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Friday, November 27, 2020 - 7:00pm
We're monkey-ing around with another Curious George-filled Family Movie Night!
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 7:00pm
Time to start ringing in the holidays with our first weekend of holiday Family Movie Nights, featuring Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas!
Sunday, December 13, 2020 - 7:30pm
Your favorite Peanuts friends are back for Christmas!
Friday, December 11, 2020 - 7:00pm
Another weekend of holiday specials featuring Nature Cat.
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 7:00pm
Another holiday-themed Family Movie Night is scheduled all weekend long! We're joining Luna and traveling around the globel to see how the holidays are celebrated around the world.
Friday, December 25, 2020 - 7:00pm
Our final weekend of Family Movie Night holiday movie specials wraps up with...Wild Kratts!
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 12:00pm
WXXI-WORLD channel will continue broadcasting a “Learn At Home” schedule to support of students in grades 6-12 each weekday from 12 - 5 p.m.
Monday, September 7, 2020 - 9:10am
PBS LearningMedia New York is the go-to destination for instant access to education-ready, digital resources. 
Monday, September 7, 2020 - 7:10am
Parents and caregivers can join Bright by Text to get custom age specific texts for  their child (0-8 years old) due to WXXI's partnership with Bright by Text, a national parent texting program, to put expert tips, games and child development information directly into the hands of parents and caregivers. 

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WXXI Kids has curated a list of do at home activities.
WXXI Kids has curated some do-at-home activities for young children - coloring pages, puzzles and games, free apps, and more.
Weekdays 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WXXI is broadcasting “Learn At Home” television schedules to support remote learning with programs that emphasize learning while and connected learning activities and discussion. 
WXXI Kids has created a series of monthly activity calendars full of PBS KIDS hands-on activites to support your child's learning while at home.
WXXI Kids has curated a list of nature-oriented activities.
WXXI Kids pulled together a list of FREE nature-exploring activities and resources that families and educators can use.
WXXI Kids has curated a list of FREE PBS KIDS apps available.
WXXI Kids pulled together a list of FREE PBS KIDS apps available for at home and out-of-school learning!
WXXI Kids has curated a list of nature-oriented activities.
Use some of these PBS KIDS camp resources to create your own Camp @ Home! 
Feeling stressed, scared or anxious about the COVID-19 pandemic? Breathe. Use these strategies to help children – and yourself – navigate these feelings. 
Parenting during a pandemic is stressful. Here is some help to get you and your family through these weird times.
Need some fresh ideas for things to listen to with your kids?
Are you sharing STEM challenges with your students? Creating maker or tinker days? Here's a list of resources, by grade level, focused on engineering and STEM challenges. 
Sometimes you need to take a quick break to help calm down and give your brain an opportunity to reset. That's exactly what WXXI's Family Breaks are!
WXXI Education staff collected the following resources to support families and educators of young children as they talk, watch, read, and learn about race and racism.
Summertime means more outside time! Here are some scavenger hunts from your favorite PBS KIDS friends to do while you're out and about!
Watch On-Demand: PBS KIDS Talk About: Race and Racism is a special co-viewing program for families with young children to watch and discuss together. 
WXXI is here with resources for developing strategies to discuss emergencies, news headlines and when tragedy strikes.  Learn how to use discussion prompts, media, songs, books and activities to calm kids' fears, stimulate their minds, and encourage them to think about their place in today's world. WXXI has gathered the best in public media resources from PBS Parents, Arthur, Mr. Rogers, Sesame Street, Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood and Newshour Extra to assist you.
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WXXI knows that the 2020-2021 school year is very different in many ways. We are here to support families and teachers with free resources, so that every student has access to learning opportunities – wherever they are. Learn At Home initiative offers a wide range of resources and supports available to P-12 students, educators, parents and caregivers, including on-air broadcasts, live TV streams and content on-demand each weekday. Find out more about Learn at Home here and tell us what you think. Resources are available at: wxxi.org/education
Join WXXI as we continue to be citizen scientists and observe our community through a special ongoing WXXI Community Observation Challenge!
Do you use apps to explore the outdoors with your kiddos? Check out some of our FAVORITE nature-exploring apps that work well with young children!
Research has shown that introducing children to community helpers in a safe and fun environment can help them react better during times of crisis.
Who are the helpers in your neighborhood? Help your child learn about helpers with these videos, activities, and more!
How prepared are you for an emergency? Help you and your child prepare and learn about emergencies with these videos, activities, and more!
Watch the Sesame Street special The Power of We anywhere, anytime on-demand thanks to the PBS KIDS Video Player.
Preschoolers and their families from coast-to-coast will take a trip to Animal Town this Labor Day with the premiere of the newest PBS KIDS series, Elinor Wonders Why. The animated show encourages children to follow their curiosity, ask questions, figure out the answers, and learn about the natural world around
Learn how families of color counsel their kids to stay safe if they’re stopped by police.

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Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 7:30pm
Your favorite Peanuts friends are coming to visit for Thanksgiving!

 

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