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At-Home Learning Family Resources

These are difficult times for many families, and we hope the programs and resources we provide will make this an educational period for your children, and hopefully make things a little easier for you.

As part of the public media mission to ensure all kids have access to continued free educational resources at home, WUCF has broadcast programming and accompanying digital resources to support standards-based learning at home.

Learning and Family Engagement Resources

Throughout this page, find resources to complement our At-Home Learning on-air programming with learning and family engagement ideas beyond the screen.

PBS Learning Media

PBS LearningMedia is a valuable tool for parents to help their children continue learning at home. This free digital platform provides access to over 30,000 standards-aligned educational videos, interactive lessons and lesson plans for PreK-12. Thanks to over 200 national partners, we are also able to offer digital content from the Library of Congress, National Archives, NASA and more! Register for a free account to align the resources to our state standards.

Brief tutorials on PBS LearningMedia to help you get started:

  • English- Learn about resources, top features and tips for finding content to enhance student learning.
  • en Español - Este video es una introducción a los recursos de PBS Learning Media en español para padres y maestros.

PBS KIDS for Parents

PBS KIDS for Parents offers information from articles like Schools Closed? How to Make a New Home Routine to a Learn & Grow Milestone resource to get age-by-age tips and activities for every stage of development. All content is created by expert educators and child development professionals and vetted by PBS.

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Meet the Helpers

Help your kids understand COVID-19 while empowering them to be helpers and keep each other healthy with Meet The Helpers! This site includes video clips, articles and tips on how best to tackle this difficult topic with your younger children. Ages 3 – 8.

Preschool Resource Page

Our Early Learning Resource page is just for early learners! Download WUCF’s On My Way to K toolkit (PDF) to help keep your child on track developing the essential development skills needed for kindergarten readiness through strategies, television and mobile resources, and offline activities to support learning away from the screen. Access weekly activity calendars featuring one standards-based enrichment activity each day for you to do with your child and ensure they keep learning while preschools are closed. Ages 3-5.

PBS KIDS App

Free learning games that encourage children to engage in skills related to science, math, creativity and more in gameplay alongside their favorite PBS KIDS characters! Ages 2-8.

Check out the PBS KIDS App page for a complete list.

PBS Video App

The free PBS KIDS Video app gives students access to thousands of free videos, including full episodes and clips from top PBS KIDS series. Ages 2-8.

PBS KIDS Read-Alongs
Watch PBS KIDS Read-Alongs with Michelle Obama, Chris Kratt, Marc Brown (author of the Arthur series) and more. Then have fun with your child as you do one of our suggested activities related to the story!

This Week's At-Home Learning Schedule

WUCF is broadcasting a week-day Learn At-Home schedule with programming targeted towards different school-age groups. Click the image below to see the annotated schedule.

Click here to download the at-home reflection exercise and have your child answer these questions after program viewing.

Planning ahead? View next week's schedule now! (August 3 - 7)

WUCF PBS Kids 24/7 channel will continue with PBS KIDS favorites for our youngest viewers. Click here to take a look at how each PBS Kids show is tied to an essential learning goal.

View the WUCF TV and WUCF PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel schedule here.

To learn more about Bright By Text, click here.