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Explore the Skies with READY JET GO’s Free App
You can check out the constellations, play hide-n-seek with Sunspot and Jet and earn Space Badges with the Ready Jet Go! Space Explorer App (FREE on iOS, Android and Amazon Fire).

Encourage Your Future Astronaut
PBS Parents has a collection of books about space that will help encourage your future astronaut. How far will they go?

Just For Kids: READY JET GO! Back to Bortron 7
It’s going to be a blast when the Propulsion family, Sean and Sydney leave Earth to travel to Jet’s home planet, Bortron 7 on August 14 (Learn more). You can get ready by building your own rocket ship at or watch READY JET GO! any time on the PBS KIDS Video App.

Making the Most of Back-to-School
Kids face lots of changes when they head back to school. You can help them make the most of this time by talking about new schedules and even taking the opportunity to practice trying new things. We've got a Back-to-School Checklist and Calendar (PDF) that can add some fun to your first week.

Play and Learn with PBS KIDS
Each year brings lots of new challenges and new concepts to learn.  Free PBS KIDS apps like the PBS KIDS Measure Up, PBS KIDS ScratchJr and PBS KIDS Games apps can help kids learn new skills in math, coding, literacy and more.

If your kids can't get enough of Daniel Tiger and his friends, you'll want to make sure you don't miss out on a week of amazing new episodes starting September 4!

For Your Family: NOVA: Solar Eclipse
Join scientists and citizens alike as they observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the U.S. mainland in over a generation. Discover the storied history of eclipse science and follow current, cutting-edge research into the solar corona. Airs just hours after the eclipse, Monday, August 21, at 9pm on Nine PBS. Learn more.