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KET EDUCATION RECOMMENDS

This continually updated collection of activities encourages families with younger students to continue exploring and learning at home. A great resource for PreK-3 grade levels.

WATCH AND LEARN


MONDAY
SEPTEMBER
14

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! – Many Ants Make Light Work/Nest Best Thing

Activities

Build Edible Nests
Some animals, like birds, build and inhabit amazingly durable nests from readily available materials in their environments. In this activity, build a one-of-a-kind nest and then snack on it afterwards!

Go on a Critter Collection Adventure
Explore a natural setting to find the perfect critter to collect. Then, keep it safe in a temporary home your child creates.


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TUESDAY
SEPTEMBER
15

Featured Activity

My Family Bingo Featured Activity

My Family and Me Bingo
Download and print bingo for PreK-Kindergarten or 1st-2nd grade.


Molly of Denali – Cabbagezilla/Name Game

Activities

Explore with Molly
Play and explore with Molly of Denali with these games, activities, podcasts, and more.

Grow Seedlings in an Egg Carton
Growing seedlings in an egg carton is a great way to teach your child about plants.


Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – Time for Daniel/There’s Time for Daniel and Baby Too 

Activities

Daniel and Baby Margaret Coloring Page
Enjoy this coloring activity.

Big Brother Daniel
Watch this story about Daniel being a good big brother.


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WEDNESDAY
SEPTEMBER
16

Peg + Cat – The Funky Seventies Problem/The Umbrella Problem 

Activities

Peg + Cat Treasure Hunt
Count, measure, and practice spatial vocabulary while having fun with a game of Peg + Cat treasure hunt.


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THURSDAY
SEPTEMBER
17

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – Daniel’s Sleepover/Backyard Camping 

Activities

Everyone with Trolley Coloring Page
Print and enjoy this coloring activity.

Camp Out With Newspaper Forts
Check out this simple tutorial on how to build forts for kids out of newspaper.


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FRIDAY
SEPTEMBER
18

Nature Cat – Where Have All the Butterflies Gone?!/For the Birdies!

Activities

Act Out the Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Help your child learn about the stages of metamorphosis!

Make a Miniature Garden
Learn how seeds and plants grow, and build observation skills with this hands-on garden activity. First create your miniature garden and then track plant growth with the Nature Cat plant journal.


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READING

Molly Field Guide

Molly of Denali Field Guide

Use this Molly of Denali Guide to learn about birds in your neighborhood.

Narrative writing templates

Narrative Writing

Use these guides and organizers to come up with an exciting story!

Sunflower Biscuit Bones

Sunflower Biscuit Bones

Build vocabulary while baking a treat for your four-legged friend.

Memory Book worksheet

Memory Book

Create a memory book of events from the last year.

Getting to the Game

Getting to the Game Story

Read this fun story and learn vocabulary words like transportation, rotate, and gears.

Roosevelt reader

Theodore Roosevelt Reader

Learn about the 26th President of the United States with this booklet.

Amelia Earhart worksheet

Amelia Earhart Reader

Learn about the first woman to fly over the Atlantic Ocean alone with this booklet.

Molly Recipe Book

Recipe Book Activity

Use this recipe book based on Molly of Denali to get cooking with family and friends!

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MATH

Super Why! Cupcake Math

Cupcake Math

Bake your favorite cupcake recipe and help your child learn about measurement and math.

Peg Cat Hundreds chart

Peg+Cat: Games with Hundreds Chart

Use a hundreds chart as a playing board in these fun and simple games.

Pegs Perfect Pizza

Peg’s Perfect Pizza

Explore shapes while making this yummy pizza recipe.

The Cat in the Hat knows a lot about that

A House Just Right for Me! – The Cat in the Hat

This activity will help children practice sorting and measurement skills and understand the connection…

Curious George

Hands Down! – Curious George

Counting forward and backward by 1’s lays the foundation for addition and subtraction…

Ruff Ruffman

Birthday Calculator Math – Ruff Ruffman

This Fetch activity will help children understand the concept of days, weeks, and months…

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SCIENCE

Nature bingo card

Dot’s Nature Bingo

Find out how many of these objects in nature your students can spot with PBS KIDS Bingo!

Super Senses

Super Senses

Children can explore how animals and humans use their senses to learn about the world around them…

Does it sink or does it float?

What Floats Your Boat?

In this Cat in the Hat activity, have children predict what will sink or float, test out their predictions in water…

Rainbow Popsicles

Rainbow Popsicle

Explore kitchen chemistry and make a cool rainbow popsicle in this activity from The Ruff Ruffman Show.

Grab and Run print out

Grab it and Run

Explore wearable science and try to make it to the finish line of this special relay race without breaking…

Mix it up

Mix it Up! Playing with Mixtures

Use these related resources to learn more about mixtures together…

Ramp activities

Ramps

Make predictions, observations, and investigate with these ramp activities.

Cat in the Hat Pinwheel

The Cat in the Hat Pinwheel

See the wind at work by making this Cat in the Hat pinwheel! Invite children to observe what happens…

Planet box being held by characters

There’s No Planet Like My Planet

Is your child ready to invent their own planet? In this activity from…

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ENGINEERING

How to Cards

How-To Cards

These How-To Cards introduce multiple pathways and features to help children get started using…

All Sorts of Things

All Sorts of Things

Practice sorting natural and human-made objects in a variety of ways.

Scratch Jr Coding to Learn

Scratch Jr At Home Activities

Design your own monster, play a sequence game, build a catapult…

Stick puppet shadow play

Stick Puppet Shadow Play

Make your own stick puppets of the Cat in the Hat, Nick, Sally, Fish, and Thing One and Thing Two.

Need a strong birdhouse

Build a Better Birdhouse

Encourage children to explore core science concepts in this activity based on The Ruff Ruffman Show!

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PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Cyberchase step it up

Step It Up Guide

Use this Cyberchase chart to keep track of how many steps you take each week.

Animal Fitness

Animal Fitness

Support children’s motor skills while they learn about the movements of various animals.

Rock Paper Scissors

Rock Paper Scissors

This lesson puts a physical twist on the traditional game, rock, paper, scissors!

Active deck of cards

Active Deck of Cards

Read playing cards so the suit determines the type of physical activity, and the face value…

Fitness Tips for kids

Fitness Tips For Kids

Help children learn easy ways to stay physically fit, in this guide from Arthur.

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