Families face a lot of changes when kids head back to school. PBS offers many resources to help make it a smooth and enjoyable transition for both kids and parents.
Access lots of helpful tips and tools from PBS Parents, including a back-to-school checklist, ways to transition from summer to school, and how to beat the “back-to-school blues”.
Don’t know what to pack for lunch? PBS Parents offers healthy school lunch inspiration with “Kitchen Explorers” along with information on child development and early learning and educational games and activities inspired by PBS KIDS programs.
Daniel Tiger can help with back to school, too. Five new episodes of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood featuring school readiness strategies premiere the week of September 5 at 9am and 9:30am on KCPT (or watch anytime with the PBS KIDS Video App.)
Just for parents: Tune in to KCPT starting September 12 as PBS presents Spotlight Education, a week of special primetime programs exploring the toughest challenges and brightest ideas in education today, including POV: All the Difference, FRONTLINE: A Subprime Education, TED TALKS: Education Revolution, NOVA: School of the Future, and more.