The summer is full of possibilities and so is your child! Inspire their curiosity each day with the learning activities, crafts, games and videos below, or create “anytime” moments of fun with resources from PBS KIDS. Discover something new each week! 

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DOWNLOAD & PRINT the free Summer of Possibilities Activity Book from PBS KIDS.  

WATCH the PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel on your cable or over-the-air station anywhere in Connecticut, or watch the live stream here»  


WEEK OF JULY 25 – JULY 31: 

“Let’s Make Plans!”  

Getting into a new routine.

  • Peg + Cat discovered it’s great to have a morning routine to start your day off happy and healthyHere’s one you can do. Plan the steps in any order that works for you!

WEEK OF JULY 18 – JULY 24: 

“Let’s Read & Share Stories!”  

Where imaginations connect.

  • Reading and writing starts with the A, B, C’s! Here’s a hip-hoppin’ new beat for The Alphabet Song. Learn those letters by singing along!
  • Did you ever build a fort out of pillows and blankets and chairs, then climb inside to snuggle up and read? Try it! Why not find some of these storybooks and read along? Tim Gunn reads “Mary Had A Little Glam”; Mark Brown reads “Arthur’s New Puppy”; Michelle Obama reads “The Gruffalo”; Carla Hall reads “My Rainy Day Rocket Ship,” and many more. 

WEEK OF JULY 11 – JULY 17: 

“Let’s Learn About Animals!”  

It’s raining cats and dogs!

  • Watch the premiere of the Wild Kratts: Cats and Dogs Movie this week on PBS KIDS 24/7. Watch Monday, July 12 at 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Check our schedule for more broadcast times or stream on the PBS Kids Video App.   
  • Play the Wild Kratts’ “Baby Animal Rescue!” game online. Play here»

WEEK OF JULY 4 – JULY 10: 

“Let’s Play With Water!”  

Get to know your H20. 


WEEK OF JUNE 27 – JULY 3: 

“Let’s Explore the Night Sky!”  

Learn about the wonders of outer space. 


  • Use a flashlight to make constellations, make your own telescope, or imagine some colorful space aliens — all in this fun activity packet to download & print» 
  • Explore favorite star patterns with the Wild Kratts, hear the Weepies sing about gravity, or create a moon rock painting. Explore the possibilities of space on the PBS KIDS YouTube channel»

WEEK OF JUNE 20 – JUNE 26: 

“Let’s Get Together!”  

Learn about being good friends and neighbors. 


  • We can all be helpers and do important jobs. Let’s make a chore chart. Download & print»
  • Check out the PBS KIDS for Parents collection of friendship games, crafts, activities and recipes. Learn about how to take turns, ways to say “thank you,” practice being a good sport and make confetti popcorn. Check it out here»
  • Sing along to “You, Me & Community” and “Look for the Helpers” with Daniel Tiger, and learn about the kind and caring world of Mister Rogers on the PBS KIDS YouTube Channel» 

More Parent Resource from PBS:   

“Little 101” – Here are some answers for those common (and sometimes baffling) little kid questions:  

“Parentalogic”  

 

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