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Maya and Miguel - PBS Website
Maya and Miguel - PBS Website
Part of PBS website - Lively and colorful, the series chronicles the adventures, of 10-year-old twins Maya and Miguel Santos, and features their family, relatives and a richly diverse neighborhood of friends. Maya & Miguel features role models from diverse backgrounds and promotes their different cultural traditions, holidays, foods, languages and customs. The series also supports children in building their understanding of the English language, with a special emphasis on vocabulary. The show models how people communicate in English in a variety of social settings. In addition, Maya & Miguel fosters a positive attitude toward knowing and learning more than one language. The website offers games, cooking recipes, adventures, music, comics and more.
Maya and Miguel - Games section - PBS website
Maya and Miguel - Games section - PBS website
Part of PBS kids website- games. On this page, your child will play along with the twins Maya and Miguel and all their friends.
Maya and Miguel - Videos section - PBS website
Maya and Miguel - Videos section - PBS website
PBS site - Video section. In this section of PBS kids website, your child will watch videos, including short clips and full episodes of their heroes, the twins Maya and Miguel and all their friends. The Maya & Miguel Web site, targets children between 6 and 11 years old. The site is designed to support and extend the educational goals of the Maya & Miguel television program. The site has been designed to support English language acquisition while promoting the value of a culturally diverse society. It gives children the opportunity for open-ended exploration with language-building activities and presents a variety of cultures and perspectives within its activities.
The First Thanksgiving Story
The First Thanksgiving Story
Clip - 4.41 min A historic view of the first Thanksgiving, including religious persecutions in England and the long journey on the Mayflower, ideal for school-aged children
What is Chanukah?
What is Chanukah?
This website will offer a comprehensive understanding of Chanukah (or Hanukkah), from history to calendar and traditional recipes. The website may be a little hard to comprehend by the youngest ones but older siblings and parents will learn facts that they can translate for the younger ones.