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PBS recently launched the first-ever PBS KIDS toy line of preschool toys designed to extend off-screen learning. This move into the toy aisle furthers PBS’ transmedia mission, reaching children across all platforms – on-air, online, on mobile devices in classrooms, and through creative play.  The toys are exclusively available online at a newly launched PBS KIDS Shop, PBSKIDSshop.com, until early fall, when they will become available at additional online and in-store retailers as well.


WXEL KIDS!  Let's have some FUN!

PBS KIDS is a great site that will help children learn about the world in a lighthearted manner. The website is interactive and will keep children busy and entertained with music, games and coloring, too!   PBS KIDS is the place for shows likeClifford, Dragon Tales, Sesame Street, Barney andTeletubbies.  On most local stations, PBS KIDS preschool programs air in the morning hours — check WXEL's TV Scheduleto see what time your favorites are on the air. 

PBS KIDS GO! is PBS's place for older kids — kids who like to play games, solve puzzles, share their own stories and much more. PBS KIDS GO! is on TV weekday afternoons and is the place to find Arthur, Cyberchase, Maya & Miguel and Fetch! with Ruff Ruffmanas well as our new show, Word Girl.

PBS KIDS PLAY! is a personalized learning service for kids ages 3 to 6 that is designed to enhance school readiness. PLAY! offers all-new educational games that adjust in difficulty based on each child’s skill level. It also features easy-to-use parental tools which enables parents to track their child’s learning progress - and more! 

PBS KIDS Share A Story... where kids are sharing stories with their friends and families everyday. You can do it too!  Tell a story to a friend. Rhyme a story with your brother or sister. Sing a story with mom and dad. Or just draw a story for someone special.

Sprout Online is the website for preschoolers and their families to share together... With coloring pages, games craft ideas, fun activities and more that feature all of your favorite Sprout friends!


WXEL Highlights Kids Programming


Dr. Seuss’s Cat Tosses his hat into the television ring with the PBS KIDS® premiere of THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT!  The World’s Most Beloved Cat Will Whisk Preschoolers Off on a Voyage of Scientific Discovery for the First Time Ever as an Animated TV Series on PBS KIDS in Fall 2010!  Award-Winning Actor Martin Short to Voice The Cat.  Read more...

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