kids_header.jpg
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.

New Episodes of Wild Kratts & Nature Cat

New Episodes of Wild Kratts & Nature Cat

It’s time to explore the outdoors. On April 25, PBS KIDS kicks off an all-new week of WILD KRATTS and NATURE CAT including the 100th episode of WILD KRATTS. Watch it on MPT.

Nature Cat Adventure Game
PBS Parents

Nature Cat Adventure Game

Take some important nature missions like helping squirrels gather acorns for winter and finding earth worms for some baby birds. Tally ho!

Wild Kratts Baby Buddies App
PBS Parents

Wild Kratts Baby Buddies App

Baby animals need a lot of attention and care. With this app, kids are in charge of feeding, washing, protecting, and playing with each one.

Butterfly Feeder
PBS Parents

Butterfly Feeder

Turn a ketchup bottle into a Butterfly Feeder and attract pollinators to your yard!

You’ve Got Braille
PBS Parents

You’ve Got Braille

Do you have any friends who use Braille to read? Write them a message with this cool braille typewriter!

How Caring for Animals Build Empathy
PBS Parents

How Caring for Animals Build Empathy

Empathy is a skill that children can develop through caring interactions with plants, animals & younger siblings. Try these ideas to help your child develop this important skill.

How to Raise Environmentally Responsible Kids
PBS Parents

How to Raise Environmentally Responsible Kids

Talking with your child about environment & ways to take care of our planet can help your child establish eco-friendly habits that motivate them to adopt Earth-friendly behavior.

How to Decorate Rainbow Cupcakes
PBS Parents

How to Decorate Rainbow Cupcakes

Decorate cute rainbow clouds with a can of frosting and rainbow sour candy strips. These cute rainbow cupcakes would be great for a children’s party.

Raising Confident Girls
PBS Parents

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.

Help Prepare Children for a Visit to the Doctor
PBS Parents

Help Prepare Children for a Visit to the Doctor

We can’t anticipate all that will happen in a doctor’s office, but we can be honest about what we do know. Ways to make a doctor’s visit more manageable for your child – and you.

Toddlers & Their Language Skills
PBS Parents

Toddlers & Their Language Skills

Imitating children’s sounds, words & actions shows them that they’re being heard. Use these strategies in everyday interactions to get toddlers talking.

Help Children Identify Emotions
PBS Parents

Help Children Identify Emotions

Learning how to copy emotional expressions can help them better understand & control their own emotions & interpret the emotions of those around them.

Calming Breathing Exercise for Kids
PBS Parents

Calming Breathing Exercise for Kids

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

How Farmers Markets Help Adventurous Eating
PBS Parents

How Farmers Markets Help Adventurous Eating

Here are four reasons that consistent exposure to the farmers market can encourage healthier eating habits with even the pickiest kids.

PBS KIDS Role Models
PBS KIDS

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.

Flexible Thinking
PBS KIDS

Flexible Thinking

When kids engage in flexible thinking, they are better able to cope with change and new information -- both within the classroom and out in the world.

7 Simple Springtime Outdoor Activities
PBS Parents

7 Simple Springtime Outdoor Activities

If spring is bringing more clouds than sun, don't despair. A little splashing around in the rain is a perfect way for children to explore the season & learn about weather.

Encouraging Nature Play
PBS Kids

Encouraging Nature Play

Dinosaur Train” host Dr. Scott Sampson explains the importance of children having time for free play outdoors.

Ready Jet Go! Space Explorer App
PBS Parents

Ready Jet Go! Space Explorer App

Point your device to the sky & explore to see real world positions of constellations and planets! Ready Jet Go! Space Explorer app available free on April 7th!

Play & Learn App
PBS Parents

Play & Learn App

This app -- designed specifically with parents in mind -- provides more than a dozen games parents can play with their kids.

Gardening with Kids
PBS Parents

Gardening with Kids

Planting a garden can affect not only your child’s body but also their brain and soul.

Teaching Children How to Advocate for Themselves
PBS Parents

Teaching Children How to Advocate for Themselves

There are three main areas where young children can practice sticking up for themselves & advocating for their needs.

PBS KIDS 24/7 TV Channel and Live Stream

PBS KIDS 24/7 TV Channel and Live Stream

PBS will launch new 24/7 children’s services later this year. Provided by local stations, the free PBS KIDS offerings will include a new TV channel and live stream on digital platforms.

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!

       View Website
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!

       View Website
PBS Parents

PBS Parents

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

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

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

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.

Fun Games for Preschoolers
PBS Parents

Fun Games for Preschoolers

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

Healthy Reading for Kids
PBS Parents

Healthy Reading for Kids

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

Space Racers

Space Racers

This animated series geared toward preschool children offers a universe of fun for the entire family! Airs Wednesdays at 12 noon, Fridays at 9:30am, and Sundays at 9am.

       View Website
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.

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.

Weekday Schedule

6:00 am     Arthur

6:30 am     Odd Squad

7:00 am     Wild Kratts

7:30 am     Ready Jet Go!

8:00 am     Nature Cat

8:30 am     Curious George

9:00 am     Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

9:30 am     Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood (M, Tu, W, Th)

9:30 am     Space Racers (F)

10:00 am   Sesame Street

10:30 am   Peg + Cat

11:00 am   Dinosaur Train

11:30 am   Dinosaur Train

12:00 pm   Super Why! (M, Tu, Th, F)

12:00 pm   Space Racers (W)

12:30 pm   Sesame Street


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 favorite PBS KIDS characters.

PBS Parents eBooks

PBS Parents eBooks

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