family activities

Iowa PBS is here to support you in providing learning opportunities that you can be confident using with your children during school closures.

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Iowa schools are back in session. Whether your school day is online or back in the physical classroom, Iowa PBS has some great resources to get you geared up and ready to go. From brand new resources...

Children Coloring

As teachers, students and families address a new school year, PBS Educational Consultants and educators have come together to curate activities around different educational themes supported by our...

Ready to Learn

*/ Scientific Inquiry Does your child always ask the question why? Why is the sky blue? How do I make my little car go faster? Where did my ice cube go? Your child is demonstrating their innate...

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Iowa PBS is collaborating with agencies and organizations to provide access to educational enrichment options.

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Iowa PBS and PBS provide several great resources for elementary students, parents, and educators.

Iowa PBS Education Chain Link Task Cards

Use our Chain Link Task Cards as a way to learn math, patterns and sorting.

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Our Letters and Number Tracing Mat a great fine motor activity for the youngest learners.

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Our PBS KIDS Characters Bingo game is a great way to help children learn their matching skills. Talk about what each of the programs teach children as you play, or ask them what they enjoy about each...

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Iowa PBS Education’s commitment to STEM education continues through a backpack program aimed at Iowa libraries and early learning centers. Partnering with The Coons Foundation and The Max and Helen...