KIDS & FAMILIES


Because You’re Appy

Because You’re Appy

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.

Books for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Books for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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.

Story starters

Story starters

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.

The games we play

The games we play

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.

New year, new kids TV schedule

New year, new kids TV schedule

On Monday, January 1, you’ll see a brand-new kids programming schedule on KET, KET2, and KET PBS KIDS channels. Download the new schedule.