WMHT Family Resources

Raising and educating a child is a challenge, and WMHT can help. Using the latest research as our guide, WMHT children's programs are designed to address the educational, social and emotional needs of children in specific, narrowly-targeted age groups. Explore our list of age-appropriate children's television programs below (the American Academy of Pediatrics urges parents to avoid television viewing for children under the age of two). Or, learn more about children and media.

Click here for the latest WMHT Family News.

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.

PBS Learning MediaPBS Learning Media

PBS Learning Media has 30,000+ resources to help your student with homework and out of school activities.

Ready to Learn | It All Adds Up

It All Adds Up

'It All Adds Up' is a local effort to help Capital Region-area families build kids’ math skills. Through this effort, WMHT aims to boost math learning at home – and everywhere – by providing resources for kids and parents. Click here to get more information about the 'It All Adds Up' effort.

Click here for activity sheets designed to help kids with math.

Ready To Learn

Ready To Learn

WMHT's Ready To Learn aims to strengthen early literacy skills and 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.

Learn more about Healthy Smiles

Healthy Smiles

Dental health is essential to your overall well-being. 'Healthy Smiles' provides information, tips and techniques to improve oral health care for yourself and your family.

Visit PBS Kids Lab online

PBS Kids Lab

PBS KIDS is always working on something new! Be among the very first to see what's new with beloved characters like Curious George, the Cat in the Hat, Sid the Science Kid and more at PBS KIDS LAB. Find lots of activities for at home and in the classroom. En espanol.

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.


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.

Crafts for Kids

DIY Nebula Jar

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Reading Rockets

"Pokémon GO" Heats Up Summer: A Great Op for Librarians to Promote Accessible Pokémon Books

Pokémon GO, the mobile game for smartphones, is so popular that daily usage data from SimilarWeb show it beats popular services like Twitter, NetFlix, and Spotify...

Kids' TV Schedule

Kids TV Schedule

Sesame Street Season 45

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