pbs kids

Maya from Maya and Miguel

Maya Santos is lively and nurturing, but sometimes cares too much. Since she cares, she tends to meddle in other people’s problems believing she can help everyone. She usually includes her twin, Miguel, in her schemes to make things better as they are brother and sister, and best friends as well. Maya comes up with ideas for everyone’s problems regularly in Maya and Miguel.

Jackie from Cyberchase

Jackie helps keep the cyberworld safe along side her friends Inez, Matt, and Digit in Cyberchase. Her knack for organization and patterns helps solve problems the gang comes across. The lively fashionista likes to stay on top of things. When her mind starts spinning, she’ll start moving, which is why you might hear her say, “Make room! I gotta pace.”

Peg from Peg + Cat

Peg from Peg + Cat

In Peg + Cat, Peg (voiced by Hayley Faith Negrin) is a young girl who, with her taking indigo cat named Cat, solve “big problems” every week with the help of math and science. Peg likes to break out in song with her ukelele, and keeps a special blue marble under her red hat.

Sydney Skelley from Ready Jet Go!

Sydney Skelley from Ready Jet Go!

In Ready Jet Go!, Sydney Skelley is one of Jet’s best friends. Sydney loves sci-fi and using her imagination. She especially loves anything to do with Commander Cressida, about a brave female space captain. Sydney keeps her hair in a bun using a yellow hair tie.

Aviva Corcovado from Wild Kratts

Aviva Corcovado from Wild Kratts

In PBS’s educational nature show Wild Kratts, Aviva Corcovado is a biomechanical engineer and third in command of the Wild Kratts crew. Aviva is responsible for inventing all of the gadgets, including the Tortuga and Creature Power Suits. Her signature color is purple, and she likes to dress practically from her windbreaker down to her sneakers.

Sid the Science Kid

Sid the Science Kid

Sid the Science Kid is an inquisitive youngster who wants to know everything about everything. His greatest wish is to be a scientist when he grows up. Sid is the star of his own show on PBS Kids, produced by the Jim Henson Company.

Arthur

Arthur Read is an anthropomorphic aardvark, based on the children’s books by Marc Brown, who lives in Elmwood City with his aardvark family and animal friends and attends Lakewood Elementary School. He’s been 8 years old for like 20 years now.