Play and Learn Science

Posted on May 1, 2022

Download the Play and Learn Science app from PBS for Parents!

Play with shadows, control the weather, roll and slide objects down a ramp, choose the best materials for an umbrella – all while building science inquiry skills and learning core science concepts.

The games in the app encourage kids to see the science in their world. They are designed to help real-world exploration using places and experiences that children are used to. The activities and parent notes prompt families to try it at home and provide tips for engaging in conversations.


  • 15 engaging games covering core topics in Earth Science, Physical Science and Life Science
  • Parent section with tips for parents and children to work together and activities for bringing the learning into the real world
  • Drawing tool and stickers from all the games
  • Developed with early childhood experts
  • Available in English and Spanish