Inspire curiosity with our free, fun, kid-tested programs, games, and hands-on activities for cold weather days. Count on PBS Wisconsin Education to be there wherever your winter adventures take you – at school, at home, or on the go on your TV, tablets and mobile devices.

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Winter of Wonder

Inspire curiosity with free, fun, kid-tested programs, games, and hands-on activities for cold weather days! Count on PBS Wisconsin education to be there wherever your winter adventures take you – at school, at home, or on the go on your TV, tablets and mobile devices. Explore a wonderful world of education now at pbswisconsineducation.org.

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Featured Content

Jo Wilder looks at her map for clues

Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case

Practice historical inquiry skills with this point-and-click adventure game featuring Jo Wilder, a girl who uncovers the real stories behind mysterious artifacts from two movements in Wisconsin State history. The Educator Resources page provides a guide to the game with vocabulary, save codes, standards supported, and guiding questions.

Go to Jo Wilder

Explore. Play. Learn

Below you will find content that parents, caregivers, teachers and students can start using now to boost learning. They are free, curriculum-based and kid-tested.

PBS Wisconsin Education

PBS Wisconsin Education

Free to use, standards-aligned, Wisconsin-focused media, including videos, games, educator guides, and more.
PBS KIDS Website

PBS KIDS Website

Educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDS shows!
PBS Parents Website

PBS Parents Website

Resources, tips and activities created by expert educators and child development professionals.

Rosie's Rules

Rosie's Rules is an animated preschool comedy series that follows the adventures of Rosie Fuentes, an inquisitive and hilarious 5-year-old girl just starting to learn about the wow-mazing world beyond her family walls. And she is ready to learn it all...by figuring it out herself.
Rosie's Rules

Early Learning & Elementary School

Grover and two children standing in front of trees full of snow and a sign that reads "Grover's Winter Games"

Grover’s Winter Games

Grover leads the way as you compete in ice skating, snowboarding, and skiing while learning along the way!

Calendar of early learning activities

Daily Activity Calendar

Try a Teach Your Way daily activity!

January 2023

Girl dancing and surrounded by leaves

Do the Penguin Shuffle

Explores beats and rhythm as different animals move to their own songs. Then challenge kids to make up their own beats and move like an animal!

Cutout characters from Molly of Denali for dogsled activity

Dog Sled Family Activity

Follow the steps to make a paper dog sled, complete with dog team and passengers from Molly of Denali! Where will imagination take them?

Upper Elementary & Middle School

Re/sound: Songs of Wisconsin

Re/sound: Songs of Wisconsin

Meet contemporary musicians and explore connections between music, culture and emotion.
Wisconsin Biographies

Wisconsin Biographies

Discover life stories from Wisconsinites of the past to understand their contributions to Wisconsin and U.S. history.
The Legend of the Lost Emerald

The Legend of the Lost Emerald

Take a deep dive into maritime mysteries with your students in this point-and-click adventure game!
Meet the Lab

Meet the Lab

Relate to people in science careers and learn about the real-world problems that research works to solve.

High School

U.S. History Collection

U.S. History Collection

Expand students’ understanding of U.S. History with culturally inclusive resources that bring the major people, events, and trends in history alive, while integrating often untold stories.
The Ways

The Ways

Hear stories of culture and language from First Nations community members around the central Great Lakes.
Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness

Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness

Hiding in Plain Sight examines both the obstacles faced by those living with mental disorders and the hope that many have found.
NOVA

NOVA

Spark and enrich student knowledge of STEM with over 1500 resources from NOVA’s broadcast and digital productions.

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