WXXI Kids Specials

WXXI-TV Learn At Home Broadcast With Learning Questions

Weekdays 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

In response to area school closings due to the coronavirus, WXXI will begin broadcasting a “Learn At Home” schedule in support of families, educators, and students.

WXXI Kids Summer Exploration Station Events 2015

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:00pm

Celebrate Summer Learning with WXXI 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!


WXXI Kids 2015 Summer Learning

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 6:00am

WXXI Kids offers FREE, fun and educational content, tools and events for families this summer!

WXXI’s Coat & Sweater Drive 2012

November 5-16

In honor of Mister Rogers, WXXI hosts a Coat & Sweater Drive with donations going to the Rochester City School District to distribute to students.

Media Use, Viewing Tips, & Screen Time Guides

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 6:00am

Here are some tips and guides for active viewing and learning from media.

Super Saturday with Super Grover 2.0

Sat, 12/14/2019 - 10:00am

Join WXXI Kids and our friends from Pioneer Library System and Finger Lakes Community College as we celebrate Sesame Street’s 50th birthday with a special visit from Super Grover 2.0!

Mini-Hometown Celebrations

From November 2019 through February 2020

WXXI is collaborating with Pioneer Library System to celebrate Sesame Street's 50th anniversary in rural community places! 

WXXI's Sesame Street in Communities Rural Outreach Initiative

From September 2019 through February 2020

WXXI Public Broadcasting was selected as one of 10 local PBS stations across the nation to participate in a special Sesame Street in Communities Rural Outreach Initiative, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. 

Sesame Street in Communities

From September 2019 through February 2020

Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC) builds on Sesame Street's 50-year commitment to address kids’ developmental, physical, and emotional needs.

2019 Summer Exploration Stations

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:00am

Join WXXI Kids and Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County as we celebrate the SUMMER OF SPACE during this year’s Exploration Stations!

Come explore folktales and hands-on activities about space and the moon! These activities are FREE and open to the public. 

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