PBS Kids TV

PBS Kids has excellent family programming. Filled with hilarious characters, great social lessons, and some skill-building for the younger set, these shows offer great educational content -- with limited commercials -- which is something we love for our kids. For more top picks for the preschool set, check out our Educational TV Shows and Best Preschool TV lists, and to really pack in the benefits, watch a top-rated show alongside your kid!

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Angelina Ballerina

age 3+

A little mouse dreams big -- OK for all ages.

Network: Sprout (2002)
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The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That

age 3+

Funny feline makes natural science fun for kids.

Network: PBS Kids (2010)
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Clifford the Big Red Dog

age 3+

Favorite canine returns in exceptional series reboot.

Network: PBS Kids, Amazon Prime Video (2019)
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Curious George

age 3+

Notorious monkey amuses and teaches preschoolers.

Network: PBS Kids (2006)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Won't You Sing Along With Me?

age 3+

Reassuring special is the perfect little-kid COVID primer.

Network: PBS Kids (2020)
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PBS KIDS Talk About: Race and Racism

age 3+

Fabulous special helps young kids confront, discuss racism.

Network: PBS Kids, PBS Kids. Online, YouTube (2020)
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Peg + Cat

age 3+

Spunky girl's math skills solve problems, teach lessons.

Network: PBS Kids (2013)
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Splash and Bubbles

age 3+

Friendly fish introduce preschoolers to ocean science.

Network: PBS Kids (2016)
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Super WHY!

age 3+

Young heroes' adventures build reading skills.

Network: PBS Kids (2007)
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WordWorld

age 3+

Words come to life in delightful preschool series.

Network: PBS Kids (2007)
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Let's Go, Luna!

age 4+

Engaging series teaches kids about world cultures.

Network: PBS Kids (2018)
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Martha Speaks

age 4+

Chatty canine's vocab lessons are fun for kids.

Network: PBS Kids (2008)
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Pinkalicious & Peterrific

age 4+

Spunky book heroine continues to delight in animated show.

Network: PBS Kids (2018)
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Sid the Science Kid

age 4+

Boy's queries get kids curious about the world.

Network: PBS Kids (2008)
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An Arthur Thanksgiving

age 5+

Arthur celebrates community in charming holiday special.

Network: PBS Kids (2020)
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Elinor Wonders Why

age 5+

Eager preschoolers' curiosity yields learning opportunities.

Network: PBS Kids (2020)
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Fetch!

age 5+

Reality/game show for kids is fun and educational.

Network: PBS Kids (2006)
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Hero Elementary

age 5+

Helpful friends use skills and science to solve problems.

Network: PBS Kids (2020)
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Molly of Denali

age 5+

Alaska Native character's adventures celebrate heritage.

Network: PBS Kids (2019)
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Nature Cat

age 5+

House cat's adventures inspire kids to get out and play.

Network: PBS Kids (2015)
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