At-Home Learning: PBS SoCal and 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. Download this week’s schedule.
Ready Jet Go: Solar System Bake-Off/Kid-Kart Derby
Thursday at 6:00 a.m. PST on PBS SoCal
Jet builds an electric engine from scratch for the annual soapbox derby competition but his competitor raises suspicions about his speedy technology.
Wild Kratts: Aye Aye
Thursday at 6:00 a.m. PST on KLCS and at 3:30 p.m. on PBS SoCal
The Wild Kratts team embarks on a pirate adventure in the Indian Ocean and discover a castaway.
Cyberchase: Clock Like an Egyptian
Thursday at 7:00 a.m. PST on KLCS
The team must rescue Dr. Marbles from a pyramid while avoiding the mummy’s trap.
Cyberchase: Pedal Power
Thursday at 7:30 a.m. PST on KLCS
The girls engineer an ice cream-maker powered by their bikes.
At-Home Learning Tips
Dealing with Stress
Adjusting to At-Home Learning may be difficult for your older children. Many of the things that help adults cope in stressful times will also help your tweens and teens. Exercise, journaling and finding ways to digitally connect with their friends (e.g. on social media, texting or phone and video calls) can really help older children maintain their mental health. Read more tips on how to cope.
Thursday on PBS SoCal
Buster’s Egyptian Adventure
After traveling to India with “Wild Kratts” and Egypt with “Cyberchase,” join Buster Baxter on his interactive trip to Cairo.
A Big List of Podcasts for Little Kids
Podcasts are surprisingly not just something for adults to listen to on long morning commutes. Here is a list of great shows loved by kids ages 2 through 6, and their caretakers.
Engineer a Rocket Ship
If Jet’s electric engine sent your child’s imagination into space, try making this rocket ship (or a pulley) to give your kid a taste of outer space while putting into practice some engineering fundamentals.