We’ve gathered some of our favorite Ready Jet Go! activities for you to explore with your young engineers. Find on-demand family workshops, printables, and more!
Come Play with Force and Motion Extension Activities
Build a Paper Rocket
In this activity from Ready Jet Go!, your child will investigate how to make a paper straw rocket go as far as possible.
This activity comes with a lesson plan for parents and teachers to extend the learning into their home or classroom.
Robotic Arm Challenge
In this activity from Ready Jet Go!, your child will use their engineering know-how to build a robotic arm, and then use it to solve an out-of-reach problem such as grabbing a toy that rolled under the couch or an object on a high shelf.
Ready Jet Go Printables
Print, color, cut out, and hang these fun Ready, Jet, Go! door hangers with your child. You need scissors and crayons/color pencils/markers.
Do you want to fly across the solar system with Jet and his friends? Choose a character to play as and then be the first to reach the finish line. Complete instructions and game pieces included, but will need scissors, crayons or colored pencils, and tape.
Kid-Approved Show Ready Jet Go Games
Jet's Rocket Ship Creator
Your child can build a rocket ship by choosing the pieces to complete missions to different planets in space.
Bright By Text
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PBS Kids for Parents
Whether exploring science on a family walk, testing out math skills by measuring ingredients for dinner, or strengthening self-awareness and self-esteem by listening to family stories, PBS Kids for Parents is committed to supporting you with parent advice and learning activities that will help your child thrive this year — in school or at home.