Teacher Review For PBS KIDS Lab

Allows kids to play some of the newest PBS Kids games across platforms and devices.

Renny F.
Assistant Principal
P.S. 130 Hernando Desoto
New York, NY
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My Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
My Rating 5
Learning Scores
Engagement 5
Pedagogy 5
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
The site allows you to filter your games search by skills (e.g., addition, counting, data analysis, measurement, patterns, numbers, shapes, letters, words, etc.), age level (3-5 or 6-8), device (mobile, tablet, interactive whiteboard, augmented reality or online) , or show (Curious George, Sid the Science Kid, Fizzy’s Lunch Lab, The Cat in the Hat, and The Electric Company).
My Take
This is a good site that can be used when students have choice in self-exploration or choosing sites to reinforce learning. Some of the games work well on interactive whiteboards for small group or whole group instruction. The skills listed are: Addition, Counting, Data Analysis, Deductive Reasoning, Fractions, Geometry, Grouping, Letters, Measurement, Money, Multiplication, Numbers, Patterns, Shapes, Sorting and Classifying, Spatial Sense, Storytelling, Subtraction, Vocabulary, Words, and Writing