PBS KIDS PLAY!SM is a new computer-based subscription service providing fun, interactive, educational games and activities for families with children ages 3 to 6.
PBS KIDS PLAY! is a place where children can play with favorite PBS KIDS characters and receive an interactive learning experience tailored just for them. The service adapts to each child's skills and abilities by tracking progress and recommending games and activities at the appropriate level, based on the child's past performance. Parents and caregivers can track each child's learning progress, as he or she advances.
PBS KIDS PLAY! includes games and activities that cover skill areas including Math, Science, Language, Creativity, Healthy Development, and Social Studies, among others.
Sign Up for Generation Eight for $8 per month
and receive a one-year subscription to PBS KIDS PLAY!
Features for Children
Popular Characters: Favorite PBS KIDS
characters from programs including CURIOUS
GEORGE, SUPER WHY, Mister Roger's
Neighborhood of Make-Believe and The Berenstain
Bears guide and help children learn. New programs
will continuously be added to the service, including
Bob the Builder and Thomas & Friends, among
New Games: All-new original learning games
and activities not available anywhere else.
Self-Leveling: The learning games and
activities adjust in difficulty based in each individual
child's tracked progress, and adapts to each child's
unique developmental stage, which may not
correspond with the child's age.
Rewards: Upon completing each game learning
objective, kids receive a collectible item.
Saving: Kids can save interactive projects and
continue with them later.
Favorites: Kids can easily bookmark favorite
activities with a single click.
Exploration: Kids can explore colorful, inviting
environments recreated from favorite PBS
Text-Free navigation: Pre-readers can
navigate PBS KIDS PLAY! independently.
Customization: Kids can customize the look
and feel of their Home Room, Play Room, and TV
Room. They can also choose special decorations
for national holidays and seasons.
TV Any Time - Dozens of full PBS KIDS
episodes available at broadband streaming quality
24x7. All video is 100% program content - no
promotional clips - and 100% ad free.
Always Something New: New content
added every week!
Features for Parents
Educational Value: Games and activities
help build essential skilss in Math, Science,
Language, Literacy, Creativity, Healthy
Development, and Social Studies.
See the Results: Progress Charts track each
child's learning progress in different activites.
Recommendations Engine: In addition to
proving recommendations to parents, PBS KIDS
PLAY! also uses characters to recommend
educational content to kids that is right just for them.
this is often met with less resistance than if parents
try to recommend content.
Search by Skill: Includes a search engine for
locating activities by skill or keyword.
Safe and Secure: PBS KIDS PLAY! is a
password - protected desktop environment with no
ads or product placement. PBS also has a strict
Limit Screen Time: Parents can set a timer
to limit the amount of time their child spends on
PBS KIDS PLAY!. This feature allows parents to
easily superwise thier child's media experience.
Customer Support: Round-the clock toll free
phone and email support.
After you join GENERATION EIGHT PLUS PLAY!, your access code and instructions
for accessing PBS KIDS PLAY!SM will
be sent to you via email in 3-5 business days.