Educational Resources

To serve the thousands of Kansas students who are out of school at this time, Smoky Hills PBS provides students, their families, and educators with the resources needed to continue learning while away from the physical classroom. Smoky Hills PBS’ mission is to provide learning opportunities for every child, especially those at risk, whenever and wherever they access media. Smoky Hills PBS will dedicate specific blocks of airtime for pre-K through 12th grade as follows:

7:30 am - Pre K – 2nd

9:00 am - Grades 3rd – 5th

11:00 am - Grades 6th – 8th

1:00 pm - Grades 9th – 12th

Smoky Hills PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel

The Smoky Hills PBS KIDS channel is available 24 hours a day seven days a week with kids’ favorite shows -- Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Arthur, Pinkalicious and Peterrific, Wild Kratts, Odd Squad and many others.

PBS KIDS 24/7 channel offers anytime access to trusted educational series for kids ages 2-8. (check local listings).

The programming also can be accessed on Smoky Hills PBS website and on the FREE PBS KIDS app, available for free on a wide range of platforms.


The PBS KIDS Games app has nearly 200 educational games, which can be downloaded for offline play anytime, anywhere.

Learn more about this and PBS KIDS’ other apps at pbskids.org/apps


PBS KIDS for Parents is a robust website with information, activities and tips for parents, including resources for talking with kids about coronavirus, encouraging healthy habits, managing worried feelings and supporting playful learning at home. Also offered is a weekday newsletter that offers activities and tips you can use to help kids play and learn at home.


As teachers, students, and families deal with school closures, PBS LearningMediahas a special collection of resources organized by grade and subject area. Find videos, lesson plans, and activities that support learning at home.

Create a free account to save and organize content.


PBS for central and western Kansas