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Featured videos
Featured videos
Full episodes
Full episodes

Explore the best of PBS programming

FREE in the App Store

PBS Kids is the place to go when you're looking for videos from the network’s popular children’s programming.

Featured videos. The main screen featured videos that change weekly.

Featured videos
Full episodes

Full episodes. The app also features a number of full episodes from popular shows like "Sesame Street."

What is it about?

New videos are added every week bringing a new way to engage kids in reading, science, math, and other important subjects. You can also access the guide from your local PBS station and learn more about the TV series, including intended age and learning goals.

For those who...

  • Enjoy PBS Kids programming like "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood" and more.
  • Looking for a free video resource.

Not for those who...

  • Parents with older children who have outgrown PBS programming.
  • Looking for more complete episodes.

Why we love it

For any house with younger children, PBS is always a popular place for great programming. And this app allows kids to watch their favorite shows from the network with just a few clicks.

App Details

Last updated
July 31, 2017
Release date
May 12, 2011
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App Store Description

*This app update is only compatible with iOS 9.0 or higher.

*NEW* Stream the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel on the app for free (no subscription or login required). Tap the “LIVE TV” button to watch what’s airing on your local PBS station right now.

* A Parents' Choice Recommended Award Winner (2017, 2013)
* A Cynopsis Kids !magination Award Winner for Best Educational App (2012)

The app provides a safe, child-friendly viewing experience for all ages. Kids can easily browse and watch videos at home, on the road, or anywhere with a 3G or WiFi connection.

New full episodes come out every Friday from your favorite PBS KIDS shows.

The app also includes features that parents can access through the Grownups tab:

* Access your local PBS station TV schedule.
* Learn more about a TV series, such as intended age and learning goals.
* Download related PBS KIDS apps.
* Buy shows from iTunes or PBS KIDS Shop.

The PBS KIDS videos may only be viewed from within the United States. This is due to restrictions on PBS's license to offer this service.

PBS KIDS Video is a key part of PBS KIDS’ commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based entertainment—wherever kids are. More PBS KIDS videos may also be found online at

Funding from corporate sponsors supports PBS KIDS’ mission to use the power of media to open worlds of possibilities for all children. To acknowledge the vital support that PBS KIDS receives, brief messages from corporate sponsors are included at the start of select full-length episodes on the PBS KIDS Video App. You can support PBS KIDS through the selection of other apps and TV shows available in the iTunes Store.

The PBS KIDS Video app gives kids and parents access to thousands of free videos, including full episodes and clips from top PBS KIDS series. With this app, kids can watch their favorite PBS KIDS shows anytime, anywhere! PBS KIDS, the #1 educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and worlds through media.

This app was designed by PBS KIDS.

Users experiencing a problem in which the app is stuck on the loading screen can fix the issue by following these steps:
- Go to the home screen on your device
- Double tap the Home Button to open the list of background apps
- Find the PBS KIDS Video app in the queue and swipe up to exit the app entirely