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PBS KIDS

Free Streaming for Kids! Watch Live TV, Full Episodes, Videos & Clips

4.2 Ratings 57K+ Reviews 10M+ Downloads

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4.2
56.8K+ Ratings
  1. 5
    70+%
  2. 4
    9+%
  3. 3
    6+%
  4. 2
    4+%
  5. 1
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  • Pbs rocks the brains of the little people. Dec 1, 2019

    By viceviking
    I loved pbs as a kid and still love it to this day. This is an amazing app because it brings with it old childhood memory’s. In the future I hope we keep pbs around with enough donations. Because I would extremely like it for my kids in the future as long as it doesn’t become some way of trying to manipulate my children through the shows. Please always keep it the same. Besides that I find pbs great because I have had conversations with other “adults” who are to “mature” for the shows 😂 and have found that pbs has taught me things the most adults don’t know, but here is the thing. I gave the app a four star because it doesn’t seem to be as organized as it could be. I like the individual tabs that show the shows and main characters. When you click on them though most of the episodes cut out before the show ends or begins or even in the middle sometimes like not all of the episode is there? Also it would be cool if we could just get all seasons and episodes all in chronological order like. Season 1 episode 1,2,3 and so on. That way the viewers can choose or pick favorite episodes for there kids. Or make it so you could bundle all your favorites together. I am so glad you guys have cyberspace and Clifford and many others on here. Coming from a viewer like me. Thank you! For creating such a good education program for kids. One of my favorites is Sid the science kid!
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  • Mar 12, 2021

    By Genna Cockerham
    This app is wonderful and we love the content in our family. We cast to our tv and could not be happier. The only reason why this doesn't get 5 stars is because there is no way to set the app to turn off/end/stop casting at the end of an episode! It autoplays forever and I can't find any way to make it stop other than sit there and hope I can stop casting fast enough before the next episode starts and the meltdown begins. Please add the ability to turn off autoplay!!
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  • Terrific App!!! When it works :/ Nov 29, 2017

    By Rachelswork
    I love PBS. We are PBS supporters. I love this PBS kids app. We mostly watch Daniel tiger and Sesame Street. However, sometimes the app doesn't work. Today is one of those days where the "wheel of death" just keeps spinning around and around and around with no loading of any kind. Other times when it doesn't work, it's more of a connection problem for casting to the TV. Most of the time if I have the app on the background of my phone, casting to the TV, while I do other things like make phone calls etc, if I open the app again it completely refreshes and causes disconnection with what was already play on the TV (it'll start the episode over again or go to live TV or even the wheel of death comes on the TV because it's getting mixed signals). This is annoying. But not enough to make me hate the app, just disappointed. 4 ⭐️ because I LOVE PBS but the app needs a bit of tweaking.
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  • Apr 5, 2021

    By Brittany Fleming
    Great app! I love that you can download episodes for offline viewing. The only suggestion I can make is adding a shuffle episodes for offline. My son LOVES Daniel Tiger, but 4 episodes on a row was a little much for him. Adding a shuffle downloaded episodes option would allow kids to watch a variety of shows without burnout.
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  • I love pbs kids Feb 17, 2021

    By msjsjssjsjsdd(#(
    I am 12 years old going to be 13 in a few months but I still love pbs kids to this day I have been watching pbs kids since I was 1 years old but I watch most of the shows here is what my favorite to least favorite show hero elementary 5/5 molly of Denali 5/5 Arthur 5/5 Sesame Street 5/5 curious George 5/5 super why 5/5 Clifford the big red dog 2000 series 5/5 dinosaur train 5/5 cyberchase 5/5 I love all of these shows and I watch them daily especially molly and hero elementary nature cat 4/5 mister roggers 4/5 I like them but they are not my favorite favorite show wild kratts 3/5 odd squad 3/5 Xavier and the secret museum 3/5 the cat in the hat knows a lot about that 3/5 ready jet go 3/5 word girl 3/5 esme and Roy 3/5 Martha speaks 3/5 word world 3/5 maya and Miguel 3/5 Sid the science kid 3/5 meh They are not my favorite but some of them I liked more when I was little elinor wonders why 2/5 Daniel tiger 2/5 pinkalious 2/5 let’s go Luna 2/5 Clifford the big red dog 2019 series peg plus cat 2/5 splash and bubbles 2/5 seriously these shows are violent bad annoying babyish creepy I mean seriously do you want to watch a talking moon I mean I think that is creepy now down to number one dot spot scribe and ink ruff scigirls design squad plum Noah seriously those shows are only like 30 seconds I mean they are bad okay so you should keep the 5 and 4 star ones 3 stars meh get rid of some 2 and 1 absolutely get rid of them
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  • Jan 29, 2021

