Children can continue their education while they are spending time inside thanks to programs offered by PBS.

PBS is helping to keep kids and families engaged with a collection of resources. PBS Kids offers a 24-7 channel with access to educational series for kids ages 2-8 (check local listings). Also check out these digital tools:

  • PBS KIDS Video: Available on mobile, tablet and connected TV devices, PBS KIDS offers on-demand educational videos and a livestream of the PBS KIDS 24-7 channel. No subscription is required.
  • PBS KIDS Games app: Offers nearly 200 educational games, which can be downloaded for offline play anytime.
  • PBS KIDS for Parents: A website filled with information, activities and tips for parents, including resources for talking with kids about coronavirus, encouraging healthy habits, managing worried feelings and supporting playful learning at home.
  • PBS KIDS Daily Newsletter: A new weekday newsletter with videos, games, related offline activities and tips parents can use to keep their children playing and learning at home. Sign up here.

Reading resources

PBS also offers helpful tips for parents with a series of articles. There’s information on setting an at-home school routine, how to talk to your kids about the coronavirus and making the most out of video chats with children.