Best PBS Kids Apps and Websites

PBS products are the gold standard when it comes to kids' content, and their apps and websites are no different. Not only do they feature characters your kids love, but they also contain learning experiences that are fun -- and safe. With so many iffy, not-so-educational apps out there, it's great to be able to choose from these excellent -- and often free -- apps and sites. Even better, once you download many of the app, you don't need wi-fi for your kid to play them! Whether they're learning the ABCs and 123s or the basics of coding, kids will have a blast playing these educational picks with their favorite TV friends.

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PBS Kids Go! Video Website Poster Image
PBS puts preschool shows online.
URL: http://pbskids.org/go/video/
(2009)
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Daniel Tiger's Day and Night App Poster Image
Friendly tiger helps kids with morning, evening routines.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
(2013)
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Daniel Tiger for Parents App Poster Image
Grr-ific songs and videos in two languages.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
(2017)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Play at Home with Daniel App Poster Image
Simple game gets kids talking about everyday activities.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
(2012)
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Daniel Tiger's Storybooks App Poster Image
Learn little life lessons with beloved friends.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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PBS Parents Play & Learn App Poster Image
Parent app offers great ideas for interacting with tots.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
(2014)
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PBS Kids Games App Poster Image
Free fun with familiar characters and learning games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
(2018)
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PBS KIDS Video App Poster Image
TV show clips in easy-to-navigate app for young kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
(2012)
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Play and Learn Engineering App Poster Image
Super-simplified STEM games are best for young kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2020)
(2020)
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Play and Learn Science App Poster Image
Preschoolers and parents explore science on- and offscreen.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2018)
(2018)
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Super Why! ABC Adventures App Poster Image
Nice collection of short mini-games with good feedback.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
(2012)
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The Cat in the Hat Builds That App Poster Image
Upbeat feline offers fun STEM exploration on- and offscreen.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
(2018)
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The Cat in the Hat Invents App Poster Image
Try out basic STEM skills with notoriously wacky cat.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
(2020)
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Dinosaur Train Classic in the Jurassic, Jr.! App Poster Image
Three fun games get show's fans thinking mathematically.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
(2013)
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Jet's Bot Builder: Robot Games App Poster Image
Build robots and more in challenging space puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
(2019)
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Molly of Denali: Learning App App Poster Image
Explore Alaska Native culture and more with TV character.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2021)
(2020)
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PBS Kids Website Poster Image
Simple and safe; a great first site for preschoolers.
URL: http://www.pbskids.org
(2007)
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Arthur Website Poster Image
One of the internet's best offerings for kids.
URL: http://pbskids.org/arthur/index.html
(2004)
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Nature Cat's Great Outdoors App Poster Image
Multitool TV tie-in for capturing outdoor adventures.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
(2016)
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Wild Kratts Creature Power App Poster Image
Cool facts, easy games best suited for younger Kratts fans.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
(2014)
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Cyberchase Shape Quest! App Poster Image
Hours of shape and puzzle fun with a PBS Kids favorite.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
(2017)
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FETCH! LUNCH RUSH App Poster Image
Novel PBS Kids app takes game off screen and into room.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2014)
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Oh Noah! Website Poster Image
Learn Spanish along with title character, mistakes and all.
URL: http://pbskids.org/noah/index.html
(2012)
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PBS KIDS ScratchJr App Poster Image
Create with coding blocks and a mash-up of characters.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
(2015)
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Ready Jet Go! Space Explorer App Poster Image
Tricky navigation, but super cool to match to actual sky.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2016)
(2016)
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Wild Kratts Creature Math App Poster Image
Kids build habitats, practice math with fun PBS characters.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
(2013)
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Plum's Photo Hunt App Poster Image
Fun nature missions get kids outside; safe sharing options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Wild Kratts World Adventure App Poster Image
Challenging games unlock creature facts and cool activities.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
(2014)
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Cyberchase 3D Builder App Poster Image
Kids turn 2D shapes into 3D buildings in fun geometry app.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
(2014)
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