And the Buzzword is… DEEPDefinition: Extending far downward
Join in the fun with these Buzzword activities from the Pittsburgh Festival Opera, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Carnegie Science Center, and Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy.
Follow along with Ms. Delana from Pittsburgh Festival Opera to learn the Breathe song. This song will help you remember to take a DEEP breath when things don’t go your way. This song will help you count to ten when you are sad, mad, or upset.
It's so fun to move like different animals do, and there are many animals that live DEEP in the ocean. Play this matching game from Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre to learn each animal and dance them out!
Ask your child the following questions, and then have them dance out those animals too!
- - What other animals live in the DEEP sea?
- - What animals burrow DEEP into the ground?
Many different things can be found DEEP in the ground: worms, treasures, and dinosaur bones! The Carnegie Science Center offers ways for you to become an archeologist and dig for your very own dinosaur. An archeologist is someone who studies prehistory through digging up bones and materials that have been buried DEEP underground.
Want to make your own hardened plaster at home? Use our recipe to make even more!
- - Disposable cup
- - 2 Tablespoons of plaster of paris
- - 2-3 teaspoons of water
- - Mix and leave to dry overnight until it hardens
Watch the video of the Mindful Frog and explore ways that you and your child can have some mindful moments together and practice DEEP breathing and thoughts with different activities.
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh developed the following list of books for pre-k students that will help children explore the word DEEP.
Visit carnegielibrary.org to sign up for a free library card.