A parent is a child's first teacher. In this workshop, participants discuss parenting styles and elements of effective parenting. The workshop equips parents with ideas and tools necessary to handle the everyday stresses of life. Join KUED for some fun tips and ideas to cope with those "little challenges."
Upcoming Parenting Counts sessions:
Sorry, there are no upcoming sessions of this workshop scheduled at this time.
Alexander wakes up with gum in his hair. His best friend is mean to him. He has to eat lima beans for dinner. And there's kissing on TV. For Alexander, it is a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
In How I have Grown? a little girl tells about being a baby, a "little kid," and a big kindergartner. Children can identify with Anna as she tells of crawling and climbing, having spats in nursery school, caring for a pet and telling stories in kindergarten. Best of all, she has learned how to comfort a friend and to share!
From the jungles of Sri Lanka to the apple orchards of Vermont, the energetic little baker searches far and wide to find the finest ingredients for her apple pie. Marjorie Pirceman's deliciously silly adventure comes complete with a real recipe for apple pie.
Charlie has this little sister, Lola. Sometimes Charlie has to give Lola her dinner. This is difficult because she is a very fussy eater. Lola says, " I do not eat peas, or carrots or potatoes or mushrooms or spaghetti or eggs or sausages. I do not eat cauliflower or cabbage or baked beans or bananas or oranges. And I will never eat a tomato." But what about orange twiglest, cloud fluff, ocean nibbles, green drops and moonsquirters? Will she eat these?
What does Leo Leotardi say when his family won't let him sleep in a real bed? What does Leo Leotardi insist when his family declares that "the baby is a genius" because he can recite his ABCs? And what does Leo Leotardi SCREAM when the family is so impressed that "the baby" is graduating from high school?
Hurray, hurray for a brand-new school year! Only, for Junie B. Jones, things are not actually that pleasant, because first grade means having to get used to a whole new classroom. And a whole new teacher. And a whole new bunch of strange children. But here's the worst thing of all: when Junie B tries to read words on the chalkboard, she can't seem to see what everyone else is seeing! Is it possible she might actually end up wearing... glasses?
The New School Year Moon shines over every school the night before it opens. This year the moons shines over the W.T. Melon Elementary School brighter than ever. The man in the moon is none other than W. T. Melon himself! There is no doubt about it, this school year will be full of surprises- magical surprises that may teach Morgan, Richard, Kate, and the rest of the third-graders a lesson or two.
For out-starting upstarts of all ages, here is a wonderfully wise and blessedly brief graduation speech from the one and only Dr. Seuss. In his inimitable, humorous verse and pictures he addresses the Great Balancing Act (Life itself, and the ups and downs it presents) while encouraging us to find the success that lies within us.
Pig is upset that Jill is knocking down his blocks, so the Super Readers zoom to the rescue! Come along with the Super Readers as they fly into the book The Three Little Pigs and help Pig find a way to solve his problem with Jill.
- based on the TV series created by Angela C. Santomero