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Due to damaged equipment, viewers in Donnelly and South McCall areas may experience transmission issues. Learn more


Due to high winds and winter weather, our Sandpoint translator has a broken antenna and over-the-air broadcast reception is down in Bonner and Boundary Counties. Learn more


IdahoPTV Families
Parent Engagement

Whether doing activities with the entire family or just parents and caregivers, IdahoPTV has a variety of resources to share. Would you like us to run a parent workshop with your families or provide another family activity involving literacy, math, and STEM? Contact us to see how we can help!

PBS KIDS for Parents en Español

As a parent, you have the freedom to choose which programs you and your children watch together. We provide a wide range of free content and tools so you can customize your children’s learning, based on your goals and interests.

Bright by Text

Because kids don't come with instructions. Bright by Text is a texting service that shares fun and easy activity ideas, positive parenting tips and resources, and information about the child’s physical development. 

Science Trek

Science Trek is an integrated web and broadcast project designed to: introduce science topics to elementary-age schoolchildren; provide educational materials for teachers and parents; and inspire students to investigate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) career potentials.

Play Now - PBS KIDS Games

Play educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDS shows!

PBS KIDS for Parents

Explore parent resources to help you raise kind, curious and resilient children. Find parenting tips, hands-on activities, games, and apps featuring your child's favorite PBS KIDS characters!

Ready to Learn

Preparing a child for school can feel like a daunting task for any parent or caregiver, but it doesn't have to be. Idaho Public Television offers resources, articles, and fun activities that can help prepare your little ones for their next big adventure-- school!

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