WXXI Kids - Specials

WXXI Kids specials that are sure to be a hit for our young viewers. For online fun, visit wxxi.org/kids and WXXI Education. Join us on Facebook at: WXXI Kids 

Coming Up

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 6:00am
WXXI/PBS KIDS offers FREE, fun and educational content, tools and events for families this summer!
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 6:00am
Nature Trackers we're kicking off the Nature Trackers Summer Challenge! Participate in 10 weeks of nature tracker challenges from Dinosaur Train!  Get started!  
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 11:00am
Celebrate Summer Learning with WXXI, PBS KIDS, and Central Library! Come play at Exploration Stations in the Children’s Center of the Central Library. Do fun hands-on activities and keep the learning going all summer long!
Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
Everyone's favorite blue engine is coming to Frontier Field for a Red Wings game!

Ongoing

Wondering what to do with your child today? Whether you’re at home, at school, or out running errands, use the Learning Activity Calendar to find fun, simple ways to make reading a part of your everyday life.

Recently

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 6:00am
WXXI/PBS KIDS offers FREE, fun and educational content, tools and events for families this summer!
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 11:15am
Kids and families will enjoy this fun-filled day of music by Mr. Steve and a baseball game!
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 4:30pm
Odd Squad has an all-new one-hour special to kick off season 2: Odd Squad: Agents of Change on WXXI-TV.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 6:30pm
Join Emily Elizabeth and all her friends as they learn to support each other even when things seem frightening.
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 12:00pm
This week’s Stage Notes is sure to be animated
Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 9:30am
SUPER WHY fans -- join us for breakfast with the star of the hit PBS Kids series!
Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 10:00am
April is Autism Awareness Month and WXXI is proud to host two sensory-sensitive screenings of a brand-new episode of The Jim Henson Company’s Dinosaur Train.
Monday, February 15, 2016 - 4:00pm
READY JET GO! is a new PBS KIDS earth science and astronomy series for children ages 3-8.
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 12:00pm
This week’s Stage Notes is sure to be animated
Monday, January 18, 2016 - 8:00am
PBS KIDS new series NATURE CAT follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors. In each episode, once his family leaves for the day, Fred transforms into Nature Cat, “backyard explorer extraordinaire.”
Sunday, December 27, 2015 - 7:00pm
Delight in this family comedy with a nose-clenching twist.
Friday, December 25, 2015 - 6:00am
Everyone's favorite aardvark gives kids a new spin on seasonal traditions in a one-hour special that shows children many ways to celebrate the holidays.
Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 1:30pm
The Cat, Nick, and Sally journey to Freezeyourknees Snowland to help a lost reindeer find his way home in time for Christmas.
Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 12:30pm
Adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat embark on three holiday adventures and learn foundational math concepts and skills
Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 8:00am
Enjoy the true spirit of the holiday season with Curious George and The Man with Yellow Hat!
Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 7:00am
It’s Christmas time and the Wild Kratts are taking a break from creature adventuring to celebrate.
Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 8:30am
Join Sid the Science Kid for a special holiday treat at the Little Theatre!
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 12:00pm
Join the Super Readers as they jump into a book about Hanukkah to learn more about the holiday.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 12:33pm
PBS & WXXI Are Looking for America’s Most Innovative EducatorApplications accepted December 1, 2015  -February 8, 2016Are you a digital superstar at your school? If you are creatively integrating digital media and technology in your classroom, apply to the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 7:47am
PBS KIDS new series NATURE CAT follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors. In each episode, once his family leaves for the day, Fred transforms into Nature Cat, “backyard explorer extraordinaire.”

Ongoing Events

On-Demand

This documentary depicts the courage of several women veterans as they transition from active duty to civilian life. 

On-Demand

Join President and Mrs. Obama for an all-star tribute to the men and women who serve the United States.

This film captures a complex aspect of the Vietnam War: the legacy of Latino veterans and their families during the conflict. Watch On-Demand

Project: Shattered Silence presents a candid, in-depth look at the remarkable real-life experiences of 46 high-schoolers from the Tampa Bay area. Watch On-Demand

On July 18, 1965, U.S. Navy Commander Jeremiah Denton took off from the aircraft carrier USS Independence leading a 28-plane mission over the city of Thanh Hoa in North Vietnam. Denton’s plane was hit by anti-aircraft fire during the attack, and for the next eight long years, he would battle the North Vietnamese as a prisoner of war in the infamous Hanoi Hilton.

Join the conversation

Join WXXI in a national conversation about what it means to "make it" in the 21st century.

The warriors in Of Men and War have come home, but their minds remain on the battlefield. Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, consumed by anger and traumatic memories long after their return, often resort to drugs or suicide to end their suffering.

Syndicate content