Rachel & Me “What Kids Know” Topics

"WHAT KIDS KNOW" FACTS

Have your child share a fact or something they’ve learned about the topic(s) listed below.

Example: “I know rainbows have the colors; red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet!”

We’ve included the episode topics below with a few suggestions. You can also research the topics and share your own findings. We want the submissions varied and authentic!

Video submissions are limited to children aged 9 and under.

Can you submit videos of your child for more than one episode? YES!! If your child loves performing and your camerawork looks great, we hope to share “familiar faces” with our viewers.

 

Outside/Sunny Day:

Show us What Kids Know about…

  • Things you like to do on a sunny day: Swimming, playing outside, playing games, playing sports, blowing bubbles, wearing sunglasses, etc.
  • Different types of seasons: Summer, Spring, Fall, Winter
  • Your favorite type of weather or season and why
  • Sunny days, if you like them, and why
  • What  you wear for sunny weather: Sunglasses, sunscreen, etc.

Demonstrate any of the following signs:

  • READY
  • BEAUTIFUL
  • DAY
  • PLAY
  • GRASS
  • WIND
  • FLOWERS
  • TREES
  • CLOUDS
  • LEAVES

Pets:

Show us What Kids Know…

  • Introduce us to your pet(s)
  • How to walk your pet
  • What you feed your pet
  • How to brush your pet
  • What is involved in riding your horse, etc.
  • Tell us/show us your favorite types of pets
  • What sound does your pet make?

Demonstrate any of these signs related to pets:

  • PET
  • BIRD
  • FISH
  • CAT
  • DOG
  • HORSE
  • FROG

Move Your Body:

Time to get creative! What Kids Know topics:

  • Tell us what YOU are really good at that makes you move your body!

Demonstrate any of these signs related to movement:

  • WALK
  • RUN
  • SIT
  • SWING
  • DANCE
  • JUMP
  • SING
  • SWIM

Here I Go:

Get Creative! Tell us What Kids Know About…..

  • Your favorite way to travel
  • Different types of transportation 
  • Your favorite type of transportation and why it’s your favorite

Demonstrate any of the following signs:

  • CAR
  • TRAIN
  • BUS
  • BIKE
  • PLANE
  • BOAT
  • WINGS
  • FAVORITE

Part of Life:

Get Creative! Tell us What Kids Know About…..

  • Getting bumps and bruises
  • How to make good choices to keep us safe 
  • When to ask for help

Demonstrate any of the following signs:

  • HELP
  • HURT
  • OUCH
  • CRY
  • FALL DOWN
  • GET UP
  • BETTER
  • HUGS
  • KISSES
  • BAND-AID
  • EVERY DAY

Goodnight Baby:

Get Creative! Tell us What Kids Know About…..

  • Your bedtime routine
  • Your favorite bedtime blankie, stuffed animal, etc. 

Demonstrate any of the following signs:

  • GOOD NIGHT
  • BABY
  • SWEET DREAMS
  • DAY
  • SLEEP
  • BRUSH TEETH
  • PAJAMAS
  • READ A BOOK
  • BLANKIE
  • TOY
  • SING LULLABY

My Family:

Get Creative! Tell us What Kids Know About…..

  • Your home and who lives in it with you
  • Your family – introduce us to them

Demonstrate any of the following signs:

  • MOTHER
  • FATHER
  • SISTER
  • BROTHER
  • AUNT
  • GRANDMOTHER
  • GRANDFATHER
  • UNCLES
  • COUSIN
  • NIECE
  • NEPHEW
  • ME

Going Outside (Winter):

Get Creative! Tell us What Kids Know About…..

  • Types of winter weather: cold, snowy, windy, rainy days
  • Seasons: Fall, Winter
  • Your favorite weather/seasons
  • Dressing appropriately for weather
  • Snow or rain art projects
  • Making a snowman
  • Bundling up

Demonstrate any of the following signs:

  • READY
  • BEAUTIFUL DAY
  • HAT
  • GLOVES
  • COAT
  • BOOTS
  • RAIN
  • SNOW