Arizona PBS Education provides a free service that sends tips and resources promoting child development via text message

Free text message service promotes early childhood development

Arizona PBS Education provides a free service that sends tips and resources promoting child development via text message.

Bright by Text is a free parent and caregiver messaging program for expectant parents and families with children up to age 8. The service is designed to be relevant to today’s families, providing quality information and trusted resources to any caregiver, including hard-to-reach, low income families and informal caregivers.

The messages are comprised of research-based content from Bright by Three and other trusted providers, such as PBS KIDS, PBS KIDS for Parents, PBS LearningMedia, Vroom, Fred Rogers Productions and Sesame Workshop. Learn more here.

Message and data rates may apply. Text STOP to 274448 to STOP. Text HELP to 274448 for HELP. Full terms. Privacy policy.

Bright by Text from Arizona PBS and Bright by Three. Text 'Arizona PBS' to 274448 for games, tips and resources!

Share a flyer with others to help them subscribe! Download the Steps to Register Flyer.

Local non-profits and agencies are encouraged to connect with Arizona PBS Education to learn more about promoting free resources, activities and events through Bright By Text. 

Since messaging is geolocated, Arizona PBS can provide information to subscribers in their own zip code in English or Spanish.

Explore the requirements for sending a local message. If you have your message ready to send, please complete this form, and we will get it in the cue.

Bright by Text introduces BOND: A program for new parents

A baby’s first year is… Exciting. Emotional. Exhausting. Our partners at Bright by Text are proud to offer a special program to support new parents in their journey!

All parents of a child ages 0-1 can text the word BOND to 274448 for free text messages in English or Spanish with tips for keeping parent and baby healthy and happy. Parents can also sign up on the Bright by Text website.


Funding for Bright by Text provided by:

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Brought to you by Arizona PBS and powered by Bright by Text.

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