What's New

Performance enhancements, library updates, and bug fixes

App Description

Watch live TV, stream on demand, and download episodes of all your child’s favorite PBS KIDS shows anytime, anywhere! Safely download and live stream educational videos and TV shows to spark your child’s imagination and curiosity.

Whether watching at home or on the road, your child can catch up with the shows they love right from your iPhone or iPad. Have rhyme time with The Cat in the Hat, explore emotions with Daniel Tiger, run science experiments with the Odd Squad, or creatively solve every day problems with the all new Donkey Hodie!

Help your kids learn and grow with the PBS KIDS Video app! With new episodes added weekly, you’ll always have access to free educational cartoons and entertainment.

Stream, watch, and download free episodes of child-safe TV shows. You can also stream and watch free live TV from the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel on the app. No subscription or login required! Enter your zip code and see what’s airing on your local station by tapping “LIVE TV”.

Download PBS KIDS Video today and catch the latest in educational TV!

* Winner of Webby People's Voice for Best Streaming Service (2020)
* Winner of Webby People's Voice for Best Family & Kids Mobile App (2020)
* Webby Winner for Best Streaming Video (2018)
* Parents' Choice Recommended Award Winner (2017, 2013)
* Cynopsis Kids !magination Award Winner for Best Educational App (2012)

PBS KIDS Video Features

FREE EDUCATIONAL VIDEO STREAMING
- Watch 350+ free full episodes of over 35 PBS KIDS shows
- Stream live TV or on demand with 5,000+ clips from shows children love
- Download shows to watch offline
- Learning-focused entertainment live or on demand

NEW VIDEOS EVERY WEEK
Watch new episodes that come out every Friday from your favorite PBS KIDS shows, including:
- Donkey Hodie
- Elinor Wonders Why
- Wild Kratts
- Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
- Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum
- Arthur
- Dinosaur Train
- Pinkalicious & Peterrific
- Molly of Denali
- Sesame Street
- Odd Squad
- Hero Elementary
- Clifford the Big Red Dog
- Let’s Go Luna
- Nature Cat
- The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That
- Curious George
- And more!

PARENT RESOURCES
Features that parents can access through the Grownups button on mobile devices:
*TV schedule for your local PBS station.
*Learn more about a TV series, such as intended age and learning goals.
*Download related kids learning apps from PBS KIDS.
*Buy shows from iTunes or PBS KIDS Shop.
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This app update is only compatible with iOS 12 or higher.

GEOGRAPHIC RESTRICTIONS
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.

DOWNLOAD RESTRICTIONS
Currently, select shows can be downloaded: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Donkey Hodie, Dinosaur Train, Elinor Wonders Why, Peg + Cat, Odd Squad, SUPER WHY!, Wild Kratts, and Word World. Additional shows will become available for download in the near future.

SPONSORSHIP
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, helps children ages 2-8 learn lessons that last a lifetime.

This app was designed by PBS KIDS.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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Apple TV Screenshots

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App Changes

  • 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
  • March 29, 2018 New version 3.7.2
  • May 10, 2018 New version 3.7.3
  • July 16, 2018 New version 4.0.0
  • October 04, 2018 New version 4.0.2
  • October 19, 2018 New version 4.0.3
  • December 12, 2018 New version 4.1.1
  • February 13, 2019 New version 4.2.0
  • June 14, 2019 New version 4.3.1
  • August 17, 2019 New version 4.3.2
  • August 28, 2019 New version 4.3.3
  • September 05, 2019 New version 4.3.4
  • October 22, 2019 New version 4.3.5
  • November 05, 2019 New version 4.3.6
  • December 24, 2019 New version 5.0
  • July 15, 2020 New version 5.1
  • October 23, 2020 New version 5.1.4
  • November 12, 2020 New version 5.1.5
  • December 25, 2021 New version 6.3.0