For more than 40 years TVO has been helping parents prepare their kids for school and life with its educational programming. All of the TVOKids programs and online games are based on Ontario curriculum, spanning all of the school subject areas.
TVOKids programs and games are divided into two main age categories
- ages 2-5 (which is the audience focus of programming on TVO from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
- ages 6-11 (the audience focus for the afternoon block, from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.) weekdays.
Parents and kids can always log on to Homework Zone to find printouts, test questions and tutorials in math, language and science.
Kids Help Phone counselor Duane comes in to The Space regularly to talk to kid callers about dealing with emotional challenges.
Does your child have the Best Teacher Ever? If so, TVOKids wants to hear from you.
The new TVOKids co-production GIVER features kids from 13 Ontario communities building playgrounds in their neighbhourhoods.
TVOKids has launched a fun program aimed at helping parents and kids talk about fire safety while checking smoke alarm batteries in your home.
The fun doesn't stop come the weekend for TVOKids' kids. Saturday and Sunday are jam-packed with great show offerings, followed by a Sunday Family Movie.
TVOKids character Lady Vocab helps kids expand their vocabulary with catchy tunes and fabulous lyrics.
Kids can learn about what it takes to keep their bodies healthy and strong by playing this online game that tests their health and fitness knowledge.
TVOKids Kid Reporter Hisham Mohammad had his dream of meeting and interviewing his idol Rick Hansen at the 25th Annual Rick Hansen Relay.
She's been helping kids learn all they need to know over the airwaves for 13 years and now a mom of two herself. Gisèle Corinthios lets us behind the scenes in her 'real' life.
Get homework help online through programs, games, practice sheets, EQAO sample tests, videos explaining lessons in language, math & science. Here's the schedule for the helpline - with real, live teachers to help your kids.
TVOKids offers you tons of free games and fun stuff for your kids - and don't let them know, but they're educational.
What TVOKids program is right for your child's age and learning needs? Just use this chart to find the right match. Who knew so much thought went into each program!
This list of TVOKids' programs explains which curriculum points and age range each program targets. Match your child's age with a subject area, then click to find the TVOKids programs suggested for on-demand viewing.
Sometimes kids just need to talk. TVOKids Help Zone can help. Kids can call in and share what’s upsetting them with a Kids Help Phone counsellor during the live show The Space.
A lot of research goes into the development and production of TVOKids programs and games. All TVOKids' productions must meet strict standards of mixing Ontario curriculum with fun for kids.
A pilot study by Ontario Institute for Studies in Education professor Janette Pelletier found TVOKids' literacy materials and online games helped improve kids' literacy.
About the programs and games
Two TVOKids programs take a financial literacy focus, including Carney the Cat for kids aged 2-5 and Tumbletown Tales for kids aged 6-11.
TVOKids launched the Million Ways to Move to get kids and families moving more each day. Sign onto the TVOKids.com site to log your minutes of moving and help achieve the 2-million-minute goal.
Don't be surprised if your kids start singing all about what they know about Canada's provinces and territories thanks to My Canada. The colourful, musical, unforgettable segments make geography fun.
Set in the mythical world of dragons called Moltonia, Pillars of Freedom is an animated television series, a website, online game, and episodic mini-game where kids can play and learn about voting, civics and democracy.
Ever wonder what's involved in getting those hamsters and chinchillas to stay inside those tiny Tumbletown vehicles? Well, this story will tell you the crazy things it takes to film TVOKids' Tumbletown Reads.