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PBS KIDS Helps Encourage Healthy Habits in Kids

Daniel Hautzinger
Daniel Tiger washing his hands

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting shutdown can be difficult for parents and scary for children. WTTW, PBS, and our partners are trying to help families out during this crisis: weekday afternoons on WTTW Prime now feature an educational line-up aimed at junior high and high school students whose schools are closed; PBS KIDS has games and activites to entertain and educate; Sesame Street has resources to help parents and kids cope; America's Test Kitchen is offering a free "Kitchen Classroom" with curated activities every day.

PBS KIDS also has a series of fun videos to teach kids healthy habits, from numerous songs to help them wash their hands to an explanation of how germs spread, courtesy of Daniel Tiger, Sid the Science Kid, and more!

"Germs, Germs, Go Away" | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

The Big Sneeze | Sid the Science Kid

"When You're Sick, Rest is Best" | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel the Germ-Fighting Superhero | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Journey of a Germ | Sid the Science Kid 

Hand Washing Song: ABCs | PBS KIDS

Hand Washing Song: Wheels on the Bus | PBS KIDS

Hand Washing Song: Itsy Bitsy Spider | PBS KIDS

Canción Para Lavarse Las Manos: La Arana Pequenita | PBS KIDS

Hand Washing Song: Row, Row, Row Your Boat | PBS KIDS