PBS Parents

Aug 28

Looks like she’s hooked! (via Earth Pics)

Looks like she’s hooked! (via Earth Pics)

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Aug 27

Learn how to make gooey monster slime TWO ways with this sensory craft. Don’t worry - the slime washes off hands easily with soap and water! For the full craft, click here:http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for….The chemical reaction between liquid starch and regular glue makes a mixture that splats, sticks, oozes, flops and stretches. Engage in some imaginary monster-play and embrace your inner scientist with this fun activity! Check out this week’s episode of the PBS Digital Studios original web series Frankenstein, MD to see how slime can be used in a science lab: http://youtu.be/J1b0B5B8_50

Learn how to make gooey monster slime TWO ways with this sensory craft. Don’t worry - the slime washes off hands easily with soap and water! For the full craft, click here:http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for….

The chemical reaction between liquid starch and regular glue makes a mixture that splats, sticks, oozes, flops and stretches. Engage in some imaginary monster-play and embrace your inner scientist with this fun activity! 

Check out this week’s episode of the PBS Digital Studios original web series Frankenstein, MD to see how slime can be used in a science lab: http://youtu.be/J1b0B5B8_50

Aug 26

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Aug 23

Getting ready for school means a lot of changes — a new grade, teachers, friends, and routines, but it’s all fun and safe when shared within the covers of a book. Kids ages 0-9 will enjoy the recommended children’s books on this list from Reading Rockets, which are all about going to school. http://www.pbs.org/parents/adventures-in-learning/2014/08/school-days/

Getting ready for school means a lot of changes — a new grade, teachers, friends, and routines, but it’s all fun and safe when shared within the covers of a book. Kids ages 0-9 will enjoy the recommended children’s books on this list from Reading Rockets, which are all about going to school. http://www.pbs.org/parents/adventures-in-learning/2014/08/school-days/

Aug 22

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A+ work.
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A+ work.

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Aug 21

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Aug 20

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Make a swimming jellyfish out of recycled items around your home!

Make a swimming jellyfish out of recycled items around your home!

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Aug 19

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Aug 15

Ready to rhyme? Consider this list of 27 rhyming books that kids have grown to love. Which one is your or your child’s favorite?http://to.pbs.org/1rADz06

Ready to rhyme? Consider this list of 27 rhyming books that kids have grown to love. Which one is your or your child’s favorite?http://to.pbs.org/1rADz06

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Aug 13

Kids can engage in imaginary play and a bit of chemistry when they create their very own vinegar and baking soda volcano using a party hat!
Simple Science Facts For Kids:1. Volcanoes allow hot lava and gases to escape from below the earth’s surface.2. Adding vinegar to baking soda creates carbon dioxide gas.3. The gas leaves the solution as bubbles, causing the volcanic eruption.

Kids can engage in imaginary play and a bit of chemistry when they create their very own vinegar and baking soda volcano using a party hat!

Simple Science Facts For Kids:
1. Volcanoes allow hot lava and gases to escape from below the earth’s surface.
2. Adding vinegar to baking soda creates carbon dioxide gas.
3. The gas leaves the solution as bubbles, causing the volcanic eruption.