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Connect 4 Kids | WKAR In Your Community

Aug 6, 2018
Connect 4 Kids, Save the date! Monday, August 20th 2018, 9:30am-2:00pm, Lansing Center: 333 E. Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48933
Courtesy / City of Lansing

Mon. Aug. 20, 9:30am-2pm at the Lansing Center | Connect 4 Kids is an event for children (K-12) to go back to school feeling great! 

Family Night | PBS KIDS | WKAR Family

Jun 30, 2018
Watch Ready Jet Go! during July Family Night
Courtesy of Wind Dancer Films / PBS

7pm-9pm Fri., Sat., Sun. on WKAR-HD 23.4 | Enjoy July's Family Nights on WKAR PBS KIDS Channel!

Sparty Time! crew
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

"It's Sparty Time!" announces 9-year-old host Sailor, as popular Michigan State University mascot Sparty leads a group of kids through jumping jacks. 

Kids Can Learn STEM Vocabulary Through Play!
Courtesy / WKAR-MSU

WKAR Family produces the fourth and final video within the new video series on STEM vocabulary development through reading. 

Kids Can Think and Talk Like Scientists by Reading!
Courtesy / WKAR-MSU

WKAR Family produces the third video within the new video series on STEM vocabulary development through reading. 

Reading books helps children connect new vocabulary words to real world experiences.
Courtesy / WKAR-MSU

WKAR Family produces the second video within the new video series on STEM vocabulary development through reading. 

Reading aloud with children is a great way to jump-start their literacy development
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WKAR Family produces new video series on STEM vocabulary development through reading.

WKAR takes home national awards

Feb 8, 2018
(l-r) Robin Pizzo, WKAR director of education; Susi Elkins, WKAR director of broadcasting and general manager; and Julie Sochay, WKAR content and community engagement manager all honored to accept two awards at the 2017 NETA conference on January 23.
Courtesy / WKAR

WKAR was honored to receive two awards at the 2018 National Education Telecommunications Association (NETA) Conference on January 23 in Washington, DC.

The community celebrates the birthday of WKAR Family and the PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel!
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

On Saturday, January 27 nearly 800 children, parents and families celebrated the first birthday of WKAR Family and the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel at PBS KIDS Day at WKAR!

PBS KIDS Day at WKAR | 2018

Dec 15, 2017
PBS KIDS Birthday Graphic
Courtesy / PBS

Sat. Jan. 27, 10am-2pm, WKAR Studios | Celebrate the first birthday of  WKAR Family and the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel!

WKAR Family Day at CADL!

Sep 28, 2017

Sun., Oct. 1 from 1pm to 4pm at the Capital Area District Library, Downtown Lansing | Join WKAR Family at the Downtown Lansing library for a day of fun! 

Kids with science activities
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Apr. 15 at 1pm – 3pm in WKAR Studio A | Celebrate science with WKAR Family as part of the MSU Science Festival Tour Day!

Sparty with kids holding "I heart WKAR" sign
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR Public Media from Michigan State University

Roughly 1,500 people visited the WKAR Public Media studios at Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences on Saturday, January 14 to celebrate the launch of a new, free, localized 24-hour kids channel and multiplatform services from WKAR Public Media

EAST LANSING, Mich. --- On Jan. 16, WKAR Public Media will launch new, free, localized 24/7children’s services – WKAR’s latest initiative to support early learning in the community.

Sat. Jan. 14 from 12:30pm to 3:30pm in the WKAR TV Studios | Bring your whole family for a day of fun celebrating the new WKAR PBS Kids 24/7 channel and WKAR's new educational platform: WKAR Family.

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