Early Childhood News

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum premieres this week

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 14, 2019

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum, a new PBS KIDS show based on the children’s book series “Ordinary People Change the World” by Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulous, premieres this week on KET. In each episode Xavier Riddle, his sister Yadina and their friend Brad face a problem and turn to the Secret Museum, a hidden room under an ordinary museum, to help them solve it.

Voting resources for young children

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 4, 2019

Children may be too young to vote in an election; however, they still have an opinion about the world around them. Learning about voting and the process of voting helps them to understand who is in the world around them. Voting activities teach them about the voting process, that they each have an opinion, and that their vote counts.

PBS Halloween Checklist

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 29, 2019

Trick-or-Treat! Halloween is the special night when all the neighborhood ghosts, ghouls, and goblins come out to play. Encourage your little monster to be a good neighbor this Halloween as you help them prepare for the spooky night. Here are few trick-or-treating reminders to talk over before the spooktacular festivities!

Explore the color wheel with KET’s Everyday Learning

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 21, 2019

Fall is a great time to learn through play and exploration! Have your child explore the color wheel by mixing primary colors together to see what they make!

Daniel Tiger Be My Neighbor Day

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 1, 2019

KET Early Childhood Education held their 3rd Daniel Tiger Be My Neighbor Day on September 5, 2019 at Family Care Center in Lexington.  This event was possible thru a grant from The Fred Rogers Company and PNC Bank.  A major part of the day provides children and their families  ways to give back to the local community around them.

Louisville Families Code with ScratchJr

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 30, 2019

Over a dozen families are getting together at Camp Taylor Elementary School in Louisville each week in September for KET’s ScratchJr workshops on introductory coding for young children. Kids learn to snap together graphical building blocks to make characters walk, sing, and even join a dance party. Jefferson County Public Schools are implementing the program this year thanks to a Ready To Learn mini-grant distributed by KET.

Social-emotional development and Daniel Tiger

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 16, 2019

Social-emotional development and academic success go hand-in-hand. PBS LearningMedia offers a wide range of Daniel Tiger video clips, strategy songs, activities and more to help our youngest learners build their social-emotional skills.

Molly of Denali Premieres July 15

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

July 9, 2019

Molly of Denali is a new animated series that follows the adventures of feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl. Molly helps her mom and dad run the Denali Trading Post, a general store, bunkhouse, and transport hub in the fictional village of Qyah, Alaska.

Social & Emotional Activity Finder

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 3, 2019

PBS Kids’ beloved characters model behavior and provide strategies that help kids manage their emotions, build friendships and develop good character. Use the Social & Emotional Activity Finder on PBS Parents find activities to further foster your child’s growth.

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