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Children's Programming

MPT prides itself on being a safe harbor of children's educational programming. Numerous studies of public TV programming indicate that children who watch shows such as Sesame Street, Martha Speaks, SuperWHY! and Word World show marked improvement on key literacy and social skills. What's more, public TV is cited as the number one source of media content among preschool teachers.

Grandparents Who Care
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Grandparents Who Care

Many of us are "sharing the care" with grandparents. Learn how we can support them while they provide unconditional love to our kids.

Family Time & Learning Tips for Holidays
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Family Time & Learning Tips for Holidays

The most important part of the holiday season is spending time with the people you love. Combine quality time with learning time this holiday season.

How to Help Kids Manage Their Anger
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How to Help Kids Manage Their Anger

It’s important that kids understand how they are allowed to express anger when they feel mad about something.

Use Your Words: Moving Beyond Tantrums
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Use Your Words: Moving Beyond Tantrums

Learn how to help your child express her emotions in new ways and keep your cool during the process! Check out these research-based strategies to support your child at home.

Cotton Swab Snow Flakes
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Cotton Swab Snow Flakes

Have you started decorating for the holidays? Make your own snowflake ornaments by following these six quick steps.

DIY Snow Globe
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DIY Snow Globe

It's beginning to look a lot like "crafts"-mas! In this DIY activity, an old glass jar and some glitter become a magical snow globe!

5 Strategies to Help Kids Resolve Conflicts
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5 Strategies to Help Kids Resolve Conflicts

With a few strategies, kids can become problem solvers and maintain their friendships, even when conflict occurs.

Giving Preschoolers Alone Time
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Giving Preschoolers Alone Time

Help your child identify his feelings and learn what to do when he needs alone time.

Heartwarming Christmas Books for Kids
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Heartwarming Christmas Books for Kids

This Christmas Season, explore our list of Christmas books for children ages 1-10.

Selfie Holiday Card
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Selfie Holiday Card

Turning yourself into an elf on your holiday cards is a great way to inject a little festive fun into the holiday season.

Helping Our Children Love their Differences
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Helping Our Children Love their Differences

Here are some strategies to help all children learn to love what makes them different.

How to Talk to Kids About Honesty
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How to Talk to Kids About Honesty

Encourage your child to share openly and honestly using these expert tips.

Six Ways to Help Kids Tackle Test Anxiety
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Six Ways to Help Kids Tackle Test Anxiety

With the increase in tests and assessments at the elementary school level, more and more young children are experiencing symptoms of test anxiety.

Teaching Children It’s OK to Fail
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Teaching Children It’s OK to Fail

All parents want to see their kids succeed, but it’s just as important to teach your children how to fail. Learn how to encourage your child to bounce back from setbacks.

Spiced Sweet Potato Latkes
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Spiced Sweet Potato Latkes

Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, each bite is a perfect balance of savory and sweet.

8 Apps That Support Children’s Social-Emotional Growth
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8 Apps That Support Children’s Social-Emotional Growth

Discover apps that support children’s social and emotional skills and offer helpful tips and advice for parents.

How to Choose & Use Apps for Your Child’s Learning
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How to Choose & Use Apps for Your Child’s Learning

Keep in mind: apps don’t equal learning – they are potential tools for learning.

How to Talk About Adoption with Your Child
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How to Talk About Adoption with Your Child

Here are a few suggestions to help when your child announces that his friend is adopted and wants to know what that means.

How to Tell Your Child She is Adopted
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How to Tell Your Child She is Adopted

Telling your child that they are adopted can be scary. Have you ever discussed adoption with your kids? How did you bring it up or answer their questions?

Making the Most Out of Kids’ Screen Time
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Making the Most Out of Kids’ Screen Time

It helps to remember digital media is simply a tool, just like books, toys & art supplies. As parents, we have the power to decide how and when to use these tools with our kids.

How to Overcome Your Fears About Kids’ Screen Time
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How to Overcome Your Fears About Kids’ Screen Time

How can we overcome our fears about screen time and reimagine media and technology as a tool that can help kids grow, connect and learn?

New Media Guidelines for Kids
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New Media Guidelines for Kids

The new AAP guidelines guidelines provide a solid basis for parents to help shape how media is used in the home.

Wearable Tech for Kids
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Wearable Tech for Kids

Smart toys are at the top of the list of toy trends this holiday season. Here are 5 tips for choosing wearable technology for kids.

PBS KIDS Role Models
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PBS KIDS Role Models

These PBS KIDS role models prove that you can be anything. Check out these inspiring videos featuring a doctor, astronomer, paleontologist, engineer, and two musicians.

10 PBS KIDS Apps to Download in 2019
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10 PBS KIDS Apps to Download in 2019

Here are 10 apps the PBS KIDS team recommends to download for all your kids’ interests.

Jet’s Planet Pinball
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Jet’s Planet Pinball

It’s pinball time! Help Jet put all the planets in the right order in this new Ready Jet Go game.

Measure Up App
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Measure Up App

Kids use math every day, even when they play! Show little explorers how to put math into action, with the new Measure Up! App.

PBS KIDS Learning Resources
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PBS KIDS Learning Resources

Extended learning ideas, child development tracking and recommended games and activities for parents and caregivers.

PBS KIDS Educational Apps
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PBS KIDS Educational Apps

Play free learning games with your favorite PBS KIDS characters anytime, anywhere.

PBS Kids Kart Kingdom

PBS Kids Kart Kingdom

Come one, come all to KART KINGDOM, a new world of adventure and fun! Swim the depths of ocean or zoom through the snow. You can also build cool gadgets, play games, and make friends! Check it out!

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Explore the Outdoors with PLUM LANDING

Explore the Outdoors with PLUM LANDING

Play! Explore! Create! Share! Discover the wonders of our amazing planet with PLUM LANDING!

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Explore PBS parenting resources and tips on raising children, planning birthday parties & kids activities.

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PBS Kids

Where kids can watch videos and full episodes of your favorite PBS KIDS shows.

PBS Learning Media

PBS Learning Media

Where teachers can bring their classrooms to life.

PBS Parents Play & Learn App

PBS Parents Play & Learn App

Mini games that parents can play with their kids that teach reading and math concepts.

Full Time Kid

Full Time Kid

Fun crafts, DIY, and other adventures with Mya.

PBS KIDS Lab

PBS KIDS Lab

Exploring new ways to keep kids learning. Anytime. Anywhere.

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MPT-HD Weekday Schedule

6:00 am     Peg + Cat

6:30 am     Arthur

7:00 am     Ready Jet Go!

7:30 am     Wild Kratts

8:00 am     Nature Cat

8:30 am     Curious George

9:00 am     Let's Go Luna!

9:30 am     Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

10:00 am   Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

10:30 am   Pinkalicious & Peterrific

11:00 am   Sesame Street

11:30 am   Splash And Bubbles

12:00 pm   Dinosaur Train

12:30 am   Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!


Program Descriptions & Websites

Program Descriptions & Websites

Learn more about our children's shows & visit their online homes.

PBS KIDS Apps

PBS KIDS Apps

Watch your favorite PBS KIDS shows on the go and download mobile apps from PBS.

PBS KIDS Shop

PBS KIDS Shop

From books and DVDs to toys and party supplies, shop for items featuring all your favor...

PBS Parents eBooks

PBS Parents eBooks

Check out our new eBooks for sale on Amazon and in the App Store.