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March 2018



Cheers To 50 Years, Mr. Rogers

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2018 marks 50 years since MISTER ROGERS' NEIGHBORHOOD first premiered on public television. Celebrate Fred Rogers' legacy and impact by sharing your personal story of his show, and find ways to inspire the next generation of neighbors. Read more!

Mister Rogers touched the lives of so many families throughout the years. Did Mister Rogers have an impact in your life? Here's your opportunity to express your thanks! Use your mobile device or computer to take a video of yourself or someone you know sharing your thanks. Submissions should be 15 seconds or less. Upload your video to (be sure to copy or save the link). Visit this page to upload your information.

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

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The newest PBS KIDS show introduces Pinkalicious Pinkerton — a unique and pinkatastic young artist, based on Victoria Kann's best-selling picture book series. Together with friends and neighbors in Pinkville, Pinkalicious and her younger brother Peter get into all kinds of artful adventures. Read more about the show and how it models the power of teamwork and creative thinking, and bring Pinkalicious into your home by downloading some fun printables! Read more.

Women's History Month Books

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Women’s History Month celebrates the accomplishments of women like Amelia Earhart, Sojourner Truth, and Eleanor Roosevelt. These recommended books, for young readers up to age nine, will inspire all kids to dream and to dare.

Reframing "How was your Day?"

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Parent, educator, and writer Deborah Farmer Kris talks about her family's strategy for sharing emotions and keeping bad days in perspective. It centers on three little words: yay, oops, and blah.

Building Literacy Skills Every Day

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You and your child do lots of things together every day. Sometimes routines like riding in the car, going to the doctor’s office and grocery shopping can seem unexciting. Here are some simple reading activities and games that can make these everyday chores more fun for both of you. At the same time, you will support your child’s language and literacy skills and build the foundation for reading and writing.

Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Camping Movie!

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The Little Cats join The Cat in the Hat, Fish, Nick and Sally on a fun and frenzied outdoor adventure as they camp, hike and paddle their way to Fish's family reunion! Don't miss it on March 12th at 6:30 a.m. on LPB and 8 a.m. on LPBKIDS. Try The Great Nocturnal Hat Hunt game and find out which animals are nocturnal!

I hope you and your children enjoy these resources and activities! Enjoy the beautiful spring weather. Take care, Nancy Tooraen
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