School’s Closed? We’ve got you covered.
If you’re a parent or caregiver with a young child at home as a result of school or daycare closures, we’re here to help!
On air, WFYI continues to broadcasting educational content for grades K-12 on our three primary broadcast channels. For more details and program information, check out our broadcast schedules.
Use our At-Home Broadcast Guide to find infomration about airtimes, grade levels, and subject areas of WFYI programming.
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In addition to our on-air educational programming, WFYI and PBS offer countless high-quality and FREE educational resources for grades K-12.
PBS LearningMedia is a free resource for PreK-12 educators that supports distance learning, and includes tips to help explain the virus and promote healthy habits.
PBS LearningMedia’s Full-Time Kid Collection
Get creative with DIY science experiments, homemade bird feeder tutorials and tips on mastering card tricks.
Find FREE educational games, videos, hands-on activities and more from your favorite PBS KIDS programs. Resources are appropriate for ages 3-8.
PBS Apps and Games
Find educational apps from your favorite PBS KIDS programs. Resources are appropriate for ages 3-8.
PBS KIDS for Parents
Offers information, activities and tips for parents and caregivers, including a guide on how to talk to kids about coronavirus. Resources are appropriate for ages 2-8.
This 56-minute documentary captures the remarkable legacy of Eva Mozes Kor. It shows the power for good that one dedicated person can have.
Download the Educator's Guide for lesson plans surrounding 12 themes from the film, including tips for fostering discussion.
Bright by Text
Bright by Text is a text messaging service for parents and caregivers of newborn children through age five. It provides developmentally appropriate information, activities, and more from trusted national and local resources. Text WFYI to 274448, or sign-up online, to get started.
This collection of media based resources around American Experience includes photos, videos, interactive content, documents and audio for a range of grade levels.
The Caring for Each Other initiative has introduced brand new content from “Sesame Street” and streets around the world, as well as a rich array of free, online resources to support children and families.
Meet the Helpers
It can be a scary time for families as normal routines are disrupted due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This is a great time to talk to children about what is happening, and empower them to be helpers to keep each other healthy.
Developed for use in middle and high school classrooms, Mission US engages students in the study of transformational moments in American history. Each mission consists of an interactive game and a set of curriculum materials that are aligned to national standards and feature document-based activities.
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