Tool Kits for Parent and Teachers

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Sesame Street Workshop has developed many educational tool kits to help parents and teachers engage the kids in their care on challenging topics including grief, resilience and more.

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Your Kids NEED to Know: Texting and Driving DO NOT Mix

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During this activity your kids will learn that texting and driving never mix. They will be amazed how far a moving vehicle travels in a few seconds when you are distracted which could result in injury or death.

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Tablecloth Mission - Your Kids will LOVE IT!

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Try this awesome activity at home!

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SDPB's Education Week: September 12-17, 2016

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A special week of primetime programs highlighting gripping reports from today's classrooms.

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

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September 15-October 15

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A Box Elder Teacher's Tech-Savvy First Graders

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Meet Heidi Coffin -- South Dakota's PBS Digital Innovator.

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What Does The Inside Of A Giant Wasp Nest Look Like?

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A dad buys a giant wasp nest on eBay from someone in Wisconsin. He then cuts it open to see what the inside looks like. Click here to see what they found...

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NPR Skunk Bear: Why Do We Get Goosebumps?

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Find out how and why our skin acts so weird when we're cold, scared, or moved. It's positively hair-raising!

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Skunk Bear: Human vs Horse Marathon

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Every year a long-distance race in Wales pits humans against horses. In this episode of Field Trip, follow that contest and explore the physiology and evolution behind humanity's often-overlooked skill: endurance running.

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Science Steve Attending Birthday Celebration for Children's Museum of South Dakota

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SDPB's Science Guy Steven Rokusek will use humor and fascinating demonstrations to bring dry theorems and scientific laws to life. The demonstrations are entertaining for kids and adults. Approximately 15 demonstrations will be shown during the event, including physics, chemistry and anatomy demonstrations.

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Dumb-Sounding Birds of North America

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Blogging birder Nick Lund shared some of his favorite ridiculous bird songs with Skunk Bear. What are some of your favorite bird calls?

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Skunk Bear: '12 Ancient Giants (And 1 Modern Marvel)'

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Earth’s ancient history is full of giant versions of modern animals. Evolutionary forces (competition for resources, changes in climate) pushed these species to become incredibly large. And I’m not just talking about giant dinosaurs - there were huge mammals and marsupials too.

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DIY: Plastic Cup Phones

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Turn two simple plastic cups and a string into a phone with this cool craft! Great for starting a conversation about how sound travels, this craft project also acts as a toy phone! One person stands at the end of one cup and puts the cup to their ear. The other person holds the cup to their mouth and speaks.

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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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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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