For more than 40 years TVO has been helping parents prepare their kids for school and life with its educational programming. All of the TVOKids programs and online games are based on Ontario curriculum, spanning all of the school subject areas. The articles below explain more about how these shows and games are made and what your children learn while watching/playing.

Crafts, Family Movies Round Out TVOKids Weekends

The fun doesn't stop come the weekend for TVOKids' kids. Saturday and Sunday are jam-packed with great show offerings, followed by a Sunday Family Movie.

Trying to Raise Healthy Kids? TVOKids Game Can Help

Kids can learn about what it takes to keep their bodies healthy and strong by playing this online game that tests their health and fitness knowledge.

TVOKids Kid Reporter Meets Idol Rick Hansen

TVOKids Kid Reporter Hisham Mohammad had his dream of meeting and interviewing his idol Rick Hansen at the 25th Annual Rick Hansen Relay.

Behind the Scenes with Gisèle Corinthios

She's been helping kids learn all they need to know over the airwaves for 13 years and now a mom of two herself. Gisèle Corinthios lets us behind the scenes in her 'real' life.

What are Kids Learning with TVOKids?

This list of TVOKids' programs explains which curriculum points and age range each program targets. Match your child's age with a subject area, then click to find the TVOKids programs suggested for on-demand viewing.

TVOKids' TV Shows are Based on Ontario Curriculum

A lot of research goes into the development and production of TVOKids programs and games. All TVOKids' productions must meet strict standards of mixing Ontario curriculum with fun for kids.

TVOKids Improves Literacy: Pilot Study

A pilot study by Ontario Institute for Studies in Education professor Janette Pelletier found TVOKids' literacy materials and online games helped improve kids' literacy.

Carney the Cat Teaches Kids Coin Recognition

Two TVOKids programs take a financial literacy focus, including Carney the Cat for kids aged 2-5 and Tumbletown Tales for kids aged 6-11.

My Canada Teaches Kids the Fun Side of Our Canada

Don't be surprised if your kids start singing all about what they know about Canada's provinces and territories thanks to My Canada. The colourful, musical, unforgettable segments make geography fun.

Pillars of Freedom Teaches Kids About Democracy

Set in the mythical world of dragons called Moltonia, Pillars of Freedom is an animated television series, a website, online game, and episodic mini-game where kids can play and learn about voting, civics and democracy.

Behind the Scenes at TVOKids' Tumbletown Reads

Ever wonder what's involved in getting those hamsters and chinchillas to stay inside those tiny Tumbletown vehicles? Well, this story will tell you the crazy things it takes to film TVOKids' Tumbletown Reads.