Dive in and learn all about ocean science with the SPLASH AND BUBBLES FOR PARENTS app!
SPLASH AND BUBBLES FOR PARENTS is an app that provides families with conversation starters, videos, and activities to explore ocean science together. Developed in collaboration with early childhood and marine biology experts, the app can be used as a second-screen experience while watching the PBS KIDS series SPLASH AND BUBBLES. When synced with a SPLASH AND BUBBLES episode, the app provides information about relevant animals, environments, and science themes. It also offers anytime conversation starters, inspired by the lively and entertaining SPLASH AND BUBBLES characters, to encourage families to explore science learning together. Ocean friends forever!
EXPLORE SCIENCE WITH YOUR CHILD
-Conversation starters for SPLASH AND BUBBLES episodes, aligned with Next Generation Science Standards, inspire families to explore ocean science together
-Ocean Guide provides fun facts and real photos of ocean animals, environments, and science concepts
-Hands-on activities encourage science learning and discovery in the real world
-Tap on the Sync button while watching an episode of SPLASH AND BUBBLES to allow the app to listen and identify the SPLASH AND BUBBLES episode you are watching
-Once synced, the app will open the Episode Guide where you can find vocabulary words, video and music clips, characters, and questions to help you talk about science with your child
-New conversation starters will show up when viewing episodes for a second time
VIDEOS AND SONGS
-Watch 100+ video clips and songs from SPLASH AND BUBBLES
-See real ocean footage in the “Get Your Feet Wet” videos
-Sing along to the songs from the show
-Is your child interested in learning about camouflage or seeing photos of real frogfish? You’ll find them here!
-Look at amazing photos of real ocean animals and environments
-Discover information about your child’s favorite SPLASH AND BUBBLES characters
REAL WORLD ACTIVITIES
-Activity ideas to spark science learning as a family around your neighborhood, parks and local museums and aquariums
-Developed in collaboration with early childhood and marine biology experts
-Take photos of your science adventures and reflect on your learning in the Photo Journal
SPLASH AND BUBBLES FOR PARENTS uses automatic content recognition to identify SPLASH AND BUBBLES episodes and provide relevant information, including episode descriptions and learning goals.
SPLASH AND BUBBLES FOR PARENTS is based on the award-winning PBS KIDS series SPLASH AND BUBBLES, produced by The Jim Henson Company and Herschend Entertainment Studios.
For more fun with SPLASH AND BUBBLES, check out the SPLASH AND BUBBLES OCEAN ADVENTURE app or visit pbskids.org/splashandbubbles
ABOUT PBS KIDS
SPLASH AND BUBBLES FOR PARENTS is part of PBS KIDS’ ongoing commitment to helping kids build the skills they need to succeed in school and life. PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and digital media, as well as community-based programs.
- June 17, 2019 Initial release