PBS Kids Writers Contest

contestlogoJoin WTVI PBS Charlotte as we encourage children in grades K-3 to create and share their own stories and illustrations. The PBS Kids Writers Contest promotes children’s literacy skills through creative, hands-on learning. Download an entry form and the contest rules.

The 2016 contest begins January 1 and all entries are due by April 4.

PBS KIDS Island (for Emerging Readers)

PBS kids island 2PBS Kids Island offers free reading games and activities for young children, parents, caregivers and teachers to use at home or in the classroom. The site takes children on an adventure as they build their own online island by playing reading games with PBS KIDS characters. The research-based program guides children through literacy-building skills, including rhyming, letter identification, alliteration, phonics, letter sequencing, phonemic awareness and vocabulary.


PBS Kids PBS Kids offers educational games, apps and videos featuring characters from your favorites PBS KIDS shows, like Arthur, Martha Speaks, Curious George, Wild Kratts, Sesame Street and WordGirl. The activities help kids build a range of important skills in Math, Science, Social Studies, Reading, Problem-Solving, Teamwork, even Music. And many of these games are available in Spanish, too. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by your choices, use the PBS KIDS Activity Search tool to find just the right game, project, story, song or book for your child.

WTVI’s Kids Club

 Show your support for the wonderful PBS children’s programs that are often children’s first peek into an exciting world beyond their own homes, families and neighborhoods by enrolling the children in your life in WTVI’s Kids Club! Membership includes daily on-air recognition in your child’s birthday month, PBS KIDS activity books, a Seemore Goodstuff stuffed animal, an invitation to Seemore’s annual Birthday Bash, tickets to Discovery Place, and more. Learn more about joining the WTVI Kids Club.