young children encounter stories. A new study finds a "Goldilocks effect," where a cartoon may be "too hot" and audiobooks "too cold" for learning readers.

Read More

Yarn- Wrapped Frame for Fathers

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

Father's Day is right around the corner! Show dad how much you appreciate, and love spending time with him by giving him this cool handmade picture frame. You can use a combination of his favorite colors, and pick out a photo of a happy memory that you shared with him!

Read More

A Degree With Zero Student Debt. Does It Work?

Posted by Laura Dimock on

The four-year results are in on Tennessee's free college initiative. Is this new data significant enough to sway the future of these free college programs?

Read More

Reading Chart

Posted by Krystal Schoenbauer on

School may be out, but learning never stops! Encourage your kiddos to go on wild adventures, solve mysteries and get lost in history all in their own backyard. PBS Kids wants you to join them this summer by reading. There is even a cool chart that you can use to keep track of the books you have read.

Read More

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America’s 100 Favorite Novels

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Summer Reading on Your Mind? Check out this list!

Read More
subscribe to education email updates food blog link image learning blog link living blog link news and information blog link science and technology blog link sports blog link image

Fun activities and projects for kids, educational resources for parents and teachers, and links to SDPB and PBS learning media!

Visit SDPB's Education Site!

Related content from SDPB Radio

Meet The Candidate: Debra Smith

In The Moment ... August 9, 2018 Show 397 Hour 2 Debra Smith is a Democratic candidate for the South Dakota House of...

Changes For SD High School Graduation Requirements

In The Moment ... July 30, 2018 Show 389 Hour 2 The school supplies are on the shelves, and changes are ahead for...

Board of Education Standards Approves Changes to High School Graduation Requirements

The South Dakota Board of Education Standards unanimously approves changes to the state’s high school graduation...

Checking In On South Dakota's Most Vulnerable Children

In The Moment ... June 27, 2018 Show 367 Hour 2 The 2018 Kids Count Data Book has been released. South Dakota...

Searching For Answers To Poverty Through Education

In The Moment ... June 18, 2018 Show 360 Hour 2 Western Dakota Tech is hosting a poverty simulation on June 21st...