KIDS & FAMILIES
PBS KIDS apps use your kids' favorite PBS characters to entertain and educate them! The new Play and Learn Science app, for example, lets kids play with shadows, control the weather, roll and slide objects down a ramp, and more – all while building science inquiry skills and learning core science concepts.
This Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Explore this book list that includes children’s books about Dr. King, fiction and nonfiction books about ordinary people who stand up for what’s right, and stories about helping others and giving back.
Each year, KET invites kids in kindergarten through third grade to submit illustrated stories, kids in fourth and fifth grades to submit short stories, and kids in sixth through eighth grades to submit their poetry. The contest begins January 1, and the deadline to enter is March 30.
Kids complaining that there’s nothing to do? Humbug! Check out your kids’ favorite characters in these wintry PBS KIDS games, including Sid the Science Kid in “Snowflake Match”; The Cat in the Hat in “Freeze Your Knees, Follow Me Please,” Nature Cat in “Fine Feathered Feast,” and more.