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Adventures in Learning

Adventures in Learning
Adventures in Learning shows busy parents fun and clever ways to enhance their children's science, math, literacy and social emotional skills at home. Parents will learn to be active participants in their child's learning and growth.

Latest Episodes

Pancake Science Air date: 03-03-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365191677/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Cooking up a plate of fluffy buttermilk pancakes isn’t just a great life skill, it's also an opportunity to work in some serious math and science lessons. Plus, the results are delicious! /episodes/get/12036 /episode/12036 Adventures in Learning: Pancake Science /episode-player/12036
Electric Play Dough and Circuits for Kids Air date: 02-18-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365181443/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Amp up the fun and have the kids learn about electricity with this experiment! Use homemade conductive and insulating play dough to create circuits that light an LED. /episodes/get/11807 /episode/11807 Adventures in Learning: Electric Play Dough and Circuits for Kids /episode-player/11807
Writer's Club for Kids Air date: 02-03-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365169569/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Build creative and literacy skills with a writers club for kids. Write and perform a play -an activity that teaches kids that writing is action. They can build entire worlds, stories, relationships through writing. /episodes/get/11685 /episode/11685 Adventures in Learning: Writer's Club for Kids /episode-player/11685
Pen Pals Air date: 01-21-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365164489/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Having a pen pal, either in a different country or just a town away helps kids practice skills in literacy, writing and geography. But there's an even more important skill kids learn, patience. For tips on helping your child craft the perfect pen pal letter go to: http://www.pbs.org/parents/... /episodes/get/11592 /episode/11592 Adventures in Learning: Pen Pals /episode-player/11592
Exploring Feelings Air date: 01-06-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365164451/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Talking to your kids about their feelings and teaching them to journal is a great way to connect with your children in a meaningful way. Here are some fun and easy ideas for helping your kids flex their Emotional Intelligence muscles that don't require a PhD! For more go to: http://www.pbs.org/... /episodes/get/11593 /episode/11593 Adventures in Learning: Exploring Feelings /episode-player/11593
Making Toys with Kids Air date: 12-16-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365140334/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Tinkering with toys is a fun way to sneak in some math and science while spending time with kids. Learn to make these cute and easy balloon cars which make great holiday gifts. /episodes/get/11152 /episode/11152 Adventures in Learning: Making Toys with Kids /episode-player/11152
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Stargazing
Since ancient times, people have looked to the stars. Over the years they have inspired artists, scientists and storytellers. Encourage your kids to look to the stars by making pocket star guides. Then go out stargazing to explore the night sky.
Air date: 09/06/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365075251/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Since ancient times, people have looked to the stars. Over the years they have inspired artists, scientists and storytellers. Encourage your kids to look to the stars by making pocket star guides. Then go out stargazing to explore the night sky. /episodes/get/10207 /episode/10207 Adventures in Learning: Stargazing /episode-player/10207
Farmers Market
Make working with a budget fun for kids! Practice math and social skills during your next family outing to the local farmers' market.
Air date: 09/23/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365084801/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Make working with a budget fun for kids! Practice math and social skills during your next family outing to the local farmers' market. /episodes/get/10384 /episode/10384 Adventures in Learning: Farmers Market /episode-player/10384
Shapes Scavenger Hunt
Help kids learn shapes with a shapes scavenger hunt!
Air date: 10/07/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365093886/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Help kids learn shapes with a shapes scavenger hunt! /episodes/get/10529 /episode/10529 Adventures in Learning: Shapes Scavenger Hunt /episode-player/10529
Learning About Trees
Fall is a great time of year for going on a nature hike to learn about trees. In this episode, trail guide Teresa D'Anna offers parents tips and tricks for teaching kids about trees while out on the trail.
Air date: 10/21/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365104385/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Fall is a great time of year for going on a nature hike to learn about trees. In this episode, trail guide Teresa D'Anna offers parents tips and tricks for teaching kids about trees while out on the trail. /episodes/get/10664 /episode/10664 Adventures in Learning: Learning About Trees /episode-player/10664
Living Global: Morocco
Take a trip to another country without ever leaving your living room! Visit Morocco!
Air date: 11/04/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365113381/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Take a trip to another country without ever leaving your living room! Visit Morocco! /episodes/get/10877 /episode/10877 Adventures in Learning: Living Global: Morocco /episode-player/10877
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