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Learning at Home during school closures

As New York’s schools close due to the coronavirus, thousands of children in our region are without classroom instruction. Mountain Lake PBS is here to support families, students and educators with resources and tools in this challenging time.

Learning at Home Schedule

Mountain Lake PBS has expanded our educational programming during our daytime schedule to better serve students of all ages at home.

Learning at Home Resources

Distance Learning from PBS LearningMedia

A free service that offers thousands of learning materials aligned to state and national standards.

PBS Kids Episodes and Games

Full episodes and games from PBS Kids for all your little one’s favorite shows.

PBS Kids Daily Newsletter

PBS KIDS’ new weekday newsletter offers activities and tips you can use to help kids play and learn at home.

Activities from PBS Parents

Create your own activity plan using the PBS KIDS for Parents Activity Finder.

Meet the Helpers

Tips on talking to children about the coronavirus outbreak, and how we can help keep ourselves safe.

Spectrum offering broadband

Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a subscription. Call 1-844-488-8395.

PBS LearningMedia Collection by Topic

Looking for a particular subject area for your students or kids at home? Our curated collection pages offer tried and tested resources for a variety of topics.

Physical Education, Virtual Field Trips, Nursery Rhymes, Arts, ELA, Social Studies, Science, Languages, Math, and more.

For Pre-K to Grade 3

Grade 4 and up

Blog posts

Author Visits

An ongoing series of interviews with local authors


Local Resources

America's Largest Classroom

Mountain Lake PBS has always been a safe haven for kids. MLPBS is dedicated to supporting educators and students in the classroom and families at home with PBS educational content focused on national and state standards. After 40 years, we still are, television with the best kids programming available, online with shows, games, and resources proven to help kids learn, and in the community with events that connect media with real-life learning.


From the U.S.-Canadian border and throughout the North Country, MLPBS has focused on helping families in the community prepare their children to enter kindergarten, continue with success and confidence throughout their years of schooling, and beyond the classroom by providing free online apps and games and off-screen activities on early learning. Educational assets are also available through PBS LearningMedia, PBS Play Dates, Author Visits and various other educational resources to help guide families and educators in furthering children’s learning and development.