May 14 | Programming and Activities | Grades Pre-K–3

Visit Molly in Denali, make music with The Cat, learn about computer programming with Jet and spend some time with Daniel Tiger and his grandpere to learn how to make his scrumptious veggie soup.

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.

Thursday on PBS SoCal

5:00 a.m. Nature Cat: Niagara Falls/Nature Plant (Science)

DIY Garden Corner – Activity

Natural Wonders – Interactive


5:30 a.m. Curious George: Fun Ball Talley/Red Sky at Night, Monkey’s Delight (Science/Math)

Enough with the Seashells | Sid the Science Kid – Media Gallery and Support Materials

Practice Counting With Your Hands – Activity


6:00 a.m. Ready Jet Go!: Date Night/Face On The Fritz (Science)

Jet’s Bot Builder – Game

What is Programming – Video

Cartoon of a woman and three children. The woman is holding colored blocks
Jet and his friends learn about computer programming with Dr. Rafferty. | Still from “What is Programming? | Ready Jet Go!” / PBS LearningMedia

6:30 a.m. Arthur: Big Brother Binky, Part I/Big Brother Binky, Part II  (Social Emotional)

Big Brother Daniel – Interactive Book

Welcome Baby Margaret | Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – Video and Support Materials


7:00 a.m. Curious George: The Clean Perfect Yellow Hat/Bee is for Bear (Science/Math)

Counting Colors – Activity

Banana Coloring Page


7:30 a.m. Nature Cat: The Grand Mystery Of The Grand Canyon/Strongest Show On Earth (Science)

Nature Road Trip – Interactive and Support Materials

What is the Human Body? – Video


8:00 a.m. Wild Kratts: This Orca Likes Sharks (Science)

Chris Kratt Talks about What Animals Need to Survive in Alaska | Wild Alaska – Media Gallery and Support Materials

Adventures with Whales – Video and Support Materials


8:30 a.m. Molly of Denali: The Night Manager/Not So Permafrost (Literacy)

Denali Trading Post – Game

Up, Down, All Around: Location Words – Activity


9:00 a.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I Am Florence Nightingale/ I Am George Washington Carver (Social Emotional)

George Washington Carver | Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum – Media Gallery and Support Materials

George Washington Carver – Worksheet


9:30 a.m. Let’s Go Luna!: C’est Cheese/C’est La Vie A Paris (Social Studies)

Greetings from Around the World – Printable Cards

CULTURES AROUND THE WORLD – Teacher-Built Activity


10:00 a.m. Daniel Tiger: Daniel’s Grr-ific Grandpere/Making Mozies with Nana (Social Emotional)

Imagination Moment: Baking Banana Bread | Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – Video and Support Materials

Grandpere’s Veggie Soup – Recipe

Cartoon of a small tiger sitting at a table eating a bowl of soup/
Daniel Tiger eats his Grandpere’s Veggie Soup | PBS.org

10:30 a.m. Daniel Tiger: Daniel Goes To Sleep/Prince Wednesday Sleeps Over (Social Emotional)

My Bedtime – Game

Make a Bedtime Routine Book – Activity


11:00 a.m. Sesame Street: Mechanics In Space (Social Emotional)

Cookie Monster’s Foodie Truck – Game

Let’s Fix Chuck’s Machine | Everyday Learning – Interactive and Support Materials


11:30 a.m. Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Fairy House/Pinkabotta & Peterbotta (The Arts)

Pinkalicious Party – App

Dance Creation – Video and Support Materials

Dance Creation Lesson Plan – Lesson Plan


12:00 p.m. Dinosaur Train: Remember The Alamosaurus/Sunrise, Sunset (Science)

Changing Position of the Sun in the Sky – Media Gallery and Support Materials

Let’s Explore Dinosaurs! – Article and Activity


12:30 p.m. Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That: Name That Sound/Fabulous Feathers (Science)

Sounda-pa-looza – Game

Dress Up as Spring Kings and Queens – Activity

Cartoon featuring a large cat, two children sn several moose with an array of musical instruments
Make music with The Cat and the kids! | Still from Sounda-pa-looza PBS KIDS

1:00 p.m. Sesame Street: Mechanics In Space (Social Emotional)

Cookie Monster’s Foodie Truck – Game

Let’s Fix Chuck’s Machine | Everyday Learning – Interactive and Support Materials


1:30 p.m. Splash and Bubbles: The Sea Sparkles/Tyke And Seek (Science)

Explore Light and Sound With Your Five-Year-Old – Activity

PEEP Sees Patterns in the Sky – Interactive


2:00 p.m. Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Fairy House/Pinkabotta & Peterbotta (The Arts)

Pinkalicious Party – App

Dance Creation – Video and Support Materials

Dance Creation Lesson Plan – Lesson Plan


2:30 p.m. Let’s Go Luna!: C’est Cheese/C’est La Vie A Paris (Social Studies)

Greetings from Around the World – Printable Cards

CULTURES AROUND THE WORLD – Teacher-Built Activity


3:00 p.m. Nature Cat: The Grand Mystery Of The Grand Canyon/Strongest Show On Earth (Science)

DIY Garden Corner – Activity

Natural Wonders – Interactive


3:30 p.m. Wild Kratts: Where The Bison Roam (Science)

Bison Roadblock – Video and Support Materials

The Mighty Mighty Bison | San Diego Zoo Kids – Video


4:00 p.m. Molly of Denali: The Night Manager/Not So Permafrost (Literacy)

Denali Trading Post – Game

Up, Down, All Around: Location Words – Activity

Brown cartoon building with a green pointed roof with a sign that reads "Denali Trading Post"
The Denali Trading Post | Still from Denali Trading Post Game PBS KIDS

4:30 p.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: (Social Emotional)

George Washington Carver | Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum – Media Gallery and Support Materials

George Washington Carver – Worksheet

Thursday on KLCS

6:00 a.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum – I Am Florence Nightingale/I Am George Washington Carver (Social & Emotional)

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: George Washington Carver – Video and Reading

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: Take a Closer Look, George Washington Carver

Everyday Learning: Let’s Be Scientists

Expert Q&A: Nurse Linda – Video

Sesame Street: It’s Time to Wash Your Hands – Printable Activity

Diverse Children’s Books About Strong Girls – Article

Supermarket Botany – Interactive and Support Materials

Science Trek: Botany Basics


6:30 a.m. Peg + Cat –  The Camp Problem/The Two Homes Problem (Math)

Peg + Cat: Counting by 5’s

Peg + Cat: Counting by 10’s – Video and Support Materials

10 Tips for Raising a Good Sport – Article

Practice Being a Good Sport – Activity


7:00 a.m. Cyberchase – A Perfect Fit (Math)

Make a Shape Collage – Activity

Cyberchase: Wallpaper and Tessellations – Lesson Plan

Investigating Tessellations Filling 2-D Space – Lesson Plan

Tessellations: What Is a Tessellation? – Video and Support Materials

Tessellating Stamps – Video and Support Materials

Geometry: Tiling the Plaza – Video and Support Materials


7:30 a.m. Molly of Denali – The Night Manager/Not So Permafrost (Literacy)

Denali Trading Post – Online Game

Up, Down, All Around: Location Words – Activity