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Family Fun Day at Como Town and Como Zoo June 9

School’s out and TPT has you covered with tons of fun summer activities. Download the Summer of Adventure activity book for ideas to keep your little ones having fun and learning over the summer months.

MInnesota Historical Society Oliver Kelley Farm The Wall That Heals June 21-24


Secret Message Cards
Father's Day Secret Message Cards

Looking for a unique way to wish dad a happy Father’s Day? How about making him a super secret spy code card! Children practice their math, spelling, and writing to create a coded message for dad to decipher. It’s a totally cool and fun way to tell dad you love him!

Learn How >>

Goodie Bags for Dad
Make Dad's Day Extra Special with Handmade Goodie Bags

These goodie bags are so easy to make and can be filled with treats, notes, or any other fun surprise for Dad!

Learn How >>


Twin Cities PBS on the Road June 17 11 am - 1 pm
TPT Out and About! 

On Sunday, June 17, PBS KIDS characters Super Why and Princess Presto will be stopping by the Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center! Come visit for a fun time of activities, meet-and-greets and community.

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Clifford at Ticket to the Twin Cities June 28
Clifford at Ticket to the Cities

Join TPT and Clifford at CHS Field for Ticket to the Twin Cities, a kid-friendly good time featuring games, activities, food, and fun for the whole family.

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Wild Kratts Marathon
Wild Kratts: Super Summer Marathon

It’s a Wild Kratts takeover! For the first time ever, TPT and PBS KIDS will be creature adventuring all day long!

TPT 2 Friday, June 15 6 am - 6 pm
TPT PBS KIDS Friday, June 15 24 hours

Did you know? With less than 3.25 minutes of sponsor messages per program, PBS has less than half the clutter of commercial television!


Watch clips and episodes, play games, and stream the TPT PBS Kids channel live.

Stream PBS Kids Online
Look for the PBS Kids streaming app on Roku, Apple TV, and Kindle Fire!


Child Reading Map
Why Children Still Need to Read (and Draw) Maps

In a GPS world, where synthesized voices tell us when to turn to get from point A to point B, do kids really need to learn how to read a map? Maps support spatial thinking by helping children visualize where objects, places, cities, and countries are in relation to one another.


  Need a time out?

Our special section where we get away from the kid stuff for a second and talk about YOU! As a PERSON, as a PARENT, as an ADULT!

TPT Street Space
Take a TPT Tour

We have a few openings left for our June 20 tour of TPT! Get a behind-the-scenes look at a working TV studio and find out what it takes to bring the PBS shows you love to thousands of homes around the Twin Cities each day!


  Game On! Learning with Apps

PBS Characters on Scratch Jr
PBS KIDS Scratch Jr teaches coding literacy

Coding is the new literacy! With PBS Kids ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) can program their own interactive stories and games. In the process, they learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer.

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