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The Ghost with the One Black Eye /Le Fantôme Avec un Oeil au Beurre Noir | A World of Stories

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Storyteller Priscilla Howe tells a funny/scary campfire tale about a baby who wants her apple juice. One at a time, the family goes down to the cellar to get the juice, only to be confronted by a ghost. The story is available in English and French.

 

Head, Waist, Knees, and Feet/Cabeza, cintura, rodillas y pies | A World of Stories

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In this Spanish version of “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes,” students learn the Spanish words for head, waist, knees, feet, face, eyes, nose, and mouth. Story told in Spanish and English.

This resource is part of the KET A World of Stories and Exploraciones collections.

 

What is Music? | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Exploring our world is fun! Abby Brown, KIDS Clubhouse Adventures co-host, loves to help kids have fun while learning! In this segment, Abby teaches all about music, including instruments, voice, pitch, tempo and volume.

Contrast | What's Good

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Visit artist Hebru Branley at the studio to explore the concept of color contrast. The science of color and texture is found everywhere we look. Artists use contrasting colors and textures to make their pieces more visually appealing: rough and smooth, light and dark, thick and thin. Kids can explore contrast as a way to understand their world, so get inspired and create colorful artwork with your kids.

For use at home with your children, see our Science of Color and Contrast Lesson Plan!

The Sticker Chart | Sid the Science Kid

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Using this resource group, students learn about documentation using charts. If Sid doesn't fill his chore chart with stickers, he'll never get a new Turbo-Robot-Rocketship toy. Sid wonders, who needs charts anyway? After a day of investigating, Sid learns that charts are great science tools that help compare and contrast all kinds of cool stuff like snacks, pets, and even chores! The resource group includes an English and Spanish version of five video clips, as well as the associated Science Adventures Curriculum Guide.

Setting Up a Book Corner

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Preschool spaces and early elementary classrooms should all have a well defined space where children can find a variety of books that are attractive, rich in vocabulary, and culturally interesting. In this segment from "Get Wild about Reading," a Between the Lions teacher training video from Mississippi Public Broadcasting and WGBH, Theo the Lion interviews Kimberly Triplett of the Early Childhood Institute at Mississippi State University and Kelly Carmody, Nurturing Homes Coordinator at Mississippi State University, who describe how successful book corners have been set up in classroom, childcare centers, and home daycare facilities.

Curious George: Going Green

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George transforms his "junk" collection into a work of art and helps his friends become the winners of Pretty City Day in this video excerpt from Curious George: Junky Monkey. In the accompanying lesson plan, children make boats with materials that might have otherwise been discarded. In sailing their boats, they also learn about how air can make objects move.

This resource is part of the Curious George STEM Collection.

School Bus Depot Field Trip

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Ride a bus with Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids!  At a school bus depot, they see hundreds of school buses, learn how to identify their school bus, meet school bus drivers and mechanics, learn bus and traffic safety, and sing "Wheels on the Bus."  

Nature Cat | Breezy Rider

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Nature Cat and his pals are enjoying a windy day by flying kites in the park. But the merriment takes a turn when a strong gust of wind blows Squeeks’ kite up into the sky with Squeeks still holding onto it! Nature Cat, Daisy and Hal snap to action, chasing the kite to get Squeeks, tally ho!

Bob the Builder | Who Helps Build a Community?

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Just as Bob the Builder and his team manipulate their environment, preschoolers like to explore and manipulate their environments, too! They are natural builders! Blocks are meant to be stacked, blanket forts draped over furniture, or a stream of water dammed and redirected. In this activity, children are introduced to Bob's team and the important role each plays in planning and building a community.

Meet G.L.O.G. - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

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Help children build vocabulary and understand STEM education concepts. T.D. imagines the future of an ever-increasing pile of garbage, named "Glog."

Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para aprender vocabulario y entender los conceptos de educación STEM. T.D. imagina el futuro de una pila creciente de basura, denominada Glog.

Elmo's World: Building Things | Sesame Street

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Let's Build! Learn about all the planning that goes in to building a dog house. This resource teaches STEM Skills.

Murray Experiment: Build a Bridge | Sesame Street

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How do you build a bridge? Can you design a bridge that is strong? Let's learn with Murray! This resource teaches skills in engineering.

Engineer a Bridge | Sesame Street

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Elmo and Abby investigate more about engineers. Abby and Elmo think about ways to build a bridge. This resource teaches STEM skills.

Max's Diary: Using Junk | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Max’s imagination takes viewers on amazing adventures. In this segment of of KIDS Clubhouse Adventures, Max learns how to use junk to rebuild is his race car.

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