Make Sidewalk Chalk

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Making chalk is a fantastic way to create your own art supplies. The best part? Once you finish the craft, you can begin a new art project by using the chalk to make a sidewalk masterpiece!

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Daniel Tiger Back to School Checklist

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Need help getting back into the routine for school? Get ready with Daniel Tiger and his back-to-school checklist!

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Buddy Fitness – August-September

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Be Healthy! This month we’re telling you how to get fit.

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Buddy & SDPB Friends at Storybook Land

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Come see Buddy and his SDPB friends at the 13th Annual Storybook Land Festival on July 20th and 21st. You won’t want to miss this free and fun-packed weekend!

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Duct Tape Wallet

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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!

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Matchbox Picture Magnets

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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.

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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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DIY Windsocks

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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.

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PBS KIDS Kicks Off a Summer of Adventure

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Fans of PBS KIDS will get a chance to see new episodes beginning Friday, June 6, through August 24, including READY JET GO!, the first-ever WILD KRATTS marathon and new specials from NATURE CAT and SPLASH AND BUBBLES, exploring themes such as the natural world and ocean animals’ migratory patterns.

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Yay Moms! SD Children in Nature

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May Game Fish & Parks

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Students Give Couplets A Try (And You Should Too!)

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Scores of students submitted their poems about teamwork to an NPR callout. Here are a few of the highlights.

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Growing Egg Carton Seeds

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Encourage your kids to get their hands dirty for once! Growing seedlings in egg cartons is a simple activity that connects young children to nature and is a great way to inspire a lifelong interest in gardening and plants.

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Books for Young Poets

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Celebrate National Poetry Month this April with a lyrical selection of readings for kids ages 0 to 9. You’ll find classic Mother Goose, alphabet poems in both Spanish and English, an ode to Harlem — and even a rhyming dog.

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Simple Ways to Protect the Earth

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What's not to love about spring? The sun warms and brightens our days for a few extra hours, and kids get to explore outside a little longer each day, too. And on Sunday, April 22, Earth Day will help to mark the season of showers and flowers! Here are some great ways to encourage your child to respect our planet and help protect it.

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HOW TO RAISE STRONG GIRLS

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Self-confidence and resilience require time and practice. Katie Hurley, LCSW, shares simple tips for encouraging young girls to learn coping, build emotional strength, and develop their own strong voices.

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