There is a lot to look forward to this time. Check out the schedule below for each day’s activities. We’ll also have some exciting virtual field trips, special segments and Fun Fridays.
Check out the virtual field trips scheduled this week:
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park: Learn fun facts about what archaeologists do to learn how people lived in the past.
4-H: Love to hike? Shannon Caldwell, 4-H Center Program Director, takes you on a virtual hike while providing important facts every hiker should know.
Scott Family Amazeum: Learn what soldering is and how it works.
Robot Mural Tour: Jason Jones, a local artist, shares his robot art and tells how he comes up with his ideas.
Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub: Adam shows you the cool tool called a lathe and the items you can make with it.
Little Rock Zoo: Learn all the ways animals use their skin, scales, feathers and fur to help them survive and thrive in their home environments!
For grades K-2, Fun Fridays will feature stories from the winners of the 2021 Arkansas PBS KIDS Writers Contest. This week will feature Eli Smith of Benton and his story, "The Dinosaur Mystery."
For grades 3-5, This week’s Fun Friday will feature Arkansas Teacher of the Year, Stacey McAdoo. She will talk about poetry and couplets.
Special segments throughout the week will include science with “Robbie Rocket;” nutrition information with “Zach Lunch;” fitness through dance in “Time Out With Tay” and “Little Teachers” animations.
Want to see some of these great segments again or on your schedule? Visit our YouTube channel to view some of the great segments from week one that you might’ve missed and subscribe for more.
Arkansas Teacher of the Year Highlight
Stacey McAdoo was named Arkansas Teacher of the Year in 2019. McAdoo taught communication and Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) for grades nine through 12. You can learn more about her at Stacey’s Story.
Request your “Rise and Shine” Power Packets – free summer learning activity kits that follow along with the series – to help extend learning beyond the broadcast. Power Packets are available in English and Spanish and can be downloaded or requested to be mailed directly to homes, daycares, summer camps and more. Both the request form for printed packets and PDFs of the activities can be found at myarpbs.org/riseandshine.
“Rise and Shine” is brought to you in partnership with Arkansas Department of Education.