Make Going Back-To-School a Breeze With Tips & Activities for All Ages
The new school year is right around the corner! That means big changes and new routines for families and educators alike.
Whether you’re returning to the classroom or learning at home, Mountain Lake PBS is here for you as the 2023-2024 school year kicks off! Check out some of our favorite back-to-school resources below to help learners of all ages succeed.
Explore collections from PBS LearningMedia and PBS KIDS for Parents to help create good study habits, set & continue new routines, manage emotions, and build friendships. Materials include resources to support educators as they integrate PBS and PBS KIDS content into their classrooms. And don’t miss the growing list of videos, activities, and teaching tips exploring the Adirondacks, Champlain Valley, and beyond from Mountain Lake PBS on PBS LearningMedia.
Inspire your child’s curiosity and love of learning in and out of school with the Watch & Wonder program block, 1-3pm weekdays. For locally curated learning tips, activities, and family-friendly events from across the region—direct to your inbox each week—sign up for the Mountain Lake Families newsletter!
How to Get Involved in Your Child’s Learning at School
Grades PreK-3 Students are better capable of flourishing in school when they have the support and encouragement of their parents. Here are a few ways that parents can be involved to help their children be engaged and positive with their learning.
Grades K-3 Whether your child is changing schools, getting a new teacher, or simply switching from a summer routine to a school year routine, school changes can bring out a lot of emotions for both of you!
Going Back to School collection | PBS Kids for Parents
Grades PreK-3 School is back in session! Explore different topics, such as coping with back-to-school anxieties and emotions, creating daily routines, and tackling common situations that arise with the start of school. Ease the transition with some fun lunch box or after school snacks and downtime activities.
Grades PreK-5 Get ready for the start of school with some of our favorite back-to-school resources! This collection features activities and video resources to help students get to know each other and their new school routines, and lesson plans to help you get your new class off to a great start.
New York Boost! Support for High School and College Students
Grades 6-12 In this collection, curated by WPBS and with resources guided by experts, students can access interactive, experiential learning opportunities and solve real world problems for academic success.
Grades PreK-K Children’s lives are packed with first-time experiences. By using everyday moments for learning, you’re building their brains—and a strong foundation of early school readiness for success in school and in life. Using these resources, take a peek into another child’s day in the video “A Day in the Life of a Kindergartner,” get Parent-Teacher Communication Tips, and draw a Family Portrait.
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