Recent Blog Entries

Looking for some last minute inspiration for the Writers & Illustrators Contest? Missy will walk you through how to draw some of your favorite outdoor critters for your outdoor adventure story!

Making your very own sketchbook is a fun and inexpensive way to keep all your drawings together, practice new art techniques, test new art supplies, and create your Writers & Illustrators Contest story!

Show us how your Writers and Illustrators stories are coming along! Send us pictures and videos of your kids with their stories that we can showcase in a new PBS KIDS Utah promotional spot that will air on TV! 

Right now we are all living through history, this is something our children will tell stories about to their children and grandchildren in years to come. Complete this COVID-19 Time Capsule with your child to help them keep a record of this time. From our guest blogger Natalie Long.

Learn how to play guest blogger Missy's favorite art game: Crazy Creature. It’s fun for adults and children alike!

This week we are focusing on family, and what better way to spend time together than with a game night! Checkout our version of the Headbands Game.

Join our guest blogger, Lindsey, for storytime that is all about spring. She shares her favorite rhymes and two springtime stories: "Spring is Here!" by Will Hillenbrand and "Where is Tippy Toes?" by Betsy Lewin.

Spring has sprung and we can finally be outside in the sunshine. So grab some paper, markers, and your favorite toys - we are going to draw our toys using light and shadows!

Windmills have been used since medieval times to convert wind power into rotational energy via blades. This fun activity that will help kids understand aerodynamics and friction while testing their windmill in the breeze outside.

Encourage your kids to take a break from the screens and get into a good book. Making one of these adorable springtime origami bookmarks will get theme excited about picking up their next book!

We are going to design and engineer a homemade marble run using items that we already have on hand. Start collecting your toilet paper and paper towel tubes in preparation for this activity.

PBS KIDS engineering games, on the website and in the app store, help us learn more about the engineering and design process. 

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