PBS Kids

Smiling children holding tablets
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Soon, a thousand Lansing kindergartners will literally have an exciting new education tool in their hands thanks to WKAR and MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences. 


Family Night | PBS Kids

Apr 11, 2017
Courtesy of ODD SQUAD (C) 2015 The Fred Rogers Company.

FRIDAYS | Beginning Apr. 21 at 7pm-9pm | This new weekly family viewing night on the new WKAR PBS Kids channel and live stream kicks off with Odd Squad: The Movie.

Sparty with kids holding "I heart WKAR" sign
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR Public Media from Michigan State University

Roughly 1,500 people visited the WKAR Public Media studios at Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences on Saturday, January 14 to celebrate the launch of a new, free, localized 24-hour kids channel and multiplatform services from WKAR Public Media

EAST LANSING, Mich. --- On Jan. 16, WKAR Public Media will launch new, free, localized 24/7children’s services – WKAR’s latest initiative to support early learning in the community.

Sat. Jan. 14 from 12:30pm to 3:30pm in the WKAR TV Studios | Bring your whole family for a day of fun celebrating the new WKAR PBS Kids 24/7 channel and WKAR's new educational platform: WKAR Family.

Silver Bells ribbon and tree 2016
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Celebrate the holidays with a variety of TV and radio specials. 

WKAR PBS Kids channel to launch in January!

Nov 30, 2016

WKAR will launch a new, free 24/7 children's channel on January 16. 

WKAR-PBS Kids Day
Courtesy / PBS-WKAR

Sun., Oct. 2 1-3pm at Capital Area District Library Downtown Lansing | Meet Curious George and Sid the Science Kid!

PBS Kids and Downton Abbey

Aug 31, 2016
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Courtesy of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood © 2014 The Fred Rogers Company / PBS

WKAR will be running a DOWNTON ABBEY marathon on Monday, September 5, in place of children’s programming that day.

Curious George at WKAR
Anthony Cepak / WKAR-MSU

Fri. Oct. 2 | Look for PBS Kids' favorite Curious George and more of your favorite WKAR TV and radio personalities in the MSU Homecoming Parade