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Family Engagement Workshop

PBS KIDS® for Parents and PBS Reno equip families with the knowledge and skills to support child development and to empower children for learning success. As part of the PBS Reno Family Engagement service, we offer Family engagement workshops specifically developed for preschool children (ages 3-5 years old) and their parents.

The first five years of a child’s life are instrumental to social, emotional, and cognitive development now and in the future. Parents play a primary role in a child’s early learning process; they are a child’s first teacher and the first to influence success with learning since 90% of each child’s brain development occurs before age 5.


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Family Engagement Workshops

Ready for School, Ready for Fun

Learn to make inexpensive, “educational” activities to do at home. Using PBS KIDS for Parents, we share resources on child development, age-appropriate practices and other tools. 

Ready Jet Go! Space Exploration

Families will learn about space with PBS KIDS "Ready Jet Go!" There will be several fun, educational activities that are easy to do at home. Families will work together to build a rocket, learn about constellations, make space slime, and more.

Literacy Comes Alive! 

Explore how one book can expand into many fun educational activities. Literacy can be so much more than just sitting and reading a book. We will expand one story into science, math, safety, cooking, and more!

More Resource from PBS and PBS Reno

PBS Reno Writers Contest

This local contest hosted by PBS Reno is designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning.

PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia

PBS and PBS Reno Education Services have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for you.

PBS KIDS for Parents

PBS KIDS® for Parents

PBS KIDS is dedicated to offering free access to media content and community-based experiences that support learning for young children.


How to Watch PBS Reno

PBS and PBS Reno use the power of media to open worlds of possibilities for all children, so that every child can reach their full potential in school — and in life.