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PBS KIDS encourages children to interact as respectful citizens in a diverse society. By involving parents, teachers, caregivers and communities as learning partners, PBS KIDS helps to empower children for success in school and in life.

This new animated series introduces keiki ages 3-5 to science, nature and community through the adventures of Elinor, an observant and curious bunny, along with her Animal Town friends Ari, an imaginative bat, and Olive, a perceptive elephant.

This series aims to give children ages 4 to 7 the tools to solve problems by thinking and acting like scientists and igniting their natural curiosity. At this school for budding superheroes, kids learn to master their innate powers, like flying and teleportation, while exploring science along the way. The series also emphasizes social-emotional concepts such as kindness, empathy and commitment to working together to solve problems.

This animated social studies series follows the adventures of three animal friends as they traverse the globe with their parents’ traveling performance troupe, “Circo Fabuloso.” At each of the Circo’s stops, Luna the Moon guides the trio as they get to know the local region and its people. The series is designed to encourage kids ages 4 to 7 to explore and appreciate cultures worldwide, and build global citizenship and social skills.

Follow the adventures of Xavier, his sister Yadina and friend Brad as they tackle everyday problems by doing something extraordinary: traveling back in time to learn from real-life inspirational figures like Marie Curie, Harriet Tubman and Jackie Robinson when they were young. Each adventure shows the connection between the skills that made these historical figures into heroes, helping children discover that they, too, have the potential to change the world.

Feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Molly Mabray is an Alaska Native girl who takes viewers ages 4 to 8 along with her on adventures. With an emphasis on family and intergenerational relationships, the series is grounded in kid-relatable issues, such as meeting new people, mastering a skill and learning how technology aids in communication.

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

This animated series for preschoolers ages 2 to 4 builds on the pioneering PBS series, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Engaging stories about the life of a preschooler are grounded in Fred Rogers’ landmark social-emotional curriculum. Through imagination, creativity and music, Daniel and his friends learn the key social skills necessary for school and for life.

Based on the best-selling books by author-illustrator Victoria Kann, this series follows the adventures of Pinkalicious and her brother Peter. Pinkalicious imagines creative possibilities everywhere she looks. She is an artist at heart, and like most creative people, she sees the world differently from others. Designed for children ages 3 to 5, the series encourages children to engage in the creative arts and self-expression, covering areas such as music, dance and visual arts.

For over 50 years, SESAME STREET has delivered academic and social education that prepares kids for grade school, with base curriculum set by academic research on preschoolers. Episodes focus on music and art and how these tools can be used to develop the whole child, including cognitive, social, emotional and physical attributes.

Based on the best-selling Curious George books by Margret and H. A. Rey, this series expands George’s world to include a host of colorful characters and original locales. The animated stories and coupled with short live-action pieces showing real kids who are investigating the ideas that George introduces, including science, math and engineering.

Join the adventures of Chris and Martin Kratt as they encounter incredible wild animals, combining science education with fun and adventure, while traveling to animal habitats around the globe. Each adventure explores an age-appropriate science concept central to an animal’s life and showcases a never-before-seen wildlife moment. It’s all wrapped up in engaging stories of adventure, mystery, rescue, and the Kratt brothers’ brand of laugh-out-loud-comedy that kids love.

Fred is a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors. Once his human family leaves for the day, Fred transforms into Nature Cat, “backyard explorer extraordinaire.” But there’s one problem: He’s still a house cat with no instincts for nature. Eager and enthusiastic about outside activities, Fred and his animal friends, embark on action-packed adventures that include exciting missions full of nature investigation while inspiring children to go outside and “play the show.”

This live-action series is designed to help kids ages 5 to 8 learn math. The show focuses on the young agents of Odd Squad, an agency whose mission is to come to the rescue whenever something unusual happens. A math concept is embedded in each of their cases, as the Odd Squad team works together to problem-solve and save the day in each episode.

Based on the best-selling children’s books by Marc Brown, this series revolves around Arthur, an eight year-old aardvark, his four year-old sister DW, and their family and friends. ARTHUR is a show about being a kid, exploring the world, finding inner strengths, learning to make choices, and, of course, having fun.

This animated series for 3 to 6 year olds features a curious young T-rex named Buddy who, together with his adopted Pteranodon family, takes the Dinosaur Train to meet, explore, and have adventures with all kinds prehistoric creatures. It encourages basic scientific thinking skills through lessons in natural history and paleontology.

This animated series for 3 to 8 year olds is an introduction to earth science and astronomy, presented in an entertaining and engaging way that can inspire life-long interest. The show is about two neighborhood kids who befriend the new kid on their street: Jet Propulsion, whose family happens to be aliens from Bortron 7.

This animated math-based series for children ages 3 to 5 follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures, solve problems together, and learn foundational math concepts and skills.

Dr. Seuss’ beloved The Cat in the Hat joins six-year-olds best friends Sally and Nick on magical journeys to all corners of the globe, where the natural world becomes their playground. With his two energetic helpers, Thing One and Thing Two, and Fish along for the ride, The Cat makes every outing becomes an unpredictable adventure. The series cultivates positive views about science and scientists and helps families and teachers build communities of young science explorers.

This series features lovable oversized canine Clifford, his human Emily Elizabeth and his dog pals Cleo and T-Bone introducing children to gentle lessons about being part of a community, acceptance and resolving differences.

This series follows Caillou, a 4-year-old boy who delights in the small wonders of the world around him, embellishing everything he sees with his rich imagination. Surrounded by his parents, his little sister, Rosie, and his grandparents and friends, Caillou embarks on adventures, learning new things and having fun.

Mister Rodgers' Neighborhood

Award-winning host Fred Rogers visits neighbors and places to help children learn about the world around them. He talks with young viewers about their feelings as they deal with the challenges and joys of growing and learning. These themes are reinforced in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, where puppets and humans work together to solve problems and help each other


This is the first preschool series where words are truly the stars of the show! Young children are introduced to a colorful, vibrant world of words with the lovable, legible WordFriends: animals whose bodies are made up of the letters that spell the word they are.

This series follows the adventures of mild-mannered fifth grader, Becky Bostford, secretly the superhero WordGirl, who possesses super strength with the added benefit of a colossal vocabulary. She is joined in her adventures by her monkey sidekick, Captain Huggy Face.

The animated adventure series is packed with mystery, humor, and action teaches math concepts in a fun way that kids can understand.

Aimed at viewers ages of four to seven, this series’ educational goal is to teach kids new words. Based on the children’s books by Susan Meddaugh, the series stars Martha, a beloved family dog, who is accidentally fed alphabet soup, which gives her the power of speech and the chance to speak her mind to anyone that will listen.

This series focuses on the adventures of four fairytale friends who transform into reading-powered superheroes: Alpha Pig with Alphabet Power, Wonder Red with Word Power, Princess Presto with Spelling Power, Super Why with the Power to Read. These Super Readers jump into books to find answers to everyday preschool challenges in a brightly-illustrated children’s tales brought to life.

This series promotes children’s natural curiosity about science and explores their “why?” questions in everyday life. It features the energetic and inquisitive five-year-old Sid, who tackles the ideas that preschoolers find fascinating while his friends and family help him find the answers to these questions.