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        PBS KIDS Summer Adventure! | PBS KIDS Adventures

        These five-day thematic, multimedia activity plans designed for summer programs can be implemented in just about 20 minutes each day. Practice and build math skills with PBS KIDS daily or weekly.

        Lesson Summary

        Summer Adventure! 

        This resource is a collection of multi-media activities from kids’ favorite PBS KIDS shows and characters. Each day children participate in a series of hands-on, technology-based activities to practice and learn math skills as they complete a new adventure. These activity plans deepen children’s understanding of specific math content using a unique combination of online games, video segments, mobile content, and hands-on learning from programs kids know and love.


        • Multi-media content for two age groups, 4-5 year olds and 6-8 year olds
        • Quick reference materials and media lists
        • More About Math background for Leaders
        • Parent Letters to send home with each child to encourage parent participation and to extend the learning at home.

        Time Allotment

        Activities run 60-90 minutes long to allow for flexible scheduling and provide group and camp leaders with guidance and tips on using a multi-media approach to learning.

        Learning Objectives

        Use this handy Math Standards Alignment Chart to find theme-based activities in this resource collection that are aligned to national math standards.

        Prep for Teachers

        Check out these videos demonstrating how to use PBS KIDS digital resources to teach a lesson. 

        Links to Activities

        Ages 4 - 5 


        Cat in the Hat: Animal Book Adventure

        Curious George: Busy Day Adventure

        Dinosaur Train: Classic in the Jurassic, Jr.

        Peg + Cat: Big Problems

        Sid the Science Kid: Sid’s Outdoor Adventure


        Ages 6 - 8

        Cyberchase: Heroes of Botopolis

        Fizzy's Lunch Lab: Summer Treatwave

        Wild Kratts: Wild Kratts Animals and their Habitats

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