AETN Educator's Blog

Celebrate Thanksgiving Break with GobbledyBook

Whether your family is getting ready to hit the road for a visit or staying home together, GobbledyBook has a great week of videos and new activities to keep your little readers learning and growing over the Thanksgiving Break! A new episode premieres Wednesday, Nov. 27, and new activities and rereleases kickoff Sunday, Nov. 23.

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GobbledyBook Prize Contest

When you sign up for GobbledyBook updates this November, you’ll be in the know about all of our new episodes – starting with a week’s worth of fun resources and a Thanksgiving Break episode! You’ll also be entered to win one of three great prizes: tickets to “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live,” a PBS KIDS Playtime Pad or a PBS KIDS prize pack. Learn how to enter after the jump.

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Keeping Legends Alive

The Gurdon Light has been covered countless times both locally and nationally by media, and — unlike other Arkansas lore “Once Upon a Time in Arkansas” covered — its story is told by locals without any air of hesitation. Why is the tale of a railroad line crew foreman’s gruesome murder preserved here when other towns hide their grisly pasts? Read on to find out and to see why history’s a living, breathing thing that’s on us to keep going. 

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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Sweater Drive 2019

For more than five years, Arkansans have helped libraries across the state to collect thousands of sweaters in the memory of Fred Rogers’ neighborly spirit. Find out how you can help continue this outstanding legacy and care for those in need in your community by participating in the 2019 Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive.

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