PBS Kids Resources
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RESOURCES FOR KIDS
The PBS KIDS Channel (8.5/31.5) offers all-day access to trusted educational series for kids ages 2-8.
The PBS KIDS Video app is available on mobile, tablet and connected TV devices and offers on-demand educational videos and a live stream of the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel. No subscription required.
The PBS KIDS Games app offers nearly 200 educational games, which can be downloaded for offline play anytime, anywhere. Learn more about these and PBS KIDS’ other apps here.
When School Is Closed: Resources to Keep Kids Learning at Home
MEET THE HELPERS is a public media initiative designed to introduce children to community helpers and practice emergency preparedness. Research has shown that introducing children to community helpers in a safe and fun environment can help them react better during times of crisis. Explore the video series and learn how you can use it in your home, school or community.
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS
PBS KIDS for Parents offers information, activities, and tips for parents and caregivers, including this resource on How to talk to your kids about coronavirus and 10 tips for talking about COVID-19 with your kids
A daily PBS KIDS newsletter is available for parents and caregivers, offering content, activities, and tips for parents to keep your kids learning and entertained if they are home from school.
Daniel Tiger for Parents App The Daniel Tiger for Parents app empowers parents and caregivers with songs and videos from the hit PBS KIDS series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.
PBS North is devoting 10:30am-3:30pm every weekday to broadcast shows that will provide at-home learning opportunities for grades 6-12. Every program will have associated educational assets at PBS Learning Media. View Schedule
RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS
PBS LearningMedia is a free resource for PreK-12 educators that supports distance learning and provides resources to help explain the virus and promote healthy habits. Learn more.
Distance Learning with PBS LearningMedia
Weekdays, at 10:30 AM EDT or 6:30 PM EDT
• KQED is hosting 15-minute webinars to help teachers get started using PBS LearningMedia. It is open to teachers across the US.
NOVA’s Polar Lab sends students on an interactive quest to see how the North and South poles are key to understanding Earth’s climate. Three missions to play feature minigames, 360 videos, & more.
Pre K-12 Resources for Emergency Closings
As teachers, students, and families deal with school closures, PBS LearningMedia producers and educators have come together to curate a special collection of resources organized by grade and subject area. Find videos, lesson plans, and activities that support learning at home. Create a free account to save and organize content.
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