May 16, 2019

When Gabe walked into Pacific Lutheran Church to attend the Spring Break programming, KBTC staff members were happy to see him. Gabe has attended several other KBTC programs in the past, like the Wapato Summer Camp, and staff have had the pleasure of seeing him grow ov...

May 1, 2019

Hello, my name is Angela Sanchez I’m 16 and a Junior at Science and Math Institute (SAMI) and I am interning with KBTC. I love to draw and to be creative so being here opens an opportunity for me to learn about someone I could be in the future. Having the opportunity t...

February 2, 2019

Lister Elementary and Ruff Ruffman - January 23, 2019

"This is my second time here. It's super fun! I'm glad to do Ruff Ruffman again!" Rosie happily shared as she rocked in her computer chair, curls bouncing, waiting for her friend Destyni to finish her turn on the Ruf...

September 5, 2018

August marked the beginning of the Wapato Exploration Day Camp where KBTC Kids partnered with Metro Parks Tacoma to bring exciting summertime fun. With daily crafts, outdoor activities, and engaging  programs like Odd Squad and Ruff Ruffman, the summer camp helped boos...

August 29, 2018

Summer is the best time to be outdoors. So this summer, we decided to take our Paint to Learn programming outside of the classroom and into Tacoma's beautiful parks through an innovative partnership with Metro Parks Tacoma

The Paint in the Park activities bring kids,...

August 16, 2018

Early literacy skills are important for students to develop. The more books young children are exposed to at an early age, the better readers they will become and the better academic outcomes they will have. One way to ensure that students are equipped with these skill...

April 10, 2018

On March 22, 2018, students and their families gathered at Mann Elementary for a night of learning through painting. The evening opened with snacks and an exciting conversation about the kids’ favorite PBS Kids shows. Curious George, Ready Jet Go, Arthur, and Pinkalici...

March 16, 2018

On February 10, 2018, KBTC Kids and The Children's Museum of Tacoma joined forces to bring kids a wonderful celebration of love with Pinkalicious & Peterrific. Adventures included magical wand making, Pinkalicious Playdough creation, and the introduction to the new sho...

February 21, 2018

PBS has long been an innovator in delivering education in fun and engaging ways. Mister Rogers used television 50 years ago to reach children with a simple message: you are special, and KBTC builds on that legacy on screen and in neighborhoods, to inspire exploration a...

December 13, 2017

“Elmo and the Sesame Street characters have helped my little sister a lot. She has a hard time when Dad leaves.”

On November 11th, KBTC partnered with the Children’s Museum of Tacoma for an extra special Play Date in honor of Veteran’s Day. The kids gathered at the doo...

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