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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.

Molly of Denali New Series Launch
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Molly of Denali New Series Launch

MOLLY OF DENALI is an action-adventure comedy that follows the adventures of feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl. Premieres July 15th.

Molly of Denali Podcast Starting May 30th
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Molly of Denali Podcast Starting May 30th

The Podcast is an Alaskan audio adventure based on the new series “Molly of Denali” premiering July 15th on PBS KIDS. The podcast publishes every Thursday, starting May 30, 2019.

Online Safety Tips for parents
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Online Safety Tips for parents

We can protect our kids from many risks and help them enjoy the benefits of internet use through our guiding efforts.

Fostering Quality Screen Time With Your Kids
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Fostering Quality Screen Time With Your Kids

Choosing more engaging screen experiences, and being more involved in these experiences yourself, is the “secret sauce” to learning from screens.

Fabulous Fathers Children’s Books for Father’s Day
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Fabulous Fathers Children’s Books for Father’s Day

Dads are great. They fix broken toys, sing silly songs, and open our eyes to the wonders of the world around us. Celebrate the fathers in your life with these books for kids.

10 Books that Celebrate Dads
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10 Books that Celebrate Dads

This Father’s Day, trade the craziness for cozy cuddles over a good book. Here are some suggested books that focus on the loving bond shared between fathers and children.

Reflecting on Achievements with a “My Accomplishments” Book
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Reflecting on Achievements with a “My Accomplishments” Book

How was the school year for your little ones? Did they learn new skills or make new friends? Celebrate the win & boost confidence by crafting their own "My Accomplishments Book."

Talking with Preschoolers About the Death of a Pet
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Talking with Preschoolers About the Death of a Pet

Has your family recently lost a pet? Ease the loss by assuring kids that it's okay to be sad and offer a way to cope. 8 tips for talking to preschoolers about the death of a pet.

Four Ways to Boost Literacy Using On-the-Go Games
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Four Ways to Boost Literacy Using On-the-Go Games

Books are just one of many ways to build literacy! Here are 4 reading games your family can play on the go!

How Dads Create a Blueprint for Relationships
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How Dads Create a Blueprint for Relationships

Every day through interactions with your children you’re making decisions, modeling behaviors and investing in your father-child relationship.

Mystery Letter Bag Game
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Mystery Letter Bag Game

Here's a fun mystery game to teach letters. Encourage your child to guess the mystery letter by naming each object.

Twinkle Twinkle Letter Stars
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Twinkle Twinkle Letter Stars

Now your family can create constellations in your home – while also teaching alphabet skills!

Cherry Chocolate Chunk Muffins
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Cherry Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Cherries mean summer and these cherry chocolate chunk muffins are the perfect thing to snack on in the afternoon.

Buddy’s Big Campout Adventure Game
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Buddy’s Big Campout Adventure Game

We're camping out with the Dinosaur Train crew! In this game, kids practice being good friends by gathering items to get the campsite ready!

Symmetry Painter Game
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Symmetry Painter Game

It's a super day to play Peg + Cat's symmetry painter! As your child creates, chat about what symmetry means and how to identify it in their masterpiece.

How to Support Emotionally Sensitive Boys
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How to Support Emotionally Sensitive Boys

When your sensitive boy is overwhelmed, help him feel heard and understood while building coping skills and resilience.

Responsive vs. Reactive Parenting
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Responsive vs. Reactive Parenting

Responsive parenting enables you to set effective limits with love, without anger or punishment.

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.

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.

Raising Confident Girls
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Raising Confident Girls

Helping your daughter drop unnecessary apologies and begin using clear, direct language will give her a powerful tool for success in the future.

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.

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.

Fun Games for Preschoolers
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Fun Games for Preschoolers

Looking for a game that Miss Rosa told you about on TV?

Healthy Reading for Kids
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Healthy Reading for Kids

Every parent strives to raise happy and healthy kids. Help your little ones stay fit wi...

PBS KIDS Play

PBS KIDS Play

An award winning online school readiness program.

Full Time Kid

Full Time Kid

Fun crafts, DIY, and other adventures with Mya.

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.

Raising Readers

Raising Readers

National literacy campaign focused on building reading skills of children ages 2-8.

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.