Monthly Archives: January 2014

Curious George Premiere on February 10th!


Tune in to PBS KIDS on February 10th for All New Episodes of Curious George! Curious George is an animated television series that promotes hands-on exploration, and explains various concepts in math and science. Season 8 premieres with ALL NEW Episodes with special celebrity guest Carol Burnett! Get your family and friends together for this exciting event to Join George on his adventure with Carol Burnett to the toy factory, where he learns all about engineering and how his toys work. Check your local listings here to see when Curious George is on in your town. There will also be two Curious George activities being offered on the DiscoverE’s website.

Making puppets with Kids

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Are you in desperate need of some good old-fashioned quality time with your kids? There’s nothing more bonding than sitting down at your kitchen table and letting those creative juices flow. A fun way to spend time with your kids is to sit down and make puppets with them. Peg+ Cat is a popular show on PBS KIDS that kids love. Peg + Cat inspires preschool children to see math as exciting, accessible and fun. The show teaches measurement, shapes, and patterns, and a wide range of fundamental pre-math skills. To spice things up a bit you can make Peg + Cat puppet sticks. Don’t know where to start? PBS Parents provides you with sources that walk you through the process step by step. Click here for more information.

Cooking with Kids


“Eating healthier food” is on most people’s lists for starting the new year off right, and many want to spend less time eating out and more time cooking with their families. Crafting dishes that appeal to young and relatively critical eaters can be especially tough. If you don’t know where to turn, look no further than PBS Parents–providing you with top notch resources for the holidays, homeschooling, hat making, and everything in between–and now with Kitchen Explorers. Kitchen Explorers is the place to go for delicious and easy recipes the whole family will love!

Recipes are sorted into 6 categories (breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts, birthdays, picky eaters and snacks) to make your quest for the perfect dish go smoothly. If Ham and Broccoli Noodle Casserole or Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Scones don’t make your mouth water, then there are plenty of other delicious options to choose from.

You can even let your kids play with their food, if it doubles as their math homework! Intrigued? Read more here.

Happy Eating!