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Noggin Summer Play List

As we welcome summer like never before, Noggin is here to help you and your family get ready. Whether you’re gearing up for summer travel or looking for ways to help your kids socialize, Noggin’s learning videos, games, interactive books, and inspiration for family fun will keep your kids engaged and learning all summer long. 

And we’ve also invited three of Noggin’s learning experts—Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith, Dr. Ryan Padrez, and Dr. Jenny Radesky—to share strategies to help you make the most of your summer.

Noggin's Summer Playlist

As we welcome summer like never before, Noggin is here to help you and your family get ready. Whether you’re gearing up for summer travel or looking for ways to help your kids socialize, Noggin’s learning videos, games, interactive books, and inspiration for family fun will keep your kids engaged and learning all summer long. 

And we’ve also invited three of Noggin’s learning experts—Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith, Dr. Ryan Padrez, and Dr. Jenny Radesky—to share strategies to help you make the most of your summer.

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Noggin Summer Play List

Hello, summer! Whether at home or on the road, our summer playlist will keep your kids happy and engaged. From tips on helping your kids socialize to hands-on projects and activities, Noggin is here to play and learn with your family all season long. Explore new learning videos & games, interactive books, off-screen family activities, and more.

Plus, discover pro strategies to help make the most of your kids’ summer from three of our learning experts—Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith, Dr. Ryan Padrez, and Dr. Jenny Radesky.

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Summer Fun!

Keep kids playing – and learning – all summer with fun educational games and activities.

Summertime Splash

With this super STEM game, kids can build some super-duper soaking machines by piecing together conveyor belts, springs, and pipes.

Accordion Content
  • Engineering
  • Machines

Lemonade Stand

Bot, Marshall, Shine, and more of our favorite friends are starting a lemonade stand and your little learner is invited to partner with them!

Accordion Content
  • Numbers
  • Counting

Bubble Guppies | Season 4, Episode 12

The Summer Camp Games

Summer is here! Molly, Gil, and the rest of the Guppies celebrate the season with outdoor fun.

Accordion Content
  • Outdoor Skills

Keep Kids Moving

Watch in Noggin’s Healthy Heroes section of the app

Ready, Set, Race

Get your whole family up and moving with this series of races through interesting places!

Accordion Content
  • Gross Motor

Yoga Friends

Kids will learn yoga poses with their favorite Noggin friends!

Accordion Content
  • Self-care
  • Movement

Rhymes Through Times: Why We Dance

Learn about history while dancing to this episode of Noggin’s Rhymes through Times music series, featuring music by Christopher Jackson.

Accordion Content
  • History
  • Gross Motor

Yoga Cards

Get your whole family up and moving with this series of races through interesting places!

Accordion Content
  • Gross Motor

5 Rainy Day Activities to Build Your Child's Brain

Kids will learn yoga poses with their favorite Noggin friends!

Accordion Content
  • Self-care
  • Movement
Accordion Content
  • Gross Motor
Accordion Content
  • Self-care
  • Movement

Learn more about the importance of keeping your kids moving from Dr. Ryan Padrez and get more content and activities.

Inspire Some Family Fun

Watch in Noggin’s Mighty Minds & Big Hearts sections of the app

Music Lab

Our interactive piano makes it easy for you and your kids to play classic children’s songs by following along with our colorful keyboard cues.

Accordion Content
  • Music
  • Spatial Relations 

Meet the Alpha Beats: “Letter P” – A Perfect Party for Pals

In this action-packed musical show, Letter P plans the perfect party for her penguin pals.

Accordion Content
  • Comprehension
  • Letters & Sounds

Bingo with Blaze

Accordion Content
  • Geometry
  • Classification
  • Cognitive Flexibility

Dr. Ryan Padrez explains the importance of family time, and get more educational fun content and activities.

Help Kids Socialize

Watch in Noggin’s Big Hearts section of the app

Big Heart Awesome Show with Santiago

In this episode of the Big Heart Awesome Show, Santiago asks kids about their awesome feelings!

Accordion Content
  • Feelings
  • Appreciating Diversity

All About Me: Create + Color

Kids can identify and explore their preferences, feelings, and interests while recording them in books they'll create and illustrate.