    By Linda Trotter
    I have had this apps for many years and I don't understand the updates if it still have bugs, why do it switch episodes why watching and episodes, I thought after all these years improvement was made. I have downloaded this app on different phones and it still switches episodes why you're watching and episode. If I'm watching Clifford the Big Red Dog, "No More Bath'" it switches to another Clifford episode, the same with the other cartoons I can never watch a full episode with my grands.
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  • Mar 5, 2021

    By Jonathan Estes
    Only partially works on Samsung tablet. Only plays "live TV," the individual selections on the right just load and load and individual episodes never show up. Works fine on my Samsung phone, but not my (newer) Samsung tablet. It worked on my tablet before without issue and this suddenly started on the tablet.
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  • Mar 25, 2021

    By Piotr Adamczyk
    Fantastic video content but the lack of search and filter by downloads in Grownup mode makes it very frustrating. Never easy to find that one video that's needed at the moment...
  • Mar 14, 2021

    By Prestonplayz Fan
    I would rate it 2 stars not much channels to download ofline I can only download a few and if you can fix it ok I'll be happy and I would like more videos and more time to watch them it only lasts 5 days make it like 10 days and more episodes like maybe 15 every Friday or Thursday I would love that my kids always say daddy I want more episodes so its up to you keep trying to solve problems and make it happen we would love an update soon please make that happen please and thanks for your updates
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  • Feb 27, 2021

    By Mrs Lynelle
    I agree with Mila Gates. It's very frustrating. My daughter has been having the same issue. I have unistalled the app several times and it still hasn't worked.
  1. Kids can now watch their favorite PGS KIDS series in a child-friendly experience anywhere with a 3G or WiFi connection
  2. If you're in the USA you can watch any PBS KIDS series with new full episodes added every Friday
  3. Hey, parents! You too can use this to access TV schedules, learn about shows, download other PBS Kids related apps, and buy shows from Google Play

Reviewed by Chris on July 12, 2018

  • I love pbs kids Feb 17, 2021

    By msjsjssjsjsdd(#(
    I am 12 years old going to be 13 in a few months but I still love pbs kids to this day I have been watching pbs kids since I was 1 years old but I watch most of the shows here is what my favorite to least favorite show hero elementary 5/5 molly of Denali 5/5 Arthur 5/5 Sesame Street 5/5 curious George 5/5 super why 5/5 Clifford the big red dog 2000 series 5/5 dinosaur train 5/5 cyberchase 5/5 I love all of these shows and I watch them daily especially molly and hero elementary nature cat 4/5 mister roggers 4/5 I like them but they are not my favorite favorite show wild kratts 3/5 odd squad 3/5 Xavier and the secret museum 3/5 the cat in the hat knows a lot about that 3/5 ready jet go 3/5 word girl 3/5 esme and Roy 3/5 Martha speaks 3/5 word world 3/5 maya and Miguel 3/5 Sid the science kid 3/5 meh They are not my favorite but some of them I liked more when I was little elinor wonders why 2/5 Daniel tiger 2/5 pinkalious 2/5 let’s go Luna 2/5 Clifford the big red dog 2019 series peg plus cat 2/5 splash and bubbles 2/5 seriously these shows are violent bad annoying babyish creepy I mean seriously do you want to watch a talking moon I mean I think that is creepy now down to number one dot spot scribe and ink ruff scigirls design squad plum Noah seriously those shows are only like 30 seconds I mean they are bad okay so you should keep the 5 and 4 star ones 3 stars meh get rid of some 2 and 1 absolutely get rid of them
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  • iCarlyMoose Dec 27, 2019

