PBS KIDS Launches First Tablet Featuring Educational Content and Parental Controls

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PBS KIDS has announced the launch of its first tablet: the Playtime Pad. Produced by Ematic, the 16 GB kids’ tablet provides a one-stop destination for PBS KIDS’ educational content, with more than 25 games and 120 video clips and music videos pre-loaded, along with 100+ hours of video on the PBS KIDS Video App. Other popular apps such as PBS KIDS ScratchJr and PBS Parents Play and Learn are also included. The Playtime Pad features a front-and-back camera and a Paint Box coloring app that encourages kids to flex their creative skills. The tablet is kidSAFE® Coppa-certified, and includes controls that enable parents to customize the device for each of their children, set limits on screen time using a play timer and manage what kids can access.

Playtime Pad Features:

100 hours of video on the award-winning PBS KIDS Video App
120 PBS KIDS video clips, songs and music videos
More than 25 ready-to-play fun and educational games from PBS KIDS series
Parental controls
Durable design
Front-and-back camera
Wi-Fi-ready

Learn more about the Playtime Pad at PBS.org.