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Each school year brings about changes and changes can sometimes bring challenges for your little ones. Help your child with the excitement of heading back to school and encourage them as they transition to a new grade, with a new teacher, in a new classroom. Check out these helpful tips from PBS Kids for Parents!
It's that time of year again - back to school season! Summer's almost over and school bells will ring before you know it. The season almost always sneaks up on us and might seem a bit overwhelming. Some kids are excited, but some might feel uneasy about the ins-and-outs of a new school year. It's time to get your little ones ready and we're here to help your family make a smooth and easy transition from a laid-back summertime routine to the hustle and bustle of back to school.
On July 15 exciting changes are coming to the KUED Kids daytime schedule and to the KUED PBS Kids 24/7 Channel! PBS Kids is welcoming summer with the highly anticipated premiere of PBS KIDS’ newest animated series Molly of Denali on July 15th!
We are invested in creating creative and literature-rich spaces within organizations so that all children have access to books early on in childhood! It is our hope that by providing these types of educational resources, we are instilling the foundation for children from every walk of life to develop strong literacy skills and a love of reading!
While we honor women year round, March is the dedicated month to celebrate women of the past, present, and future. Sharing stories with your children about women’s achievements and accomplishments throughout history, will strengthen their understanding of the contributions they have not only made to America, but to the world.
Over the years, St. Patrick's Day has grown to be quite popular, and we're here to help your family celebrate! PBS has an extensive list of crafts, recipes, and other fun ideas to help make your kids feel lucky.
With Valentine's Day right around the corner, we at KUED PBS KIDS think this is the perfect time to let your kids know you care.
We asked our KUED Kids viewers to tell us what activities they like to do to fill the holiday break with cheer. Here are the top 25 that we’ve added to our bucket list.
This December, kids and families can celebrate the joy of the holiday and end-of-year season with holiday-themed specials every weekend as part of the PBS Kids Family Night! This includes new holiday-themed episodes from READY JET GO!, SPLASH AND BUBBLES and CYBERCHASE, plus tons of other holiday-themed episodes airing throughout the month!
A new series comes to KUED Kids! Let's Go Luna!, created by Emmy Award-winning animator, writer and artist Joe Murray (Rocko’s Modern Life, Camp Lazlo), follows the adventures of three friends – Leo, a wombat from Australia; Carmen, a butterfly from Mexico; and Andy, a frog from the U.S. – as they traverse the globe with their parents’ traveling performance troupe, “Circo Fabuloso.” At each of the Circo’s stops, Luna the moon guides the trio as they experience the local language, music and daily life.
Changes are coming to the PBS Kids Schedule. Beginning November 21, PBS will no longer broadcast episodes of BOB THE BUILDER as all rights will discontinue after November 20, 2018. PBS will also end regular feeds of FETCH! WITH RUFF RUFFMAN beginning November 21. A new program, LET'S GO LUNA, will join the PBS Kids schedule in its place.
Check out this blog post from a KUED Kids parent, taking an inside look at last year's Reading Marathon! See why her son loved the kickoff party, the reading challenge, and the Adventure Pass. Remember to join us for this year's party on November 3rd. Learn more at KUED.org/reading.
KUED Kids is celebrating Halloween with a brand-new WILD KRATTS - CREEPY CREATURES special on October 22! In this one-hour special, the Kratt brothers uncover some of the creepiest creatures on the planet, from giant spiders to vampire bats! Plus, check out the fun Halloween-themed activities from PBS Kids.
KUED Kids took part in the University of Utah's Be Well Utah 2018 events. Those who visited our table were entered into a prize drawing to win REI backpacks. Congratulations to our lucky winners!
It's time for the PBS Kids Summer of Adventure! All this summer, stay tuned for new episodes of your favorite PBS Kids programs, such as Wild Kratts, Nature Cat and Splash and Bubbles, download your free summer activity booklet, get ideas for fun summer learning activities and more! We're tackling the summer learning gap, one educational opportunity at a time.