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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.

READY JET GO!
Premiers February 15 @ 7:30 am

READY JET GO!

Get ready to soar into the new era of space exploration with READY JET GO! PBS KIDS’ new series helps kids understand & get excited about our planet, solar system and our universe.

Sneak Peek of READY JET GO!

Sneak Peek of READY JET GO!

Get a sneak peek of Ready Jet Go! episodes on pbskids.org, the PBS KIDS Video App and PBS KIDS Video on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Xbox One and Chromecast!

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DIY Heart Pop Up Valentine Cards
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DIY Heart Pop Up Valentine Cards

These cute Valentine's Day cards are easy to make and are the perfect handmade touch to teacher and classmate gifts.

Hinky Pinks: A Rhyming Synonyms Vocabulary Activity
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Hinky Pinks: A Rhyming Synonyms Vocabulary Activity

This simple vocabulary learning activity is a great way to teach kids about synonyms and rhyming words while simultaneously beefing up vocab!

Tips for Raising Confident Kids
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Tips for Raising Confident Kids

Find out how to help children feel they can handle what comes their way. #2: Don't get upset about mistakes. Important thing is to learn from them, not dwell on them.

Interactive Reading in Everyday Life
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Interactive Reading in Everyday Life

Here are some ideas for extending your child's reading experience-- during grocery store trips, TV time, car rides, long lines, and more.

Books to Celebrate Black History Month
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Books to Celebrate Black History Month

Check out this great list of children's books for Black History Month (and anytime!)

Ready Jet Go! Space Exploration Game
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Ready Jet Go! Space Exploration Game

Explore the planets and fix Sean's Rover in this new Ready Jet Go! space exploration game.

How to Teach Frustration Tolerance to Kids
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How to Teach Frustration Tolerance to Kids

Anger and frustration are powerful emotions. Help kids develop coping strategies to manage frustration.

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.

Thai Vegetable Shrimp Curry Soup
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Thai Vegetable Shrimp Curry Soup

Need a soup recipe for these cold winter days? This healthy Thai curry soup is packed with vegetables and features a handful of shrimp. Yum!

3 Steps to Parenting in the Kitchen
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3 Steps to Parenting in the Kitchen

Getting the whole family involved in meal planning is not only important for nutritional health, but also for emotional health, too.

Sticky Sensory Tracing for Preschoolers
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Sticky Sensory Tracing for Preschoolers

Tracing is a fantastic way for preschoolers to build their confidence as they learn to write. Here's a fun way to practice.

Why Children Still Need to Read (and Draw) Maps
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Why Children Still Need to Read (and Draw) Maps

Maps support spatial thinking by helping children visualize where objects, places, cities & countries are in relation to one another.

Using Gestures to Boost Kids’ Language Skills
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Using Gestures to Boost Kids’ Language Skills

Increasing the number of gestures you use can lead to increased communication skills for your child.

Stretching Exercises for Kids
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Stretching Exercises for Kids

Here are some simple stretches your kids can learn & start doing at home to build the foundation of long-term mobility and strength in their muscles and joints.

Time-outs: Helpful or Harmful to Young Children?
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Time-outs: Helpful or Harmful to Young Children?

Giving your child a break can actually be a positive parenting strategy. The critical factor is the way this break is implemented. Here are some tips.

How to Help Kids with Nightmares
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How to Help Kids with Nightmares

Bad dreams and nightmares are very common in children. Find out how you can help kids cope with nightmares.

Kids & Screens: What Can We Do?
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Kids & Screens: What Can We Do?

The risks of negative effects from excessive screen time on children’s development have been widely discussed, especially its addictive potential.

Not just scribbles
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Not just scribbles

Even before their ABCs, youngsters start to recognize that a written word symbolizes language in a way a drawing doesn’t.

Raise a Child with Healthy Self-Esteem
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Raise a Child with Healthy Self-Esteem

Help your child understand that effort and completion are sometimes just as important as performance.

Getting Your Kids to Listen to You
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Getting Your Kids to Listen to You

Here are five tips to help get your kids to hear what you have to say—before you develop a full-fledged case of laryngitis.

PBS KIDS ROCKS

PBS KIDS ROCKS

PBS KIDS releases music album, “PBS KIDS ROCKS!” featuring 28 songs. “PBS KIDS ROCKS!” and “PBS KIDS: Music for the Holidays” are now available on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and Spotify.

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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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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
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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 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.

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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     Wild Kratts

8:00 am     Nature Cat (M, W)

8:00 am     Curious George (Tu, Th, F)

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.