The following free resources are available from IdahoPTV to help you turn television viewing into a learning experience. Some of these resources are available at the Boise, Moscow, and Pocatello stations and they all are available by mail. For information e-mail IdahoPTV Learning Services.
Materials that are currently available include:
- Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Newsletter (Free)
Published quarterly every issue includes a message from Fred Rogers lists of themes and topics for each weeks programs and program-related activities you can do with your child at home.
- PBS Families Newsletter (Free) Also available online
This quarterly publication will bring you information about Idaho Public Television's award-winning children's shows plus a plethora of activities and book recommendations to extend the learning in our programs. Also available en Espaņol.
- Idaho Channels
Our monthly program guide is a benefit of membership which not only lists the programs their air dates and times but also provides background information and articles on all the services Idaho Public Television provides off the television screen. We'll send you a sample copy for three months free. Classroom teachers may receive a free annual subscription.
- Pals Club
A membership benefit for children of contributors to Idaho Public Television. Children receive a welcome gift, a membership card, a birthday card, and the Pals Club quarterly newsletter.
- Activity guides that contain hundreds of ideas to use with programs to extend the learning.
- Play & Learn with ARTHUR (free)
- Learn to Read with ARTHUR (free)
BARNEY Watch Play Learn (free)
- (in English or Espaņol)
- BARNEY Fan Club News (free)
MISTER ROGERS' NEIGHBORHOOD
- Plan & Play Book ($20)
- Other free print resources
- BARNEY: A Parent's Guide to Child Safety
- When Your Child Goes to School (from Fred Rogers)
What Kids Want to Know about Sex & Growing Up
- (from Children's Television Workshop)
- Teacher's Guides
- NOVA: Middle and High School
- THE PEOPLE'S CENTURY
- SCIENCE ODYSSEY: Middle and High School
- FACE OF RUSSIA Viewers Guide
- CONFRONTING SUBSTANCE ABUSE: Moyers on Addiction
- Reading Rainbow: "Math is Everywhere" Posters
- Science Odyssey Posters
E-mail IdahoPTV Learning Services if you would like to receive any of these resources or if you have any further questions on resources available.