May 15 | Programming and Activities | Grades Pre-K–3

Participate in the Grand Prix with Peg and Cat, travel to Japan with your tastebuds using Luna's recipe for onigiri, make a sock puppet with Pinkalicous and learn about leaf-cutter ants with the Wild Kratts.

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.

Friday on PBS SoCal

6:00 a.m. Ready Jet Go!: Mindy Turns Five (Science)

What is Gravity? – Video
Episode 117: Happy Birthday, Monster! – Video and Support Materials


6:30 a.m. Arthur: My Music Rules/That’s A Baby Show! (Social Emotional)

Definition of Cool – Document
Introduction to Instruments of the World – Video and Support Materials


7:00 a.m. Curious George: No Knowing Gnocchi/Here Comes The Tide (Science/Math)

Curious George: Pigeon Perch – Video and Support Materials
Treasure Map – Peg + Cat | PBS KIDS Lab – Media Gallery


7:30 a.m. Nature Cat: Under Pressure/Rainy Day (Science)

How Does a Soda Geyser Work? | Science-U: Video and Support Materials
GPS: Geysers – Video and Support Materials
Exploring Weather – Activity


8:00 a.m. Wild Kratts: The Real Ant Farm (Science)

Break It Down – Game and Support Materials
Leaf-Cutter Ants | San Diego Zoo Kids – Video

Several leaf-cutter ants walk on a plant.
Several leaf-cutter ants walk on a plant. | Still from “Leaf-Cutter Ants | San Diego Zoo Kids” / PBS LearningMedia

8:30 a.m. Molly of Denali: Grandpa’s Drum/Have Canoe, Will Paddle (Literacy)

Grandpa’s Drum – Video
Talking With Children About “Grandpa’s Drum” – Parent Article
The Making of Grandpa’s Drum – Video


9:00 a.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I Am George Washington/I Am Susan B. Anthony (Social Emotional)

Susan B. Anthony – Video and Activity
George Washington – Video and Activity
How to Raise Kids Who Can Speak Up – Parent Article


9:30 a.m. Let’s Go Luna!: You Can’t Move The Moon/Lizardzilla! (Social Studies)

Make Three Kid-Friendly Rice Dishes Onigiri Rice Balls From Japan  – Recipes
Luna and Friends Coloring Page – Printable Activity


10:00 a.m. Daniel Tiger: Daniel’s Bicycle/Katerina’s Magic Trick (Social Emotional)

Keep Trying, You’ll Get Better! – Video
It Takes Practicer – Activity
Keep On Trying – Parent Article


10:30 a.m. Clifford The Big Red Dog: Hiccup Pup/Top of the Charts (Social Emotional)

Great Adventures Start with a Story – Parent Article
All Around Birdwell – Online Game


11:00 a.m. Sesame Street: Camp Grover (Social Emotional)

Camp Out With Newspaper Forts – Activity
Camp Time – Online Game


11:30 a.m. Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Mr. Socko/A Pinkapurrfect Pet (The Arts)

Mr. Socko – Video
Create Your Own Sock Puppet! – Activity

Cartoon of a little girl in pigtails holding a sock puppet.
Pinkalicious holds her sock puppet, Mr. Socko. | Still from “Mr. Socko | PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC®” / PBS LearningMedia

12:00 p.m. Dinosaur Train: Fast Friends/T. Rex Teeth (Science)

Fast Dinosaurs – Video
Oren and Ollie Coloring Page – Printable Activity
Teeth – Video


12:30 p.m. Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That: The Surprising Bean/Hear Here (Science)

Five Senses – Videos
Five Senses Fun Facts – Activity


1:00 p.m. Sesame Street: Camp Grover (Social Emotional)

Camp Out With Newspaper Forts – Activity
Camp Time – Online Game


1:30 p.m. Splash and Bubbles: The Lure Of The Rocks/What’s The Story, Maury? (Science)

Volcanoes! – Videos
Silly Story Builder – Activity


2:00 p.m. Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Mr. Socko/A Pinkapurrfect Pet (The Arts)

Mr. Socko – Video
Create Your Own Sock Puppet! – Activity


2:30 p.m. Let’s Go Luna!: You Can’t Move The Moon/Lizardzilla! (Social Studies)

Make Three Kid-Friendly Rice Dishes Onigiri Rice Balls From Japan  – Recipes
Luna and Friends Coloring Page – Printable Activity

Small balls of rice wrapped with seaweed
Onigiri rice balls from Japan | PBS.org

3:00 p.m. Nature Cat: Under Pressure/Rainy Day (309) (Science)

How Does a Soda Geyser Work? | Science-U: Video and Support Materials
GPS: Geysers – Video and Support Materials
Exploring Weather – Activity


3:30 p.m. Wild Kratts: Puffin Rescue (Science)

The Puffin Colonies – Video
Bird Food – Activity


4:00 p.m. Molly of Denali: Grandpa’s Drum/Have Canoe, Will Paddle (Literacy)

Grandpa’s Drum – Video
Talking With Children About “Grandpa’s Drum” – Parent Article
The Making of Grandpa’s Drum – Video


4:30 p.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I Am George Washington/I Am Susan B. Anthony (Social Emotional)

Susan B. Anthony – Video and Activity
George Washington – Video and Activity
How to Raise Kids Who Can Speak Up – Parent Article

Friday on KLCS

6:00 a.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum – I Am George Washington/I Am Susan B. Anthony (Social & Emotional)

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: George Washington – Video and Reader
George Washington’s Birthday: Grade 1 Word Search – Interactive
George Washington’s Birthday – Interactive
Everyday Learning: Let’s Vote – Video and Support Materials
Sesame Street: Vote Song – Video
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: In the Neighborhood Voting Booth – Video
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Queen Sara Explains Voting – Video and Support Materials
How to Raise a Self-Confident Girl – Article


6:30 a.m. Peg + Cat –  The Race Car Problem/The Big Gig Problem (Math)

Peg + Cat: Race Car – Interactive
The Electric Company Math Activities: Compare Three Digit Numbers – Activity and Support Materials

Cartoon of a little girl and a cat fueling up a race car
Peg and Cat fuel up their race car. | Still from “Race Car – Peg + Cat | PBS KIDS Lab” / PBS LearningMedia

7:00 a.m. Cyberchase – Be Reasonable (Math)

Deductive and Inductive Reasoning (First Grade) – Teaching Tips
Operation: Mystery Cafe! – Activity Plan and Support Materials
Odd Squad: Be the Agent – Activities
Fizzy’s Lunch Lab: Fresh Pick Challenge: Logical Lunch – Activity


7:30 a.m. Molly of Denali – Berry Itchy Day/Herring Eggs Or Bust (Literacy)

Play a Storytelling Game – Activity
Architecture Scavenger Hunt – Printable Activity