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As a PBS member station, Vermont Public is proud to provide PBS KIDS content and resources to Vermonters. In addition, we offer locally produced content, resources, events, and partnerships.

Watch anytime, anywhere!

All of the awesome and Vermont Public and PBS KIDS content that you love and trust is available 24 hours a day – and all free thanks to viewers like you! Whenever you’re in the mood for top-quality, interactive, and educational resources we are here for you.

Live PBS KIDS programming is available on broadcast TV weekdays on our main channel, or 24/7 on our dedicated Kids channel where available, or stream on your favorite smart TV or mobile app.

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Watch for free your favorite PBS KIDS shows like Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, Wild Kratts, Odd Squad, and Sesame Street. American Sign Language provided by Bridge Multimedia and The Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) with funding from the US Department of Education. American Sign Language | Videos | PBS KIDS

Amazing activities!

Whether you like to play online games with your kids, print out free activities and sheets, or need lesson plans for your teens, you will find plenty of resources at PBS KIDS for Parents and PBS Learning Media.

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But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids

But Why is a show led by you, kids! You ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. Join us on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, X, Spotify, or visit our website.

Be curious and learn together while enjoying out 1-minute But Why Bites videos or full length podcast episodes. Here is a handy list to all of our available guides by category.

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Enjoy Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics through digital media with your children.

S - Can snowstorms make thunder?
T - How do boats float?
E - What is electricity?
A - How do you make paint?
M - What is the biggest number?

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See, Hear, and Feel Vermont in the Spring

E - But Why Live: Space, Earth And The Big Bang
X - Why is social media so addictive?
P - Why Do People Dream?
L - Why do flowers bloom?
O - Who invented emoji?
R - What Are Robots Doing On Mars?
E - How Are Rocks Formed?

O - How deep is the ocean?
U - Are There Underground Cities?
T - How do squirrels climb trees?
D - Are Seeds Alive?
O - How do bees make honey and why do they sting?
O - Why Is The Sea Salty?
R - How do birds fly?
S - Why do seasons change?


Join But Why Podcast for Curious Kids Team and listen to these podcasts about ART!

A - But Why Live: Poetry
R - How Do Piano Keys Make Sound?
T - Why Do People Like Different Types Of Music?
S - How Do You Whistle?


Enjoy the CREATURE DOUBLE FEATURE this spring with movies from two of the most popular PBS KIDS shows, Wild Kratts and Nature Cat

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Mister Chris and Friends

When the work on the farm is done, now it’s time to have some fun! Mister Chris has finished his farm chores, and now he’s ready for an adventure full of music and friends. You’ll meet lots of interesting friends along the way, and even attend a barn concert. Watch now

This Emmy winning, joyful kids music series from Vermont Public encourages learning, exploration, and fun for the entire family! Filmed in Vermont.


BUT WHY - Signs of Summer

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Kianna Haskin
Vermont Public

When: Wednesday, August 7th at 4:30 p.m.

Where: North Branch Nature Center - 713 Elm Street Montpelier, Vt. 05602

Free Admission: No RSVP required

Join Vermont Public's kids podcast But Why? and Kellogg-Hubbard Library at North Branch Nature Center for a FREE live event. Want to know more about what's going on in the woods in the summertime? Podcast host and author Jane Lindholm and naturalist/teacher Victoria Lee will be front and center to discuss woodland creatures - big and small, and summer time ecology. Kids will get all the answers they need to their curious questions and have a great time doing it!

To learn about upcoming events, check out our Events page, and follow us on Facebook.

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