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Enjoy Your Summer! 

Resources for Grades PreK-5th 

 Find resources that encourage students in grades PreK-5 to spend the summer asking questions, spinning stories, and exploring all the ways that learning can be fun.

 Resources for Grades 6-12 

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.

Summer of Possibilities 

Play and learn your way this summer! You can explore and play with your child all season long with a variety of free resources from PBS KIDS including a Summer Activity Book! 

Looking for a Good Book? 

This LearningMedia collection highlights books from The Great American Read that find their way into classrooms and onto summer reading lists.

Family Time (Crafts, Recipes, and More!)

Activity Ideas, crafts, tips, and more!

America's Test Kitchen provides recipes, activities, and quizzes!

Simple, fun, and family-friendly projects.

Download today!

PBS Digital Studios (Watch Online) - For Older Students

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)

Weekly Activity Ideas 

SDPB PreK - High School Resources

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

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

SDPB Educational Television

South Dakota Public Broadcasting currently offers 4 free, over-the-air programming channels (schedule). SDPB1-TV is our main channel and carries a day-time block of children’s programming. SDPB2-TV carries the WORLD Channel focused on public affairs and information. SDPB3-TV is the Create Channel providing a wide variety of how-to, hobby, and personal interest programming. SDPB4-TV is the PBS Kids channel offering children's educational programming 24/7. (Watch Online - SDPB Productions / PBS APP - Stream the Best of PBS)

Kids' Schedule Learning Goals (PDF) - Comparison of PBS Kids programming to show content areas and age level.

PBS KIDS Shows Conversation Cards (PDF)
Additional Conversation Cards (PDF)



Weekly, printable,Learn At Home PBS KIDS Bingo packets for children in PreK-K and Gr. 1-2.

In an effort to provide students with educational programs, South Dakota Public Broadcasting and the WORLD Channel (SDPB2-TV) are offering at-home learning opportunities for grades 6-12 weekdays from 11am - 4pm CT.


Current Schedule with Activities (More)

  • Guide - Taking TV Time to the Next Level (PDF)
  • Discussion Questions (PDF)
  • Discussion Cards (PDF)

Learn with PBS KIDS


Kids will be having so much fun, they won’t even realize they are developing important critical thinking skills!

E-NEWSLETTERS and Back to School Resources from PBS LearningMedia

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

This collection (PreK-5) features activities and video resources to help students get to know each other and their new school routines, and lesson plans to help you get your new class off to a great start.

Let's Learn helps children ages 3-8 with at-home and classroom learning. Programs feature instruction by educators and virtual field trips. Topics include literacy, math, science, social studies, and the arts.

As teachers, students, and families enter an uncertain school year with new routines, both in-person and virtual, PBS LearningMedia offers this special collection of flexible resources to support learning from anywhere. (Resources)

NPR Life Kit Series

Tips for Distance Learning

PBS trainers and Educatorsrecommend tips and techniques to support engaging, effective, at-home learning, as well as share content, tools, and integrations for digital classroom instruction. (Watch the Tutorial / Additional Tutorials/ Resources)

For more information about SDPB's educational resources
and services contact Steven Rokusek at or at (605) 222-3422 (E&O Staff)