Grades Pre-K – 3 | Week of March 23

Pre-K - 3 Education Programming Schedule and Highlights for the week of March 23.

At-Home Learning:  PBS SoCal | KCET, in partnership with LAUSD and in collaboration with California PBS stations, are offering broadcast programming with digital resources that adhere to California’s state curriculum.

Curriculum-Related Programming

At-Home Learning schedules for educational programming airing on KCET, PBS SoCal, and KLCS are updated weeklyView or Download (pdf) this week’s Grades Pre-K – 3rd Education Programming Schedule.

Programming Highlights

Peg + Cat: The Pirate Puzzle Problem/The Scrap Of Map Problem
Monday at 6:30 a.m. PST on KLCS
Peg and Cat must help the pirates put together a puzzle, and then the four sections of their sinking ship. When the Pirates’ treasure map is torn and carried off by the wind, Peg and Cat and friends from far and wide put their scraps of map together to find the treasure.

Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Best Day Ever/Catchy Song
Monday at 11:30 a.m. PST on KLCS
Pinkalicious has written the catchiest song ever, and soon everyone in Pinkville is singing it. In fact, they can’t stop singing it! Can Pinkalicious come up with an even catchier song to get it out of their heads?

Let’s Go Luna: Guitar to Sitar/Spring Has Not Sprung
Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. PST on PBS SoCal
In Delhi, Carmen goes looking for guitar strings so she can write her mother a birthday song, but in the process, she and the kids learn about a different stringed instrument called a sitar.

Still of “Let’s Go Luna” Season 1, Episode 11.

Wild Kratts: Aye Aye
Thursday at 6:00 a.m. PST on KLCS
The Wild Kratts team embarks on a pirate adventure in the Indian Ocean and discover a castaway.

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A southern sea otter settles down to rest in a small patch of Egregia (feather boa kelp)
A southern sea otter settles down to rest in a small patch of Egregia (feather boa kelp). | Pacific Southwest Region USFWS/Flickr/Creative Commons License


Cyberchase Patterns
Multiple patterns activities to continue to practice math concepts at home while having fun!

Modeling Fractions with Cuisenaire Rods
Model solutions to the fraction problems given by stacking and connecting your virtual manipulatives. This interactive exercise touches on comparing, simplifying, and basic operations with fractions using virtual Cuisenaire® Rods.

Making Music!
Enjoy this music-making storybook lesson with a very musical kindergartner named Violet. Practice retelling a story using characters, setting and key details. Vote for your favorite musical videos and make your own instruments at home!

Lesson Plans

Bird in Hand Lesson Plan | Molly of Denali
This lesson helps children use strategies, such as examining the parts of unfamiliar words to figure out their meaning.

The Electric Company Math Activities
These 15 activities provide a multi-media experience linked to math learning. Activities explore core math concepts such as representing and analyzing data.

Daily and Seasonal Weather | Interactive Lesson
Students investigate the relationship between daily weather and seasonal weather.

Maple leaf changing colors
Maple leaf changing colors | Chris Lawton/Unsplash

To view or download this week’s educational broadcast schedules for KCET, PBS SoCal and KLCS, visit our At-Home Learning page.

At-Home Learning Tips

Make Home Routines Educational
Encourage your kids to take breaks from watching television to engage in other activities, such as helping you cook, sorting and folding laundry, or playing a board game. You can turn everyday home routines into educational conversations about measurement, sorting, classifying shapes and counting. Read more tips about managing screen time here.