Accordion Content
  •  Identity and Belonging

Kinderwood

This show follows five friends in school as they manage their feelings to focus on learning, get used to new routines, and maintain friendships.

Accordion Content
  • Identity and Belonging
  • Feelings
  • Empathy
  • Relationships

Dr. Allison Briscoe Smith shares tips on socializing, and find more content and activities.

Travel with Noggin

Watch in Noggin’s Brave Explorers section of the app

Mission: Robot Boogie

In this adaptive game, kids practice reading sight words like “red” and “big” to boogie through groovy dance moves.

Accordion Content
  • Sight Words

Podcast: Meet the Alpha Beats

In this action-packed musical show, each episode features a different letter in a fabulous adventure told through song.

Accordion Content
  • Comprehension
  • Letters & Sounds

Book: Dora and Diego by the Shore

Dora, Diego, and Boots love the beach! But before they head out for a day by the shore, Boots wants to look at Dora’s scrapbook.

Accordion Content
  • Comprehension
  • Living Things

Dr. Jenny Radesky shares tips on summer travel, and find more content and activities.

Meet the Experts

Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith, PhD

Child Clinical Psychologist and mom of 3

Hello everyone! I am a child clinical psychologist who works with children and families to become resilient in the face of major challenges. I have a focus on the little ones–under 5 and their families. Lastly, and perhaps most importantly, I'm a mom of 3 strong-willed, energetic and compassionate children (12, 10 and 3).

Ryan Padrez, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine
Medical Director at The Primary School
Dad to an 8 year-old, 6 year-old, and 4 year-old

Hello, Noggin community! As a primary care pediatrician and dad to three young kids, I look forward to heading into summer 2021 with you all and sharing ways we can foster a healthy, joyful, and nurturing summer for all our kids.

Jenny Radesky, MD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School
Researcher on digital media, kids, and families
Mom to 11 and 7 year-old boys

Hi everyone! What a year we have had. I am excited about working with Noggin to share ideas for helping our kids handle emotions, taking care of ourselves, and building healthy relationships with technology.

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Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith, PhD

Child Clinical Psychologist and mom of 3

Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California (San Francisco), San Francisco General Hospital where she specialized in child-parent psychotherapy and working with traumatized populations. Throughout her training, her studies focused on child psychopathology and diversity issues.

After her postdoctoral work, Dr. Briscoe-Smith was the program director of a mental health program that serves children as they entered the Alameda County foster care system. She was a professor of child psychology at Palo Alto University for four years, and served as the director of Children’s Hospital Oakland’s Center for the Vulnerable Child for three years. In addition to being an associate professor at the Wright Institute, Dr. Briscoe-Smith serves as a consultant to non-profit organizations seeking to become trauma-informed and culturally accountable.

Dr. Briscoe-Smith’s research has focused on trauma/Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and how children understand race. She has worked broadly on these topics and has served many families and schools on matters salient to these issues.

Ryan Padrez, Ph.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine

Medical Director at The Primary School

Dad to an 8 year-old, 6 year-old, and 4 year-old

Ryan Padrez, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician and Assistant Clinical Professor at Stanford University’s School of Medicine.

Ryan is also the Medical Director of The Primary School, a new integrated health and education model that serves low income children and families in East Palo Alto, CA. The school’s approach is working to integrate primary education and primary care, effectively braiding together education, health, and family support services starting in infancy. In doing so, TPS hopes to expand the traditional definition of school.

While at The Primary School he continues to care for patients and teach pediatric residents and medical students at Gardner Packard Children's Health Center. He remains dedicated to promoting models and policies that ensure high quality care is accessible to all children.

Jenny Radesky, M.D.

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School

Researcher on digital media, kids, and families

Mom to 11 and 7 year-old boys

Dr. Radesky is a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Michigan Medical School. She received her M.D. from Harvard Medical School, trained at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center, and her clinical work focuses on developmental and behavioral conditions in low-income and underserved populations.

Her NIH-funded research focuses on the use of mobile/interactive technology by parents and young children and how this relates to child self-regulation and parent-child interaction. She was the lead author of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statements Media and Young Minds in 2016 and Digital Advertising to Children in 2020.