Interactive: You've Got Braille

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Translate your own messages to braille, in this activity from Arthur. This feature introduces children to a form of communication used by some people who are blind or visually impaired. Encourage children to keep an eye out for Braille in the real world.

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PBS Kids Family Night

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Beginning Friday, April 21, 2017, the SDPB/PBS Kids 24/7 will debut PBS KIDS Family Night. Watch weekly family viewing events featuring movie specials or themed programming every Friday at 6pm Central, 5pm Mountain, and repeating on Saturday and Sunday evenings at the same time.

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Paper Clip Bookmarks

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Nothing’s better than a good read, and I’ve got just the craft to keep your kid’s nose in a book! All you need are a few simple supplies, a little bit of time, and you and your child can create paper clip page markers.

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Full-Time Kid: Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich

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Packed with nine (that's right, nine!) different flavor zones, this is the ultimate PB & J sandwich! What other spreads would you add?

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Why Do Stars Twinkle?

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We all know the sweet nursery rhyme about twinkling little stars -- but why do they twinkle? Hint: It has more to do with the Earth than the stars!

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3 Easy Dance Moves

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You can dance if you want to, you can leave your shoes behind! You don't need a rocket, track, or garden to do the Moonwalk, Running Man and Cabbage Patch dance moves. You just need socks, energy and a little guidance from Mya, the Full-Time Kid!

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Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And Screens

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We live in a world of screens. And in this digital age — with so many devices and distraction — it's one of the things parents worry about most: How much time should their kids spend staring at their phones and computers? What's the right balance between privacy and self-discovery?

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PBS KIDS Premieres SPLASH AND BUBBLES “One Big Ocean” Movie, January 16

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PBS KIDS’ newest series invites children to “Dive in!” to the fascinating world of ocean science while building important social-emotional skills

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Lollipop Flower Valentines

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For an easy and inexpensive DIY Valentine project, make these flower lollipops for your child’s classmates and friends!

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Leprechaun Water Bottle Bowling Pins

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Go “green” and play a lucky bowling game with these do-it-yourself Leprechaun Bowling Pins made from recycled plastic bottles!

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Worried About Screen Time? Don't Let Kids Go It Alone

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New research reinforces the role of a human — an adult or older child — when young kids learn from technology.

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Great Books To Inspire English Language Learners

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Way too many students who are English language learners are reading below grade level. Here are five culturally relevant books that might spark their curiosity.

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Winter Wonderland Terrarium

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Make a magical winter wonderland terrarium using an old empty glass jar with a lid. Use this craft to talk with your kids about the weather. You can make a terrarium for any season! What kinds of things would belong in a winter wonderland terrarium?

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PBS Offers A Bounty Of Family-Friendly Holiday Fare

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Programs Feature Anne of Green Gables, Nuns and Nurses of Nonnatus House, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir with Laura Osnes and Martin Jarvis, Lidia Bastianich and Military Veterans, Joyce DiDonato, Bonnie Raitt and More

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Martin Freeman as Dr. Watson... as Stick Man?

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Watch Stick Man on SDPB TV!

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