Kids
Air Date: Monday, June 1

Hero Elementary Series Premiere

This new series takes viewers into a school for budding superheroes, where kids learn to master their innate powers, like flying and teleportation, while exploring science.

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At-Home Learning

Watch MPT’s new At-Home Learning weekday broadcast and browse our Parent & Family toolkit for playful learning activities to help children watch, play and learn at home.

Thinkport Picks

We know the next several weeks, and months, will be challenging as school, work, and social schedules are disrupted. MPT, along with PBS and the entire public media network, is working around the clock to support you as we all navigate these changes. Count on MPT to always provide access to high-quality, educationally-based programming for your family. Anytime and anywhere – on-air, online, and on our free mobile app.

Look to our education website, Thinkport.org, to find safe, adult-led activities for young children, and independent student learning resources for students in grades PreK-12.

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Learning Resources

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

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Daily Activities Calendar

Find fun, daily activities and crafts to do with your children using items in your home and a few basic supplies.

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PreK-12 Resources for Emergency Closings

We’ve curated a list of some of our best content to teach this spring and organized it by grade and subject area. Find videos, activities, and more to support learning at home.

Additional Resources

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Nature as Stress Relief for Kids

Playing in nature has a number of benefits for children. No matter where you live, here are some ways to reduce stress and anxiety by going outside.

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NEW - Play and Learn Engineering App

With the new PBS KIDS Play and Learn Engineering app, kids can design machines, build towers with robots and problem-solve through an obstacle course while exploring STEM concepts.

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Thank You Neighbors Playlist

Learn about the people that make your community special! This PBS KIDS playlist is packed with songs and stories from your favorite TV shows

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Read-Along with PBS KIDS

Along with story-time of a beloved book, each PBS KIDS Read-Along is designed to encourage engagement among families with activity ideas and questions that spark conversation.

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Host Storytime at Home

Though it may be an audience of one, your storytime at home can be just as engaging and interactive as the ones your child has enjoyed at school, the library, or a bookstore.

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Encouraging Optimism in Children

Pessimistic children see negative events as evidence that they’re doomed, while optimistic children see them as temporary setbacks. Here are some ways to ease your child to optimis

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Write A Secret Message

In this activity, your spy kids can practice math, spelling and writing skills while creating a secret message for a loved one!

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Virtual Field Trip

Time to explore! Learn how your family can go on a virtual field trip and learn something new along the way. Tally Ho!

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Camp Time Game

Bring the outdoors inside today and have an interactive camping adventure right in the comfort of your home! Play along with the Cat in the Hat as he sets up his own campsite.

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Dog Tales for the Dog Days of Summer

The long, hot days of August are often called dog days, but dog days can be any time you read about the canine adventures of man’s best friend.

MEET THE HELPERS

MEET THE HELPERS is a public media initiative designed to introduce children to community helpers and practice emergency preparedness.

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Preschool Learning at Home

Preschoolers learn best through exploring, using all of their senses to understand their world. Here are some resources to support your child's early learning.

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Germs Germs Go Away

"Germs, Germs Go Away. Don't come back any day" Use these tips from Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood to keep germs away by washing hands and coughing into your elbow.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Corona Virus

With Coronavirus being a concern for grownups, kids might also be worrying. Here is how to talk about COVID-19 with your young children & ways to practice healthy habits.

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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.

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Sign Up for the PBS KIDS Daily Newsletter

As schools across the country are closed due to COVID-19, PBS KIDS is here to help. New weekday newsletter offers activities & tips to help kids play & learn at home.

PBS KIDS Lab

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