May 13 | Programming and Activities | Grades Pre-K–3

Meet the unstoppable Helen Keller, practice memorization on Sesame Street and keep your math skills on point with the Cyberchase gang and Curious George.

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.

Wednesday on PBS SoCal

5:00 a.m. Nature Cat: Tally Ho, A Volcano/No Rest For The Squeaky (Science)

Build Your Own Volcano – Activity
Put on a Shadow Play – Activity
Night Light Video – Video and Support Materials


5:30 a.m. Curious George: Curious George and the Dam Builders/Curious George’s Low High Score (Science/Math)

Beavers – Video and Support Materials
Monkey Jump – Game

Cartoon monkey stands on a spring at a toy store.
Practice counting with Curious George at the toy store. | Still from “Monkey Jump” / PBS KIDS

6:00 a.m. Ready Jet Go!: The Mindysphere/Lone Star (Science)

The Sun, a Real – Media Gallery and Support Materials
The Sun in Motion – Video and Support Materials


6:30 a.m. Arthur: Arthur’s Chicken Pox/Sick As A Dog (118) (Social Emotional)

Social Distancing | Meet the Helpers – Video
Being Healthy and Clean – Interactive


7:00 a.m. Curious George: Fun Ball Talley/Red Sky at Night, Monkey’s Delight (309) (Science/Math)

Enough with the Seashells | Sid the Science Kid – Media Gallery and Support Materials
Practice Counting With Your Hands – Activity


7:30 a.m. Nature Cat: Niagara Falls/Nature Plant (308) (Science)

DIY Garden Corner – Activity
Natural Wonders – Interactive


8:00 a.m. Wild Kratts: Osprey (307) (Science)

Birds of Prey – Videos
Animal Match – Online Game


8:30 a.m. Molly of Denali: Mollyball/Visit Qyah (121) (Literacy)

Explore with Molly – Online Game
Field Guide Family Activity – Activity


9:00 a.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I Am Helen Keller/I Am Alexander Graham Bell (103) (Social Emotional)

Helen Keller – Video
Helen Keller Coloring Page – Printable Activity
Alexander Graham Bell Reader – Activity

Cartoon of children watching as a young girl reads Braille with her caregiver
A young Helen Keller reads Braille with Xavier, Yadina, Brad and her caregiver. | Still from “Helen Keller Video | Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum” / PBS LearningMedia

9:30 a.m. Let’s Go Luna!: A Prickly Pear/Turkish Delight (121) (Social Studies)

Greetings From Around The World Language Cards – Printable Activity
Spot the Differences – Printable Activity
Dear Adil – Online Game


10:00 a.m. Daniel Tiger: Daniel Doesn’t Want To Go Potty/Daniel Sits On The Potty (308) (Social Emotional)

Potty Stop and Go – Activity
When You Have to Go Potty, Stop and Go Right Away! – Video
Going to the Potty – Parent Article 
Potty Badges – Printable Activity


10:30 a.m. Daniel Tiger: Daniel Likes To Be With Dad/Daniel Likes To Be With Mom (414) (Social Emotional)

Daniel Tiger Thankfulness Cards – Printable Activity
My Family – Printable Activity


11:00 a.m. Sesame Street: Baby Bear’s Just Right Cafe (Social Emotional)

Play Pretend: Restaurant – Activity
Creating Memorization Skills Through Play – Activity
Super Salad Diner – Online Game


11:30 a.m. Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Aqualicious/Sing In The Spring (203) (The Arts)

Color Mixing – Video
Mood Music – Printable Activity


12:00 p.m. Dinosaur Train: The Beelzebufo Cometh/Dennis Comes To Visit (504) (Science)

How to Support Children With Autism Who Have Special Interests – Parent Article
Buddy’s A-maze-ing Adventure – Online Game


12:30 p.m. Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That: Jumping On The Moon/Sneezy Riders (201) (Science)

What is Gravity? – Video
Gravity and Falling Objects – Lesson Plan
Learn to Sneeze and Cough with Grover – Video and Activity


1:00 p.m. Sesame Street: Baby Bear’s Just Right Cafe (Social Emotional)

Play Pretend: Restaurant – Activity
Creating Memorization Skills Through Play – Activity
Super Salad Diner – Online Game

A blue Muppet waits on another blue Muppet at a restaurant.
Pretending to be a waiter is a great way to practice memorization, just like Grover! | PBS.org

1:30 p.m. Splash and Bubbles: Bubbles’ Little Friend/Mrs. Tidy (124) (Science)

From Drifter to Dynamo: The Story of Plankton – Video
Help Our Kelp – Online Game


2:00 p.m. Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Aqualicious/Sing In The Spring (203) (The Arts)

Color Mixing – Video
Mood Music – Printable Activity


2:30 p.m. Let’s Go Luna!: A Prickly Pear/Turkish Delight (121) (Social Studies)

Greetings From Around The World Language Cards – Printable Activity
Spot the Differences – Printable Activity
Dear Adil – Online Game


3:00 p.m. Nature Cat: Niagara Falls/Nature Plant (308) (Science)

DIY Garden Corner – Activity
Natural Wonders – Interactive


3:30 p.m. Wild Kratts: Snowy Owl Invasion (403) (Science)

Infographic: All About Snowy Owls – Reading
Owls – Video
Paper Bag Owl Puppet – Activity


4:00 p.m. Molly of Denali: Mollyball/Visit Qyah (121) (Literacy)

Explore with Molly – Online Game
Field Guide Family Activity – Activity


4:30 p.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I Am Helen Keller/I Am Alexander Graham Bell (103) (Social Emotional)

Helen Keller – Video
Helen Keller Coloring Page – Printable Activity
Alexander Graham Bell Reader – Activity

Wednesday on KLCS

6:00 a.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum – I Am Helen Keller/I Am Alexander Graham Bell (Social & Emotional)

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: Helen Keller Coloring Page – Printable Activity
Alexander Graham Bell: Scientist, Inventor, and Teacher – Video 
Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: Alexander Graham Bell, Compare and Contrast – Printable Activity
Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: Helen Keller Coloring Page – Printable Activity
Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: Take a Closer Look, Alexander Graham Bell – Reading and Activity
Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: Alexander Graham Bell Sentence Starter – Printable Activity


6:30 a.m. Peg + Cat –  The Dinosaur Problem/The Beethoven Problem (Math)

Pig + Cat: Big Gig – Interactive
PBS KIDS Lab: Sorting At Home – Lesson Plan


7:00 a.m. Cyberchase – The Grapes of Plath (Math)

Cyberchase: Glowla’s Estimation Contraption – Online Game
Cyberchase: How Many Jelly Beans? – Video and Support Materials
Cyberchase: Estimate Height with Shadows
Lesson 5: Let’s Measure – Lesson
How to Talk to Kids About Honesty – Article
Peg + Cat: Bubble Bath – Interactive
Peg + Cat: Peg and Cat Estimate – Video
Sesame Street: Estimation Vacation

Cartoon of children measuring shadows in a forest
The gang measures shadows in a forest. | PBS.org

7:30 a.m. Molly of Denali – Mollyball/Visit Qyah (Literacy)

Create a Literacy Obstacle Course – Activity
Prepare a Breakfast Feast Fit for a Dinosaur – Activity