Summer Reading For Your Woke Kid

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A list of books that frame big issues through a lens children can understand.

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Preschool, A State-By-State Update

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The National Institute for Early Education Research has a new state-by-state report on preschool funding, enrollment and teacher quality. The findings are both encouraging and sobering.

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Popsicle Stick American Flags

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

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Full Time Kid: Wind Chime

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Gather up some string, a plastic lid, and a collection of objects from the house or outdoors, and transform these objects into a beautiful wind chime!

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Handmade Bird Feeder

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Kids can craft a handmade bird feeder by recycling a milk carton and using a few other household supplies. Hang your feeder then wait and watch to see if you spot any birds. This activity is a great way to encourage bird watching plus a summer boredom buster rolled into one! What kind of birds will feed from the bird feeder?

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Free Community College

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The First State To Offer Free Community College To Nearly Every Adult

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Father’s Day Goodie Bags

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These goodie bags are so easy to make and can be filled with treats, notes, or any other kind of fun surprise for Dad!

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Fathers Day Tie Key Chain

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Father's Day is coming up! Here’s a cute and simple craft that kids can help make with recycled materials.

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PBS Summer Activities

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Are you looking for some fun activities to do this summer? Come explore with PBS KIDS! We have a whole bunch of different games, crafts and activities for your children to enjoy.

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PBS Announces WILD ALASKA LIVE, a PBS and BBC Co-Production, as Part of New Summer of Adventure

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PBS announces that WILD ALASKA LIVE, a three-night live natural history event, will be included in the upcoming PBS Summer of Adventure, a collection of eight new limited series that take viewers to some of the world’s most amazing places and cultures.

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PBS KIDS and Stations Bridge the Summer Learning Gap with Adventure-Filled Slate of New Programming and Activities Beginning in June

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Beginning in June, PBS KIDS launches its annual summer learning initiative with new content and resources to help keep kids engaged all summer long.

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Students Serve Up Stories Of Beloved Family Recipes In A Global Cookbook

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Many students at D.C.'s Capital City Charter School are first-generation Americans. For a creative writing project, a literacy nonprofit picked a topic everyone could relate to: food from home.

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American Flag Cup Wreath

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Here is a fun craft for your memorial day!

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Remembering Those Who Gave Their Lives: Lessons for Memorial Day

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Celebrate this special holiday with activities, music and Web-based ideas.

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PBS KIDS Announces PBS KIDS PLUG & PLAY™

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The First Kids’ Television and Playtime Streaming Stick

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