Our Winning Stories
Wow! It was tough to choose among so many wonderful stories sent to KET for the 2013 KET Young Writers Contest. KET is proud to present our first, second, and third-place stories for you to enjoy. Read Stories
PBS and Summer Learning:
Letters on Sesame Street
Turn to PBS KIDS this summer for programs that will inspire your children to explore and learn. Each week features special episodes from a different PBS KIDS series. Coming up next is "Literacy Quest Week" on Sesame Street, featuring Big A, a quest for the letter Y, a song for the letter G, and more. • Monday-Friday, June 17-21 at 10/9 am CT on KET
Summer Reading Challenge
As the national "Ambassador of Summer Reading," WordGirl is challenging kids to read every day this summer through Scholasticís Summer Challenge.™ The free online reading program allows kids to log their reading minutes to earn rewards—and help set a new 2013 world record for summer reading. Last year's record was 95,859,491 minutes.
Take the Challenge!
Hey Parents! Check out PBS Parents Bookfinder to find great summer reading for your child.
Advice for Parents from PBS
Parents are their child's first and best teacher. PBSParents.org is your trusted resource for information on child development and early learning. It also serves as a parent's window to the world of PBS KIDS, offering access to games and activities inspired by PBS KIDS programs. Check out Crafts for Kids, plus so much more:
Family Friendly Videos on New YouTube Channel
PBS dug deep into YouTube and discovered the most awesome videos to share with you and your family. Each playlist focuses on a fun theme such as construction, ABC songs, airplanes, and baby animals. New playlists are added every week. If you like what you see, please subscribe to PBS Parents Picks on YouTube!
Free Math Games from PBS
The new PBS Kids Lab offers 40 new cross-platform games that help children ages 2-8 build math skills. The games—all of which have been tested in classrooms—engage children with new technology like webcams and microphones, making use of body movement and sound.