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WMHT Family Resources

Raising and educating a child is an adventure and WMHT is here to help you along the way. Our programs are designed to address the educational, social, and emotional needs of children. Explore helpful resources below including Ready to Learn games and activities, PBS Kids Apps, and PBS Kids Video.

Click here to learn more about children and media.

PBS LearningMedia New York

PBS LearningMedia New York

Extensive resources for students of all ages.

Common Core Curriculum & Assessments

Common Core Curriculum & Assessments

Learn more about the Common Core Standards and the upcoming Grade 3-8 state assessments in English language arts and math.

Ready To Learn

Ready To Learn

Strengthening early literacy skills to prepare children for success in school.

PBS Parents

PBS Parents

Explore PBS parenting resources and tips on raising children, planning birthday parties & kids activities.

Sesame Street Tool Kits

Sesame Street Resources for Families & Caregivers

As parents, grandparents and caregivers, we want to help our children and make sense of the words and imagery they are seeing on TV and other media. Sesame Street has put together a packet of materials in hopes of helping families cope with these issues. Those materials, available here (as a pdf), are free for you to download.  

Check out all the free Sesame Street Tool Kits here.

Nutrition TipsNutrition Tips for Families

Visit our Nutrition Tips page for helpful suggestions on healthy cooking and eating for families with kids by Senior Nutritionist Ellie Wilson offers.

Arthur

Kids' Program Descriptions & Schedule

For a quick overview of the educational goals of the programs below, along with a one-sheet printable schedule of WMHT children's programs, click here.

Family News

The Diary of Anne Frank: Character Change Lesson

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Looking for Summer Reading ideas for kids? 'The Diary of Anne Frank' is an ideal choice.

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Curious George | Back to the Jungle!

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Watch June and July on WMHT-TV | When Curious George is asked to take part in a very important space mission, a little monkeying around forces him to crash-land in Africa.

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Swimming with Sea Cows

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Did you know that when Columbus first saw manatees, he thought they were mermaids?

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National Ice Cream Month

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Inspire your child's inner chemist with this “60 Second Science” video and activity!

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Can You Cook a S'more Without Fire or Electricity?

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Find out with a little help from the Science U team in this activity from Penn State and WPSU!

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Stories and Art in the Park 2017

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Join WMHT, Albany Barn, the Albany Public Library, and the City of Albany for Stories and Art in the Park this summer!

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PBS Kids Announces New Series: Pinkalicious & Peterrific

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New PBS Kids series Pinkalicious & Peteriffic will premiere February 19, 2018 on WMHT.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood | Tiger Family Trip

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Buckle up for an all-new DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD one-hour special when “Tiger Family Trip” premieres Monday, May 8, on WMHT PBS Kids.

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Curious George Swings into Spring!

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​Watch March 2017 on WMHT-TV | Join America’s favorite monkey for a PBS KIDS Curious George special.

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WMHT launches 24/7 PBS Kids channel, expanding access to the #1 children's educational media brand on TV and digital platforms

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WMHT, a trusted provider of educational media for children in Eastern New York and Western New England, has launched WMHT PBS KIDS on Digital TV 17.4, Verizon Fios Channel 12, Midtel Channel 161 and Comcast Channel 326 with additional channel locations, including Time Warner, launching February 14, 2017.

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Crafts for Kids

DIY Nebula Jar

A nebula is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases. Open up a discussion with your [...

Reading Rockets

Summer Harvest

How was your summer? Like most summers, it went by way too quickly for me. But there are a couple of things I think will be helpful to do to preserve this summer’s...

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