* Added VoiceOver support, Apple's assistive technology for the visually impaired. If you or anyone you know relies on VoiceOver, we'd love to hear how you're using the app. Please email us at [email protected] Your feedback helps us improve our apps.
* Added AirPlay support for iOS 11 and higher.
*This app update is only compatible with iOS 9.0 or higher.
*NEW* Stream the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel on the app for free (no subscription or login required). Tap the “LIVE TV” button to watch what’s airing on your local PBS station right now.
* A Parents' Choice Recommended Award Winner (2017, 2013)
* A Cynopsis Kids !magination Award Winner for Best Educational App (2012)
The app provides a safe, child-friendly viewing experience for all ages. Kids can easily browse and watch videos at home, on the road, or anywhere with a 3G or WiFi connection.
NEW VIDEOS EVERY WEEK
New full episodes come out every Friday from your favorite PBS KIDS shows.
The app also includes features that parents can access through the Grownups tab:
* Access your local PBS station TV schedule.
* Learn more about a TV series, such as intended age and learning goals.
* Download related PBS KIDS apps.
* Buy shows from iTunes or PBS KIDS Shop.
The PBS KIDS videos may only be viewed from within the United States. This is due to restrictions on PBS's license to offer this service.
PBS KIDS Video is a key part of PBS KIDS’ commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based entertainment—wherever kids are. More PBS KIDS videos may also be found online at pbskids.org/video.
Funding from corporate sponsors supports PBS KIDS’ mission to use the power of media to open worlds of possibilities for all children. To acknowledge the vital support that PBS KIDS receives, brief messages from corporate sponsors are included at the start of select full-length episodes on the PBS KIDS Video App. You can support PBS KIDS through the selection of other apps and TV shows available in the iTunes Store.
ABOUT THIS APP
The PBS KIDS Video app gives kids and parents access to thousands of free videos, including full episodes and clips from top PBS KIDS series. With this app, kids can watch their favorite PBS KIDS shows anytime, anywhere! PBS KIDS, the #1 educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and worlds through media.
This app was designed by PBS KIDS.
Users experiencing a problem in which the app is stuck on the loading screen can fix the issue by following these steps:
- Go to the home screen on your device
- Double tap the Home Button to open the list of background apps
- Find the PBS KIDS Video app in the queue and swipe up to exit the app entirely
- May 25, 2011 New version 1.0.1
- April 24, 2012 Initial release
- May 16, 2012 New version 2.0.3
- March 15, 2013 New version 2.0.4
- May 31, 2013 New version 2.0.5
- December 18, 2013 New version 2.0.6
- January 05, 2014 New version 2.0.7
- May 12, 2014 New version 2.0.8
- June 05, 2014 New version 2.0.9
- June 25, 2014 New version 2.1
- July 22, 2014 New version 2.1.1
- August 07, 2014 New version 2.1.2
- December 01, 2014 New version 2.1.3
- December 21, 2014 New version 2.1.4
- August 20, 2015 New version 2.2.0
- November 18, 2015 New version 2.2.1
- February 05, 2016 New version 2.2.2
- July 12, 2016 New version 2.3.1
- November 22, 2016 New version 2.3.2
- January 11, 2017 New version 3.0.0
- May 17, 2017 New version 3.0.5
- October 11, 2017 New version 3.4.0
- November 30, 2017 New version 3.5.0
- December 25, 2017 New version 3.5.2
- February 02, 2018 New version 3.6