Rank #1: New Sid the Science Kid Episodes on Technology and Engineering
Four new episodes premiered December 5 that cover flight, engineering, computers as a science tool, and using computers for research. Kim and Trina share their thoughts on the episodes and also discuss using the computers with preschoolers.
Rank #2: Behind the Scenes of Sid the Science Kid
Ever wonder why our main scientist is a boy instead of a girl? Or what Sid's parents do for a living? Or how Sid came to be? Trina and Kim welcome special guest Halle Stanford, an Executive Producer on Sid the Science Kid, to ask about the things we all want to know about the making of the show!
Rank #3: Backyard Camping!
Kim and Trina discuss easy ways to get into the outdoors and nature with your kids.
Rank #4: Summer Activities To Do With Your Preschooler
Trina shares some ideas she has for activities with her kids this summer, and Kim gives some tips and advice on how to bring science into those activities.
Rank #5: Thanksgiving Day Food and Activity Ideas
Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Kim and Trina share ideas for feeding kids ahead of the big meal (or anytime!), especially those who are picky eaters. They also discuss some ways to get moving, inside and outside, on Turkey Day.
Rank #6: Preparing for Disasters with Your Preschooler
Kim and Trina talk about preparing kids for disasters and unexpected events.
Rank #7: Incorporating Reducing, Reusing and Recycling Into Our Everyday
To celebrate the new Sid the Science Kid episodes on environment and habitat, Trina and Kim share some ways to incorporate the 3 Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) into everyday activities.
Rank #8: Science Centers
Looking for activities for the holiday break? Kim and Trina discuss the great features of science centers.
Rank #9: Sid in Tampa Schools
Kim and Trina talk with Kelley Beall of Hillsborough County Public Schools about Sid the Science Kid in their voluntary preschool summer program.
Rank #10: Kids and Pets
Kim and Trina discuss pets and children, including how to pick a pet and what pets can teach kids.
Rank #11: Play in Preschool
Kim and Trina talk about the role of play in early childhood education.
Rank #12: Public Libraries
Trina and Kim discuss the endless possibilities of public libraries.
Rank #13: Teachers on Sid in the Classroom
Guests Melanie Rovinsky, a preschool master teacher and mom to two preschoolers, and Cathy Svenda, a preschool teacher, discuss why they love Sid and how they use Sid materials in the classroom.
Rank #14: About Sid in the Community with Outreach Director Maura Thompson
Maura Thompson, Associate Director of Children's Outreach at WNET/Thirteen, shares the various outreach activities associated with Sid the Science Kid, and how to get Sid resources for your home or classroom.
Rank #15: Kim and Trina Share Their Favorite Sid Activities
Kim and Trina discuss their favorite Sid activities and what makes certain ones great for the home or classroom.