Howdy, (Education) Partner!

Ball State PBS wants to be your partner in education!

Whether you are a parent or caregiver looking for more ways to expand your at-home learning with little ones, or you are a teacher seeking additions for your classroom curriculum, WIPB can connect you with the resources to do just that.

Below is a list of trusted resources you can count on from PBS and PBS KIDS, as well as a texting service that can bring experts and tips right to your phone.


PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia is a free resource for PreK-12 educators that offers thousands of free teaching resources including videos, lesson plans, and games aligned to state and national standards.


Find FREE educational games, videos, hands-on activities, and more from your favorite PBS KIDS programs. Resources are appropriate for ages 3-8.

PBS KIDS Daily Newsletter

Sign up for the daily newsletter from PBS Kids to receive daily tips and activities sent directly to your inbox.

PBS KIDS Apps and Games 

Find educational apps from your favorite PBS KIDS programs. Compatible with iOS and Android devices. Resources are appropriate for ages 3-8.

PBS KIDS Apps Learning Goals

A handy guide of all many of the PBS KIDS apps and the learning goals achieved, such as STEM, Social-Emotional Development, Arts/Creativity and Literacy.

PBS KIDS for Parents 

PBS KIDS for Parents offers information, activities and tips for parents. Resources are appropriate for ages 2-8.

PBS KIDS Learning Goals

A handy guide for parents and educators that lists PBS KIDS programs and the learning goals it achieves, such as Social-Emotional Learning, STEM and Literacy.

Bright By Text

Bright By Text is a texting service that offers parents and caregivers expert tips and resources for children prenatal to age 5 right at your fingertips. Text “WIPB” to 27448 to sign up.

          Sesame Street’s Caring for Each Other

The Caring for Each Other initiative is brand new content from “Sesame Street” and streets around the world, as well as a rich array of free, online resources to support children and families.

          Meet the Helpers

It can be a scary time for families as normal routines are disrupted due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This is a great time to talk to children about what is happening, and empower them to be helpers to keep each other healthy.


If you have any questions about navigating any of these resources, contact Ball State PBS’s Community Engagement and Grants Manager, Michelle Kinsey, at or (765) 285-5887.