If you have kids in your home and have no clue how to keep them entertain the whole day, PBS Kids is the best app to keep them active and entertain. It is a dedicated Kids entertaining channel that available on all devices. It has plenty of videos and games to attract, engage, and entertain the kids. For Roku users, it is very simple to watch PBS kids. If you’re wondering how to watch PBS Kids on your Roku device, then read the complete article.

How to Add PBS Kids on Roku

[1] Press the home button on your Roku remote.

[2] Choose the Search option from the menu.


[3] Search for PBS Kids and select the Channel from search suggestions.

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[4] Click on Add Channel to add PBS Kids to your Channel list.

Add channel

[5] Once the channel was added, click on Go to Channel.

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[6] That’s it. You have successfully added PBS kids channel.

How to Activate PBS Kids

[1] Launch the PBS Kids channel.

[2] Make a note of the activation code that appears on your screen.

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[3] On your smartphone or PC browser, go to kids.pbs.org/activate.

[4] Enter the Activation code in the required field and click on Continue.

PBS Kids on Roku

[5] Sign in with your PBS, Facebook, or Google Account (If already signed in ignore the step).

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[6] Once activated, you will see the confirmation screen. If not, relaunch the channel.

Activation success

[7] Now you can watch all your favorite shows or things available on on PBS Kids.

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Alternate ways

  • If you can’t access PBS Kids from the channel store, then try updating your Roku device.
  • You can also screen mirror the PBS Kids app from your smartphone or PC.
  • If you have Amazon Prime Video on your Roku, you can watch PBS Kids with a subscription. We don’t prefer this method as PBS Kids is available for free on the channel store.


(1) Is PBS Kids Free on Roku?

Yes, it is completely free for Roku and all the available devices. You can find PBS Kids under Top Free Movies & TV categories.

(2) What shows are available on PBS Kids?

Right now, there are totally about 29 shows, and the list will be added periodically. It has some popular shows like Sesame Street, Super Why!, SciGirls, Sid the Science Kid, Ready Jet Go, etc.

(3) What Games are available on PBS Kids?

PBS Kids has numerous games based on categories like Winter Games, math games, Science games, Reading games, Nature games, Music games, Feeling games, etc. Each category has about 20+ games in it.