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Pottery Studio Field Trip

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At Joe Picasso’s Pottery Studio, Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids learn to throw clay on a potter’s wheel, practice sculpting techniques, paint with glass colors, fire pottery, and appreciate their finished artwork. Learn how to play with clay today!

 

ReThink and ReUse Center Field Trip

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At the ReThink & ReUse Center, Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids turn trash into learning treasures!  They build mazes from tubes, structures from discarded materials, create games from bottle caps, and a sink and float activity using found trinkets.

Paper Store Field Trip

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Come with Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids to visit the colorful Paper Niche store. Watch the kids choose papers they like and create a paper project that demonstrates each child’s creative self.  Get excited about art!

 

Young At Art Field Trip

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At Young At Art, a hands-on art museum for all ages, Penny and the KidVision VPK kids learn about artists by doing their art.  They draw with chalk, play inside a decorated closet, learn a traditional African game, and make marionettes out of trash. 

Music Store Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids make music at a Sam Ash Music Store. They play instruments, participate in a drum circle, and dance like crazy with a D.J.  Join us!  Let's rock 'n' roll!

Sheriff's Office Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids go to the Martin County Sheriff's Office to learn about safety.  They learn how to identify an officer, tour the emergency call center, get fingerprinted, and get tips on what to do if they get lost.

Aquatic Complex Field Trip

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At the Ft Lauderdale Aquatic Complex and International Swimming Hall of Fame, Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids learn how to be safe around water - and have fun at the same time!

Baseball Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids take you out to the ball game!  At Marlins' Park, they meet the team mascot, run on the field, pitch in the bullpen, bat in the batting cages, and hang out in the President’s Suite.  It’s a home run field trip!

A Healthy Plate | Everyday Learning

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This stop motion animation shows what a healthy meal should look like based on the USDA My Plate model. Narrated by a young child who wants to fill her plate with dinner rolls and an adult who explains why that is not a balanced meal, A Healthy Plate provides an easy-to-follow visual that breaks down portion sizes for grains, fruits, vegetables, protein, and dairy.

Kids In Action-Owen

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Ten-year-old Owen explains how he's able to live a normal life, even though he has a peanut allergy. Learn more with this video from Arthur: "Binky Goes Nuts."

Angles | What's Good

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Take the court with retired NBA star and current basketball analyst Kendall Gill to learn about the science of the perfect shot. We use angles every day—to build ramps and slides, steer a car, shoot basketballs, throw baseballs, and kick soccer balls. In fact, the science of angles is in almost every sport we play and every movement we make, so go out and play a game with your kids.

For use at home with your children, see our Science of Angles Lesson Plan!

Dental Care Quiz

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This series of quizzes will test your knowledge of dental hygiene in a fun way. Find ways to use these quizzes with your entire class. Maybe you can make a game show out of the quizzes.

Buster's Asthma Rap

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Buster Baxter sings about having asthma, in this video from Arthur: "Buster's Breathless."

Expert Q&A- Nurse Linda

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Linda Haynes, an asthma nurse practitioner with the Asthma Action Team at Boston Children's Hospital Primary Care Center, answers important questions about asthma and how to manage it so that children with asthma feel safe and empowered, in this video from Arthur: "Buster's Breathless."

Balance | What's Good

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Go shopping with chef Won Kim as he dishes on selecting affordable ingredients that can come together to make a complete, healthy meal. A balanced lifestyle makes room for the exercise, nutrition, and sleep that keep our minds sharp and our bodies strong. Learn the basic science of balance and get excited to make a homemade meal with your kids.

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

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