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Monday, April 13, 2020 - 12:00pm
In response to area school closings due to the coronavirus, WXXI-WORLD channel will begin broadcasting a “Learn At Home” schedule in support of students in grades 6-12, starting March 30th. 
Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 9:10am
WXXI is partnering with Foodlink to provide learning materials to drive-up food distribution sites.
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 9:10am
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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 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.
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 compiled a list of learning activities to do with your kiddos.
Since school have closed in our area due to the coronavirus, here are some things you can do with your kids while they are learning at home:
Grr-ific News! Daniel Tiger for Parents App gives parents and children the opportunity to learn together about feelings, self-control, responsibility, kindness, and more -- at home or on the go, using songs and videos to help. The FREE Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood app helps to make parenting preschoolers a little easier and more fun!
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. 
Research has shown that introducing children to community helpers in a safe and fun environment can help them react better during times of crisis.
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.
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!

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Friday, May 22, 2020 - 7:00pm
This weekend's PBS KIDs Family Movie Night is all about the Daniel Tiger Family! 

 

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