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Summer is Here! 

Crafts, Games, and More!

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Monthly Activity Calendars 

These non-numbered monthly calendars were developed to give parents and PreK teachers ideas for activities to do with the children in their care as they prepare for kindergarten.

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Summer Checklist!

Summer is a great time to explore new things! Use this list to keep track of the things you like to do! 

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Explore the Outdoors with PBS KIDS

It's that time of year again! The birds are chirping, the flowers bloom, and the whole family is ready to get outside. Explore the outdoors, discover fun nature crafts, and learn more about the world outside our doorsteps.

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Nature Games 

Celebrate Summer and play games with your favorite PBS KIDS characters like Nature Cat, Daniel Tiger, Wild Kratts, Arthur, Elinor Wonders Why, and Donkey Hodie! Play a game today! 

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Summer Camp

Whether you're looking for music and dance activities, science experiments, family-friendly adventures, or learning about animals, you will find resources in this collection. 

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Summer Learning 

Find resources that encourage students in grades 6-12 to spend the summer asking questions, spinning stories, and exploring all the ways that learning can be fun.

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The Science of Summer

Get ready for summer by exploring the science behind some of your favorite summer activities. Discover the physics of sailing, the chemistry of campfires, and more! 

PBS Parents, Apps, and More!

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Online Videos - Full-Time Kid and PBS Digital Studios 

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For older students: PBS Digital Studios connects, inspires, and cultivates the next generation with bold, thought-provoking programs that illuminate the world around us. (example programs below)
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  • Crash Course: Artificial Intelligence graphic
  • Serving Science Graphic
  • Monstrum Graphic
  • It's Okay to be Smart Graphic
  • Deep Look Graphic

E-NEWSLETTERS and Background Images for Your Computer 

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Register Today! One of the best ways to navigate our resource is to register for one or both of our e-newsletters.

Early Learning

Kindergarten - High School

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Background Images for your Computer Download one of these special backgrounds from your favorite PBS KIDS shows!

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Download Today! Slideshow images, animated GIFs, and infographic interactives from PBS NATURE.

SDPB PreK - High School Resources

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Resources that provide educators, home schoolers, daycare providers, parents, and guardians the tools they need to create a holistic learning experience.

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Access engaging educational resources for the children in your care. We have a rich array of lesson plans, educational videos, interactives, and more.

In the News and Educational Activity Ideas

For more information about SDPB's Educational Resources Contact

 Dr. Marcy Drew at 

Kevin Nelson at  

Amelia Meyer at 

Steven Rokusek at 


Thank You to Our ELI Supporters!

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