    By Unhappy poop
    Hi I’m Meredith a mom of 3 girls Priscilla Ammonia and Lilia. My youngest daughters Priscilla and Ammonia have begged me for this app since forever and they really enjoy playing on this app. I got all episodes unlocked for them. They enjoy watching episodes of their favorite shows and sometimes I even watch along with them. PBS kids helps me get the stuff I need to get done well they watch tv on their tablets. This app is very educational and will help my girls in the future! You can play games, watch shorts and even watch you’re favorite shows! This app is going to help my children learn and grow throughout the future. They can learn social skills and more skills that will be successful for them. You can watch shows anytime and anywhere. I use to love PBS when I was little and I’ve passed it off to my girls and then new generations will always like it! PBS is like my childhood donation! I have many memories of this! I still have the app so I can interact with my daughters and teach them more so they can get ready for the school year!
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  • Good channel, app and brand, but it could use some improvements Jul 16, 2020

    By bgradina
    Hi, My name is Jovan Gradina, I am 10 years old, I don’t have my own Apple so I am using my dad’s. I REALLY am a big fan of PBS Kids shows (with some favorites including Arthur, Peg + Cat, and Hero Elementary, plus many others) but it could use some improvements, First, lets start with the app, #1, Why isn’t there an option to resume where you left off? #2 When I click on Ready Jet Go!, the theme song audio is a little low, even when I turn the volume up. Can you guys fix this? #3, How come Peep and the Big Wide World isn’t in the on demand section? Next, is some questions about the channel/block itself #1: Why were the E/I bugs removed #2: Why is the TV rating bug outside the 4:3 safe zone? #3 Is Esme and Roy coming to the block anytime soon? Overall I like PBS Kids and its app and channel but I hope you guys can answer my questions and take my suggestions into consideration, Bye! - Jovan EDIT: I have one more question about LIVE TV. Is PBS Kids going to air Nature Cat and Wild Kratts in 15 min slots on July 17 at 1:30 and 1:45AM? This is pretty confusing, PBS usually NEVER does that on the main and PBS Kids channel! Is this an error? My TV guides show the same thing!
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  • Mar 20, 2021

    By Elizabeth Anderson
    I love this for my small children. They have easy access to their favorite shows and i know that they wont find something too mature for their age. I trust this more than disney.
  • I love this app Oct 8, 2020

    By RocnScooby
    Even tho this isn’t my Apple acc it’s my dad’s so I’ve always loved PBS Kids since I was younger and it’s what I grew up with. It’s a great app but sometimes crashes maybe because my internet but even if it was the app’s lag I’d still rate it 5 stars. Not only did I use it when I was younger but I still sometimes go on here to watch, and it’s great because I have younger cousins that I babysit sometimes and there 2 and 4 years old and I showed the older one this app and he loves watching all the videos and sometimes when he comes over I help him get into the app and watch some videos with him sure I am getting older but it brings back memories:)
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  • Pbs rocks the brains of the little people. Dec 1, 2019

    By viceviking
    I loved pbs as a kid and still love it to this day. This is an amazing app because it brings with it old childhood memory’s. In the future I hope we keep pbs around with enough donations. Because I would extremely like it for my kids in the future as long as it doesn’t become some way of trying to manipulate my children through the shows. Please always keep it the same. Besides that I find pbs great because I have had conversations with other “adults” who are to “mature” for the shows 😂 and have found that pbs has taught me things the most adults don’t know, but here is the thing. I gave the app a four star because it doesn’t seem to be as organized as it could be. I like the individual tabs that show the shows and main characters. When you click on them though most of the episodes cut out before the show ends or begins or even in the middle sometimes like not all of the episode is there? Also it would be cool if we could just get all seasons and episodes all in chronological order like. Season 1 episode 1,2,3 and so on. That way the viewers can choose or pick favorite episodes for there kids. Or make it so you could bundle all your favorites together. I am so glad you guys have cyberspace and Clifford and many others on here. Coming from a viewer like me. Thank you! For creating such a good education program for kids. One of my favorites is Sid the science kid!
    more
  • Mar 12, 2021

    By Genna Cockerham
    This app is wonderful and we love the content in our family. We cast to our tv and could not be happier. The only reason why this doesn't get 5 stars is because there is no way to set the app to turn off/end/stop casting at the end of an episode! It autoplays forever and I can't find any way to make it stop other than sit there and hope I can stop casting fast enough before the next episode starts and the meltdown begins. Please add the ability to turn off autoplay!!
    more
  • Terrific App!!! When it works :/ Nov 29, 2017

