WHYY Brings the Classroom Home

Schools are closed and families are staying home to stay healthy. WHYY has free resources and activities that can make the day-to-day easier for kids, parents, and teachers!

From entertaining yet educational broadcasts on WHYY-TV 12 and the WHYY PBS Kids 24/7 Channel to online training and lesson plans, we’ve stepped up our efforts to spark excitement and drive learning outside of the classroom.

There’s something for curious minds of all ages on WHYY, where you go to know!

More PBS Kids shows added to WHYY-TV 12

WHYY has expanded our lineup of children’s programming for Pre-K to 2nd Grade students on our main channel from 6AM to 6PM! Half of our broadcast day is now dedicated to educating and entertaining curious young minds in our region.

View the schedule.

Free over the air on channel 12.1. Also on Comcast 812 and Fios 512.

More programs for grades 3 to 12 on Y2

View the schedule (with links to free educational resources):

Week of March 30 – April 3 [pdf]

Free over the air on channel 12.2. Also on Comcast 257 and Fios 474.

The PBS Kids 24/7 Channel is always available on 12.3

Smart, safe TV parents trust and kids love – anytime!

View the schedule.

Free over the air on channel 12.3. Also on Comcast 258 and Fios 473.

Free teaching resources from PBS LearningMedia

Learning and teaching at home can seem overwhelming at first. You’ll find free, interactive, standards-aligned videos, lesson plans, interactive tools, and activities at PBSlearningmedia.org! From social studies to language arts to engineering, PBS has curated lots of resources. Here’s a great place to start.

Fun, digital learning resources from PBS Kids

You can find games, activities and videos designed for Pre-K through Grade 2 at PBSkids.org or the PBSKids app. It’s safe, smart content for kids to explore and enjoy.

Sesame Street in Communities

From the team who brings you Sesame Street come great activities and resources for families coping with the pandemic.

Learning for Grown-Ups

It almost goes without saying, but WHYY is still here for you on-air and online, where and when you need us. Get the latest local and national news on WHYY-FM 90.9 or WHYY.org, and turn to PBS NewsHour, NOVA, Frontline, and more on WHYY-TV 12.

Public media is a people-powered movement, here to connect and inform our community. Even as we practice social distancing, we’re all in this together. Stay healthy…and curious!

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