May 18 | Programming and Activities | Grades Pre-K–3

Today, we're getting in touch with our creative side as we learn about mixing colors with Curious George and how we can all cook anything if we do it step-by-step with Julia Child and the gang from Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum.

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.

Monday on PBS SoCal

5:00 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


5:30 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


6:00 a.m. Ready Jet Go!: Space Race/Jet’s Time Machine (Science)

What Is A Meteor Shower? – Video

Mindy’s Moonball – Online Game


6:30 a.m. Arthur: Arthur The Wrecker/Arthur And The True Francine (Social Emotional)

Honesty | An ARTHUR Interactive Comic – Online Game

The Moral of the Story? Arthur Helps Kids Build Character – Parent Article


7:00 a.m. Curious George: Amazing Maze Race/The Color of Monkey (Science/Math)

Corn Maze Craze – Online Game

Curious George: Water Drops – Video

Water, Mud and Rocks – Activity

Counting Colors – Activity

Cartoon of a kitchen with two children and a monkey over vats of dye.
Explore mixing colors with Curious George. | Still from “The Color of Monkey” / PBS LearningMedia

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

DIY Garden Corner – Activity

Natural Wonders – Interactive


8:00 a.m. Wild Kratts: Elephant Brains! (Science)

Elephants Can Paint Too! – Video

Elephant’s Feet – Video


8:30 a.m. Molly of Denali: First Fish/A-Maze-Ing Snow (Literacy)

Fish Camp – Online Game
Molly of Denali Maze – Printable Activity


9:00 a.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I Am Julia Child/I Am Neil Armstrong (Social Emotional)

Recipe Cards – Printable Activity

Make a Hero Self Portrait – Activity


9:30 a.m. Let’s Go Luna!: Totally Totem/Glacier Or Bust (Social Studies)

Oral Traditions – Video
Alaska Native Culture – Parent Article


10:00 a.m. Daniel Tiger: Daniel and O’s Road Trip/Daniel’s Puppet Plan (Social Emotional)

How to Raise a Good Problem-Solver – Parent Article

Make a Paper Chain to Practice Cooperation – Activity


10:30 a.m. Daniel Tiger: The Family Campout/A Game Night For Everyone (Social Emotional)

Alike and Different – Activity

My Family – Printable Activity

Stop and Go Game – Activity


11:00 a.m. Sesame Street: Elmo’s Happy Little Tain (Social Emotional)

14 Trains – Video
Tunnels, Roads and Cardboard Caves Playset – Activity

Rhyme Time – Online Game


11:30 a.m. Pinkalicious & Peterrific: The Sparkle Kart/The Pinkville Merry-Go-Round (The Arts) 

Peterrific Word Game – Printable Activity

Pinkcredible Story Maker – Online Game


12:00 p.m. Dinosaur Train: One Big Dinosaur/Play Date With Annie (Science)

Being A Big Dinosaur – Video

Match-Up Dinosaur – Printable Activity

All Star Sorting – Online Game

Cartoon dinosaurs standing in front of wooden homes
Practice sorting by size by putting each of the dinosaurs by the right-sized home. | Still from “All Star Sorting”

12:30 p.m. Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That: Cause and Effect/Good Vibrations (Science)

See Sound Waves – Activity

Sounda-pa-looza – Online Game


1:00 p.m. Sesame Street: Elmo’s Happy Little Tain (Social Emotional)

14 Trains – Video
Tunnels, Roads and Cardboard Caves Playset – Activity

Rhyme Time – Online Game


1:30 p.m. Splash and Bubbles: My Son, The Frogfish/A Day For Papa (Science)

How Dads Create a Blueprint for Relationships – Parent Article
Something Special for Dad – Reading


2:00 p.m. Pinkalicious & Peterrific: The Sparkle Kart/The Pinkville Merry-Go-Round (The Arts) 

Peterrific Word Game – Printable Activity

Pinkcredible Story Maker – Online Game


2:30 p.m. Let’s Go Luna!: Totally Totem/Glacier Or Bust (Social Studies)

Oral Traditions – Video
Alaska Native Culture – Parent Article


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

DIY Garden Corner – Activity

Natural Wonders – Interactive


3:30 p.m. Wild Kratts: City Hoppers (Science)

Insects – Videos

Archer Fist Bug Rush – Online Game


4:00 p.m. Molly of Denali: First Fish/A-Maze-Ing Snow (Literacy)

Fish Camp – Online Game
Molly of Denali Maze – Printable Activity


4:30 p.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum: I Am Julia Child/I Am Neil Armstrong (Social Emotional)

Recipe Cards – Printable Activity

Make a Hero Self Portrait – Activity

Monday on KLCS

6:00 a.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum – I Am Julia Child; I Am Neil Armstrong (Social & Emotional)

Xavier Riddle and The Secret Museum: Hidden Heroes – Online Game

Let’s Go Luna! Recipe Cards – Printable Activity

Go on Cooking Adventures With These Books – Article

Build Your Child’s Confidence to Try New Things – Article

The Right Stuff: Moon Landing Game / Ready Jet Go! – Activity

Journey to the Moon / Ready Jet Go! – Video

Cartoon of a little girl watching as another little girl puts maple syrup in a bowl of strawberries
Yadina cooks with Julia Child | PBS KIDS

6:30 a.m. Peg + Cat – The Pizza Problem; The Pizza Pirate Problem (Math)

Equivalent Halves / Cyberchase – Online Game

Gabby’s Perfect Pizza Pie Palace / Take the Stage – Video and Support Materials

Welcome to the Break Room Part 2 / Odd Squad – Video


7:00 a.m. Cyberchase – The Snelfu Snafu (Math)

7 Tips for Helping Your Child Make Smart Money Choices – Article

10 Guidelines for Raising Generous, Money-Smart Kids – Article

Make a Savings Diary / Cyberchase – Activity

Flea the Frog (Saving and Credit Cards) – Video and Support Materials


7:30 a.m. Molly of Denali – First Fish; A-maze-ing Snow (Literacy)

Our Family Recipe – Printable Activity

Create a “My Favorite Toys” Book – Activity