    By Rachelswork
    I love PBS. We are PBS supporters. I love this PBS kids app. We mostly watch Daniel tiger and Sesame Street. However, sometimes the app doesn't work. Today is one of those days where the "wheel of death" just keeps spinning around and around and around with no loading of any kind. Other times when it doesn't work, it's more of a connection problem for casting to the TV. Most of the time if I have the app on the background of my phone, casting to the TV, while I do other things like make phone calls etc, if I open the app again it completely refreshes and causes disconnection with what was already play on the TV (it'll start the episode over again or go to live TV or even the wheel of death comes on the TV because it's getting mixed signals). This is annoying. But not enough to make me hate the app, just disappointed. 4 ⭐️ because I LOVE PBS but the app needs a bit of tweaking.
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  • Apr 5, 2021

    By Brittany Fleming
    Great app! I love that you can download episodes for offline viewing. The only suggestion I can make is adding a shuffle episodes for offline. My son LOVES Daniel Tiger, but 4 episodes on a row was a little much for him. Adding a shuffle downloaded episodes option would allow kids to watch a variety of shows without burnout.
    more
  • Please please please! Sep 6, 2017

    By Thespianaf
    We are a PBS home for sure, we love almost all of the shows for kids that are offered. All but one. I have no doubt that a certain character has popped into the heads of other parents watching this before I even name him. The one thing I wish this app could do is give me the option to remove Caillou from the lineup. Not only do I loathe that little monster from the depths of my being, it turns my three year old into a whining monster as well. We will be having a good day and when things turn, you can be sure to hear her singing "I'm Caillou, Caillou". I would pay good money for the option to obliterate Caillou while keeping the other shoes we know and love that don't affect my child's behavior in such a negative way. Please strongly consider adding this feature. For my sanity and the sanity of parents far and wide.
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  • Mar 8, 2021

    By Melissa Corbin
    My kid loves this app and has been using it as long as i can remember. It has tons of free content from great shows. However over the last week it seems his app wont load anything. The intro video plays but everything else just has a continuous loading icon for just about everything. We are also on a samsung tablet as another review had stated as well.
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  • Feb 18, 2021

    By Emily Lincoln
    The content is great and is why we still use it. The user interface and finicky-ness is extremely frustrating. It plays things you haven't selected, doesn't respond to clicks, and my tv goes black when showing ads (but sound works). Please fix!
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  • New Episodes? Dec 31, 2019

    By Bjf217
    This is a wonderful app. It can get glitchy at times but usually is resolved with an appletv restart. My only complaint is the rotation of available full episodes. Maybe there are contractual conflicts or something else but it seems like even when new episodes are rotated on, they are the same episodes that were just rotated out. If your kiddo only watches 2 or 3 shows this gets old pretty quickly. We are a curious George house and the howlin Hal episode has been playing for years. When my kiddos have screen time options I want them to want Pbs kids, but that is getting less and less likely because the same episodes of their favorite shows have been in heavy rotation for over a year and sometimes two.
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  • Love PBS Kids - wish the app was more consistent Dec 15, 2019

    By Katicita919
    We absolutely love and support public TV and radio in our household. Thank you for providing free access to quality shows for our toddler, like Daniel Tiger! Unfortunately, I can only get the app to work maybe a quarter of the time. We pick the episode and cast to the TV, and it starts to load, but all we get is a black screen with the PBS Kids logo in the corner. We’ve tried rebooting the Chromecast and using other HDMI ports, but the issue persists. Other apps work fine, so there’s something with this app that causes an issue. And I definitely can’t pause or change anything about the video once it is playing, or I’ll get the same black screen. We love Daniel Tiger - please help!
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  • Need to be able to navigate Feb 12, 2019

    By IdahoSteph
    Within a video, when it’s half way through and one returns to it and it reloads, why can’t the user navigate within the video to the part where they left off?! It’s so annoying to have to start all over and I’d have to use more data to watch parts or show parts that an older child can be bored of because they just saw it... now a week or 2 later they may want to see it all over again but not usually in that same hour. At least mine don’t. But they don’t want to wait a few days week to watch it again when they’re not so easily bored of the part they already saw.
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  • Mar 5, 2021

