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

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
Hang onto your hats, Halloween is almost here!
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 6:00pm
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD-OUT. Calling all Buddy the Dinosaur Fans! Come explore the outdoors with your favorite Nature Tracker—Buddy the Dinosaur from PBS KIDS Dinosaur Train!
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 10:00am
WXXI and Elmo are pleased to be a part of the annual Rochester Children's Book Festival.


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.


Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 12:00pm
This week’s Stage Notes is sure to be animated
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 4:30pm
Homework Hotline is back! 
Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
Everyone's favorite blue engine is coming to Frontier Field for a Red Wings game!
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 4:00pm
READY JET GO! is a new PBS KIDS earth science and astronomy series for children ages 3-8.
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 3:00pm
The Season 2 cast teams up with the Season 1 cast to stop Weird Team and save the world from destruction in this Odd Squad movie event!
Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 10:00am
WXXI is proud to be part of the Back to School Education & Enrichment Fair at Eastview Mall.
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!
Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 6:00am
Parents, if your children are bored now that school is out for the summer, send them to Camp Create!
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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