Detroit PBS KIDS Education

At-Home Learning for All Ages

Learning at Home During the COVID-19 Crisis

At-Home Learning - A Michigan Public Media PartnershipEffective Monday, March 30, 2020, Detroit Public TV is responding to the learning needs of families with children at home as a result of Michigan schools being closed because of the COVID-19 crisis by adjusting its entire daytime programming schedule.

From 7a until 6p Monday through Friday, DPTV will offer blocks of programming geared to specific age groups – early childhoodmiddle school and high school – on its main broadcast channel (56.1), as part of a collaboration with Michigan’s public television stations and the national PBS system.

Educational Resources

Detroit PBS KIDS builds on the PBS tradition to reach young people in new ways, extend lifelong learning for adults and setting the standard for helping kids become ready to learn. From new parent support through graduation and beyond, Detroit PBS KIDS is a trusted partner and valuable resource for educators, parents and children.

Parent / Caregiver

Check out these education resources for parents & families.

Educator

Valuable resources for teachers, administrators & educators.

In the Community

Learn how Detroit PBS KIDS is working in your community.

Featured Resources

Pre-School U

Pre-School U

Pre-School U is based on the internationally recognized Five Domains of School Readiness. It provides ideas for fun everyday activities to do with your child to prepare for school.

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Preschool Matters!

Preschool Matters

A series of videos that explains the benefits of preschool – from healthy brain development to future earning potential. Available in three languages: EnglishArabic, and Spanish.

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Early Childhood Educator Tips for Parents

Educator Tips for Preschool Parents

Videos by educators for parents that offer helpful suggestions to get make sure your child is ready for school. Funded by The Kresge Foundation.

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Virtual Field Trips

DIA Virtual Fieldtrip

DIA Virtual Fieldtrip

Learn the science of art conservation. Go behind-the-scenes at the Detroit Institute of Arts with Detroit Public TV Virtual Fieldtrip and go where no one has ever gone before!

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Winged Creatures 360º Virtual Fieldtrip

DPTV, the Detroit Zoological Society, Leslie Science & Nature Center, and the Organization for Bat Conservation explored winged creatures!

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Great Lakes Now Virtual Fieldtrip

Learn more about the importance of coastal wetlands, the danger of algal blooms and a deep dive into lake sturgeon.

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