    By Jonathan Estes
    Only partially works on Samsung tablet. Only plays "live TV," the individual selections on the right just load and load and individual episodes never show up. Works fine on my Samsung phone, but not my (newer) Samsung tablet. It worked on my tablet before without issue and this suddenly started on the tablet.
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  • Mar 25, 2021

    By Piotr Adamczyk
    Fantastic video content but the lack of search and filter by downloads in Grownup mode makes it very frustrating. Never easy to find that one video that's needed at the moment...
  • Mar 14, 2021

    By Prestonplayz Fan
    I would rate it 2 stars not much channels to download ofline I can only download a few and if you can fix it ok I'll be happy and I would like more videos and more time to watch them it only lasts 5 days make it like 10 days and more episodes like maybe 15 every Friday or Thursday I would love that my kids always say daddy I want more episodes so its up to you keep trying to solve problems and make it happen we would love an update soon please make that happen please and thanks for your updates
    more
  • Having issues when linking to chrome cast Jul 29, 2019

    By G4|\/|3R
    Normally, the app works great but this last update has serious issues when casting to a tv using Chromecast. I use this app on my iPhone and my iPad mini and they both have the same issues. 1) the app will continue playing sound on my phone or iPad after casting onto the Chromecast. The only way to stop the sound from continuing on my devices is by closing the app. 2) the app has issues with live tv. It takes forever for the app to properly cast what’s supposed to be live onto the tv. For example, the app kept playing a different cartoon instead of playing what was live for my region (which I selected). I kept pressing the live tv “button” but it kept playing the cartoon over and over again. It only resolved after I closed the app and tried again. Both these issues have made the app really difficult and cumbersome to use. I exclusively use Chromecast to use the app since we always cast pbs on our tv for our toddler to watch together as a family. Please review these bugs and update in the next patch.
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  • App is full of glitches Jan 2, 2018

    By 1algernon
    We’d love to take PBS with us wherever we go, but I guess they need more funding because both the main PBS app and the Kids PBS app are full of glitches. Shows play for two or three minutes and then move on to other episodes or clips, you often can’t cast to the television (always states that there is an error), and sometimes you can’t select a PBS Kids show at all in the app which seems to defeat the point. Please devote more resources to your online presence. In response to developer question we are using iPhones for the main portion of our viewing/casting. Both an iPhone 6 and a 7+. Hope this helps—would love to see things become more functional.
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  • Jan 29, 2021

    By Linda Trotter
    I have had this apps for many years and I don't understand the updates if it still have bugs, why do it switch episodes why watching and episodes, I thought after all these years improvement was made. I have downloaded this app on different phones and it still switches episodes why you're watching and episode. If I'm watching Clifford the Big Red Dog, "No More Bath'" it switches to another Clifford episode, the same with the other cartoons I can never watch a full episode with my grands.
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  • Feb 27, 2021

    By Mrs Lynelle
    I agree with Mila Gates. It's very frustrating. My daughter has been having the same issue. I have unistalled the app several times and it still hasn't worked.
  • Mar 1, 2021

    By Sug Cain
    This app rarely works. It either spins saying "loading" or, when it does work, it's unresponsive and just keeps playing until you force quit it. Uninstalled and reinstalled over, and over. Private sector vs. government?
  • Annoying even for kids Jul 16, 2020

    By Dignan17
    Do you like watching the same thing over and over again? Because while there's a good number of shows on the app, there's only ever about 3 episodes available for each, followed by some number of short segments from each show. This bothers me, but it even annoys my kids. We watched one snow where the same two episodes kept repeating over and over again. Another time the app played the intro of a show three times in a row. This app is garbage, which is a shame because it's the only app I don't mind my kids playing with without supervision.
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  • App stop working Oct 3, 2020

    By Lilly-Jane
    I’ve been using this app for over a year. And every Saturday morning me and my little one wakes up and watch GO LUNA, Wild Krats, Molly and now Eleanor. But last night and this morning I keep getting an error message that I can only view in the UNITED STATES... clearly I’m in the US we live in DC. I emailed the address that was given to me in the message and the problem still hasn’t been fixed. The link in the email is only works for PBS not PBS KIDS. so I’ll just delete the app off all my devices and won’t use it anymore. Yes this makes me sad and I feel like I’m letting my child down but it’s above me now.
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