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It's a Pinkaperfect Birthday!

Join us Friday, August 2nd at 10 AM at LPB's studios, 7733 Perkins Road in Baton Rouge, for a special screening of A Pinkaperfect Birthday.  Enjoy cupcakes and a sneak peek at the new special. Find out if Pinkalicious gets her birthday wish to turn ALL of Pinkville pink. You don’t want to miss the most pinkaperfect party ever!  Click HERE for tickets.

Help Your Child Have a BRIGHT Start to School

Bright by Text...92% of parents are more confident as a result of receiving Bright by Text messages.

Back to School Checklist

Is your family back-to-school ready? Try these @PBSKIDS checklists to ensure your little learners are comfortable with their morning routines, are familiar with getting to school and know what to expect throughout their day.

My First Week of School

Routines are like instructions—they guide children’s actions toward a specific goal. Make all of your little one's goals accessible and manageable by letting them know what to expect each day!

Going to School Books

Help your child go into this school year with a booklist that will prepare them for making friends, making good decisions and learning more about their world. (Ages 2-8)

3 Ways to Reset Media Habits for the New School Year

Does your family use different tablet and TV rules during the school year? One dad offers his kids 30 minutes of screentime once homework and chores are complete. Read on for more strategies! (Ages 2-8) 

How to Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

Going back to school can be stressful for kids. These methods can help your child cope with back-to-school anxiety. (Ages 2-8)

Back to School Tips for Parents

Switching from a summer to a school schedule can be stressful for everyone in the household. Avoid first-day-of-school mayhem by practicing your routine a few days in advance. Read on for more ways to start the school year strong!

Strategies for Making the New School Year a Success

A new school year is a great time to introduce your family to new routines and adjust existing ones. Ask yourself, “What really matters and has to get done and what is less important and does not have to get done?” to help determine which habits should be part of your schedules.

"You Are Brave and Kind": Helping Your Child Get Ready for the First Day of School

Help kids work through their first-day-of-school jitters by letting them know that everyone gets nervous! (Ages 2-8)

August PBS KIDS Family Nights - Starting @ 6 PM on LPB KIDS!

August 2 -- Martha Speaks Marathon: Tonight's PBS KIDS Family Night is a Martha Speaks marathon! As you watch, write down any new words your family discovers so that you can practice them later!

August 9 -- Pinkalicious & Peterrific: A Pinkaperfect Party: It's back to school time and PBS KIDS Family Night has got you covered! Spend time watching @PinkaliciousAndPeterrificPBS and @danieltigertv with your kids before they head back to school!

August 16 -- Let's Go Luna! Marathon: It's PBS KIDS Family Night! Tonight, celebrate friendship, curiosity and problem-solving with @letsgolunahq and @Wildkrattsofficial!

August 30 -- Esme & Roy Launch: It's an extra special PBS KIDS Family Night! Tonight meet PBS KIDS newest friends, @esmeandroy and explore kindness and helping others!

Watch LPB, PBS and PBS KIDS on the GO!

Have you downloaded LPB's App yet? Watch or listen to your favorite LPB, PBS, and PBS Kids programs anytime, anywhere!


I hope this school year is GREAT!

Take care,
Nancy Tooraen, ntooraen@lpb.org