ACITIVITY: Scientists at the Smithsonian
All kinds of people become scientists. And scientists do all kinds of things. Watch and read about these scientists at the Smithsonian. What kind of scientist would you like to be?
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ACTIVITY: How to be an Inventor
Are you curious about how things work? Do you like to come up with new ways to do things? Then you have what it takes to be an inventor! Inventors come up with all kinds of cool things. Watch this interactive lesson from PBS Kids to learn more. © 2020 pbskids.org
ACTIVITY: What if World
What If World is a storytelling podcast for kids. What if a tiny dragon lived in my closet? What if there were a never-ending bowl of ice cream? What if cats ruled the world? Join Abacus P Grumbler, Randall Radbot, and Whendiana Joan as they help Mr. Eric tell wacky stories inspired by your questions!
ACTIVITY: Small Stories
A selection of stories that are short and sweet and should appeal to younger children. You’ll find some of the classic fairy tales and fables here. ©Storynory Ltd.