Rainstick - Crafts for Kids

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Turn a paper towel roll into a rain stick with duct tape, aluminum foil and mixed grains! The aluminum foil inserted inside the paper towel roll causes the grains to trickle down slowly, creating the sound effect of falling rain. This fun, simple craft is a great way to start a conversation with your kids about rain and weather.

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PBS Kids Back-to-School Sweepstakes

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Enter to win your very own PBS KIDS Back-to-School Pack filled with back-to-school gear.

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Crafts For Kids; Mini Ball Game

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On this episode of 'Crafts for Kids,' learn how to make your own mini-ball game. 'Crafts for Kids' is a weekly series that encourages parents and kids to spend time together making fun and simple projects.

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Handmade Bird Feeder: Video

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Kids can craft a handmade bird feeder by recycling a milk carton and using a few other household supplies. 

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Encouraging Nature Play

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The importance of unscheduled outdoor play.

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Public Broadcasting Industry Receives National Education Association's Highest Honor

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The NEA Friend of Education was awarded to Patricia de Stacy Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and Paula A. Kerger, president and CEO of the Public Broadcasting Service.

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See YouTube Science Sensation Emily Graslie at Outdoor University in Rapid City

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“The Brain Scoop” creator piques the curiosities of young geniuses at this year’s Outdoor University in Rapid City.

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WILD KRATTS Wild Wednesdays in July

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July is jam-packed with WILD KRATTS fun every Wednesday, starting July 1st with "Back in Creature Time."

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PBS KIDS Shows Now Available On-Demand On Xbox One

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The PBS KIDS Video App features thousands of videos from favorite PBS KIDS series.

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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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