Empowering Parents

Empowering Parents

Arkansas PBS believes that parents are a child's first teacher. Below you will find resources from Arkansas PBS, PBS and PBS KIDS to help you on your parenting journey.



Empowering Parents as Teachers

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Many parents choose to teach their children at home, instead of enrolling them within the formal settings of public or private schools. Arkansas PBS supports parents in reimagining learning, transforming education, and in creatively engaging with their children.

Homeschooling Resources Provided by PBS

PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia Homeschool Collection

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Arkansas PBS PBS LearningMedia is the go-to destination for instant and free access to tens of thousands of digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more.

Parents Blog

  • “Blueberry’s Clubhouse” From the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre – “Arkansas AMI”

    The Arkansas Arts Center, the state’s premier theatre for young audiences, is bringing“Blueberry’s Clubhouse” to Arkansas PBS to show students the connections between science, engineering, and the arts! This week on “Arkansas AMI,” Blueberry the puppet and friends are designing and constructing shadow puppets with supplies found in their own homes and encouraging the students of Arkansas to join them in the challenge. Learn more about Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre’s Great Puppet Challenge – and “Blueberry’s Clubhouse” – after the jump. Read more
  • “Arkansas AMI” – Week 8 Schedule

    Can you believe it’s been seven weeks, and this is our last week of “Arkansas AMI”? Since March 17, we have dedicated the majority of our resources to keep students learning from home. We have an array of programming and learning activities to help children stay engaged and finish the school year strong. See what you can expect this week – from a new partnership with the Arkansas Arts Center to “Arkansas AMI” favorites – in this week’s blog. Read more

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"GobbledyBook" is an exciting Arkansas PBS digital series that helps children develop a love of books and reading.

Last Updated 29 Apr 2020