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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.

Use this At-Home Episode Reflection Guide (Spanish) and PBS KIDS Conversation Cards to engage children as they watch PBS programming.
 

Sign-Up for PBS KIDS NewsletterLooking for more ways to learn and play with your kids while they are home from school? Sign up for the PBS KIDS Daily Newsletter.

 

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
    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 CollectionFull Time Kid
    Get creative with DIY science experiments, homemade bird feeder tutorials and tips on mastering card tricks.
     
  • PBS KIDS
    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.
     
  • Eva: A-7063
    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.
     
  • American Experience
    This collection of media based resources around American Experience includes photos, videos, interactive content, documents and audio for a range of grade levels.
     
  • Sesame Street
    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 HelpersMeet 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.
     
  • Mission US
    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.

We know this is a challenging time for many, and we’re committed to bringing you information you can trust no matter what is going on in the world.

WFYI news has the latest updates on COVID-19 in our community, and you can stream 90.1 WFYI Public Radio anytime for free.