Back-to-School Digital Backpack

Back-to-School Digital Backpack

This school year will again look a little different so WXXI Education created a digital backpack and video to walk through some PBS KIDS and public media resources to help you and your students start the year strong!

WXXI's Back-to-School Digital Backpack is a digital toolbox full of resources to help families, educators, and students in any learning setting. Our digital backpack includes the following:

  • FREE PBS KIDS Learning Apps
  • How to stay connected to WXXI Kids / WXXI Education
  • PBS LearningMedia overview
  • PBS KIDS Learning Resources Guide (full guide on where to find learning resources for ALL PBS KIDS series)
  • Tips for Grownups
  • Back-to-School Activities
  • and more!

And don't forget WXXI's Daily Activity CalendarsFamily Breaks ideas, our free texting service Bright By Text, and PBS KIDS Family Movie Nights!

Virtual Back-to-School Family Meet Up Session

Listen to WXXI Education staff share some useful back-to-school resources from PBS KIDS, Sesame Street in Communities, and more to help with big feelings, transitions, and to stay connected. Click on the image below to watch the archived Family Meet Up session. 

And, use the linked Virtual Back-to-School Meet Up slide deck to explore all of the resources shared. 

There are also some great resources that PBS KIDS and PBS LearningMedia have pulled together to support your family during this new season of learning:

Explore the full PBS KIDS for Parents Back-to-School Hub: Find more articles, games, activities, and snacks for busy back-to-school time. 

Click to explore WXXI's Back-to-School Digital Backpack