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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.

Halloween Programming
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Halloween Programming

New episodes and returning favorites premiere on-air and on streaming platforms, including the all-new WILD KRATTS: CREEPY CREATURES on Monday, October 22.

Helping Kids Express Anger Without Hitting or Biting
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Helping Kids Express Anger Without Hitting or Biting

A big part of parenting is helping our kids understand their emotions and then respond in a way that does not hurt themselves or others.

Tricks for a Fun & Healthy Halloween
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Tricks for a Fun & Healthy Halloween

Planning Halloween for your child doesn't have to be scary! Team up with other parents or get older kids involved to make the most of a spooktacular celebration!

How to Help Children When They Feel Overwhelmed
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How to Help Children When They Feel Overwhelmed

All children have times when they become overwhelmed or overstimulated. Practicing mindfulness reduces anxiety levels & supports academic performance.

Calming Breathing Exercise for Kids
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Calming Breathing Exercise for Kids

Kids feeling stressed? Check out this breathing exercise that can help them manage the "fight or flight" response.

Halloween Painted Pots
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Halloween Painted Pots

Turn small flower pots into fun Halloween decorations! Make a mummy, Frankenstein, and a pumpkin.

Glowing Ghost Jugs
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Glowing Ghost Jugs

Not into pumpkin carving? Save your leftover milk cartons to make glowing ghosts!

School Mornings Without the Stress
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School Mornings Without the Stress

What’s a parent to do to both get out the door on time and with as little conflict as possible?

Help Your Child Focus & Concentrate
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Help Your Child Focus & Concentrate

An ability to concentrate and sustain attention on all kinds of tasks is crucially important, because it helps kids learn and improve.

Children’s Books About Bravery
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Children’s Books About Bravery

The imaginative, encouraging, and sometimes humorous stories in this book list can help young children learn to acknowledge and conquer their fears.

Book Clubs for Kids
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Book Clubs for Kids

Book clubs are not just for grown-ups anymore! Start a parent-child book club today!

Pumpkin Spice French Toast Recipe
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Pumpkin Spice French Toast Recipe

This easy to make Pumpkin Spice French Toast recipe is a fun Autumn twist on a favorite breakfast dish.

Breakfast Brain Foods
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Breakfast Brain Foods

A small USDA study found that children who ate breakfast did better on math tests than those who skipped the meal.

7 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Fruit
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7 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Fruit

How can you get your kids to eat more fruit? Here are seven tactics you can use to guide them without saying a word.

What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied
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What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied

Watch for these signs that your child might be dealing with a bully. And remember that above all, your support and comfort in these situations is what matters most.

What to Do When Your Child Is a Bully
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What to Do When Your Child Is a Bully

Is your child a bully? Here are 6 ways to transition your child from intimidator to includer.

Raising Multiracial Kids
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Raising Multiracial Kids

Parents and caregivers raising multiracial children should start talking with them early and often about race and identity.

8 Brain Building Games to Play in the Car
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8 Brain Building Games to Play in the Car

Work. School. Daycare. Errands. Families spend a lot of time on the go! Here are 8 cordless, hands-free ways to build in learning and bonding time on your next commute.

What’s Good
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What’s Good

Join us for WHAT’S GOOD, a six-part video series designed for parents, where inspiration and information meet the power of science!

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.

MPT-HD Weekday Schedule

6:00 am     Wild Kratts

6:30 am     Wild Kratts

7:00 am     Ready Jet Go!

7:30 am     Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!

8:00 am     Nature Cat

8:30 am     Curious George

9:00 am     Pinkalicious & Peterrific

9:30 am     Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

10:00 am   Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

10:30 am   Splash And Bubbles

11:00 am   Sesame Street

11:30 pm   Super Why!

12:00 pm   Dinosaur Train

12:30 am   Peg + Cat


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.