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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

In May, we honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We recognize and celebrate the influence and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to United States history, culture, traditions, and achievements. PBS Kids shares AAPI stories with children and families every day through rich characters, creative storytelling, and valuable lessons.
Learning Snacks - Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
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FOR KIDS: EPISODES AND CLIPS!
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with some of your favorite PBS Kids characters! Thisvideo playlist offers full episodes and clips from popular PBS Kids shows that celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander culture. Learn about traditions, holidays, and celebrate all month long!


FOR PARENTS: NEW BOOKS TO READ!
This month is a great time to find a new favorite book! Celebrate the amazing talents of Asian American authors and illustrators with one of these books that share inspiring, educational, and heartwarming stories from Filipino-Americans, Korean-Americans, Vietnamese-Americans Chinese-Americans, and more! This book list offers even more stories featuring Asian characters, authors, and illustrators.


FOR EDUCATORS: LESSONS TO TEACH!
Sharing stories and history of all cultures is extremely important to develop a strong classroom community and create a sense of belonging for all students. This video playlist will help start conversations in your classroom around AAPI culture, exploring AAPI issues in today’s world, and celebrate the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in our society.


is about Lyla Loops and her fantastical blue sidekick, Stu, who use creative and strategic problem-solving and critical thinking skills to help their family, friends, and community!