KBTC Kids - Just For Parents & Join In http://www.kbtckids.org/parents Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:35:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.5 PBS KIDS Writers Contest http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/write http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/write#comments Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:21:00 +0000 http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/?p=2333 WCLogo_Mag

Are you a student in Kindergarten through third grade? Do you enjoy writing and illustrating your own story? Join the PBS KIDS Writers Contest 2015! Submit your story from January 1 through March 31, 2015. Winners of the KBTC local contest are entered in the national contest. Check back soon for more details, submission guidelines, and great brainstorming activities.

In the meantime, visit PBS KIDS for examples of previous stories and to start creating!

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Are you a student in Kindergarten through third grade? Do you enjoy writing and illustrating your own story? Join the PBS KIDS Writers Contest 2015! Submit your story from January 1 through March 31, 2015. Winners of the KBTC local contest are entered in the national contest. Check back soon for more details, submission guidelines, and great brainstorming activities.

In the meantime, visit PBS KIDS for examples of previous stories and to start creating!

 

Thank you to all of our creative and talented writers from Writers Contest 2014! 

The winners were:

Kindergarten:  “Rosie and the Cool Skateboard Adventures,” by Alex Zulinke

1st Grade: “Nutrition Jaguar,” by Emily Anne Spector Van Zee

2nd Grade: ”Cheetah Journal,” by Sarah Zulinke

3rd Grade: ”A Bad Day,” by Caleb Hyun

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Come Play Computer Games Outside http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/mobile-tech-lab http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/mobile-tech-lab#comments Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:52:16 +0000 http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/?p=2187 Come Play Computer Games Outside

This Summer, KBTC has partnered with Metro Parks to bring PBS educational games outside. The Ready to Learn Mobile Tech Lab is in Tacoma’s Wright Park Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2:00 – 4:00 pm, June 17 – August 16. Students learn math and literacy skills as they play computer games staring their favorite PBS characters. They get sticker journals to track their adventures, record what they learn, and win prizes. Join us!

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PBS KIDS Days at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/pbs-kids-days-at-the-childrens-museum-of-tacoma http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/pbs-kids-days-at-the-childrens-museum-of-tacoma#comments Thu, 07 Mar 2013 21:00:51 +0000 http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/?p=2132

Spark your imagination and creativity with KBTC and the Children’s Museum of Tacoma. Join us each month at the museum for a learning adventure themed around your favorite PBS KIDS shows. Workshops are FREE, but registration is required and space is limited, so sign up today!

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2013 STEM Video Game Challenge Workshop Photos http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/2013-stem-video-game-challenge-workshop-photos http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/2013-stem-video-game-challenge-workshop-photos#comments Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:49:00 +0000 http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/?p=2119 2013 National STEM Video Game Challenge Workshop

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2013 National STEM Video Game Challenge http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/stemchallenge http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/stemchallenge#comments Tue, 05 Feb 2013 18:51:33 +0000 http://www.kbtckids.org/parents/?p=2015 Make Video Games and Win Prizes

The National STEM Video Game Challenge is a multi-year competition that aims to motivate interest in STEM learning among America’s youth by tapping into students’ natural passion for playing and making video games. Middle and high school youth are encouraged to submit their original game designs for the opportunity to earn recognition and prizes for themselves, as well as monetary prizes for their school. For more info, and to enter the contest, visit stemchallenge.org.

KBTC Game Design Workshop

Thanks to all the students and families who joined us for the game design workshop. It was so much fun! We look forward to seeing your games submitted to the national contest. Good luck!

SEE PHOTOS OF THE EVENT!

Thanks to our sponsors:

 
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