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Adventures in Learning

Adventures in Learning with Jennifer Cooper shows busy parents creative and clever ways to enhance their children's science, math, literacy and social emotional skills at home.

Pancake Science

3m 2s

Cooking up a plate of fluffy buttermilk pancakes isn’t just a great life skill, it's also an opportunity to work in some serious math and science lessons. Plus, the results are delicious!

Episodes

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    Pancake Science

    S1 E13 - 3m 2s

    Cooking up a plate of fluffy buttermilk pancakes isn’t just a great life skill, it's also an opportunity to work in some serious math and science lessons. Plus, the results are delicious!

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    Electric Play Dough and Circuits for Kids

    S1 E12 - 3m 49s

    Amp up the fun and have the kids learn about electricity with this experiment! Use homemade conductive and insulating play dough to create circuits that light an LED.

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    Writer's Club for Kids

    S1 E11 - 3m 5s

    Build creative and literacy skills with a writers club for kids. Write and perform a play -an activity that teaches kids that writing is action. They can build entire worlds, stories, relationships through writing.

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    Making Toys with Kids

    S1 E8 - 4m 2s

    Tinkering with toys is a fun way to sneak in some math and science while spending time with kids. Learn to make these cute and easy balloon cars which make great holiday gifts.

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    Charity Starts at Home

    S1 E6 -

    Talking to Kids about charity can be tough, but research shows that talking about charity is more effective than role-modeling. In this episode of Adventures in Learning, we talk about charity and offer a fun idea for making giving a family affair.

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    Living Global: Morocco

    S1 E5 - 4m 16s

    Take a trip to another country without ever leaving your living room! Visit Morocco!

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    Learning About Trees

    S1 E4 - 5m 11s

    Fall is a great time of year for going on a nature hike to learn about trees. In this episode, trail guide Teresa D'Anna offers parents tips and tricks for teaching kids about trees while out on the trail.

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    Farmers Market

    S1 E2 - 3m 55s

    Make working with a budget fun for kids! Practice math and social skills during your next family outing to the local farmers' market.

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