Best PBS Kids Opening Themes

Best songs that go at the beginning of the PBS kids show

The Top Ten

1 Sesame Street Sesame Street Sesame Street is a long-running American children's television series, produced by Sesame Workshop and created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett.

THE ORIGINAL kids show.

No I hate liberty kids sesame street better

When it's been around that long... HAS TO BE #1!

It's basically lalalala

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2 Liberty's Kids

Best PBS Kids intro ever!

Love the rap part. When you see this you know you are in for a treat.

3 Between the Lions Between the Lions Between the Lions is an American children's television series designed to promote reading. The show was a co-production between WGBH in Boston and Sirius Thinking, Ltd., in New York City, in association with Mississippi Public Broadcasting, in Mississippi.

Like the pun lol


4 Magic School Bus

Surfin' on the soundwaves, swinging through the stars, take a left at your intestine, take your second right past Mars, ON THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS!
This is one of my all time favorite theme songs. The lyrics are so awesome, and it does exactly what a theme song is supposed to do, it gets you pumped to watch the actual show! My and my cousin took a 20 minute walk down her street, and the whole time we played this song on full blast! - Discord

Heard in the Genesis video game as I turn on my classic game system with the game cartridge inserted. - playstationfan66

So perfect. So 90's. So AWESOME!

"please let this be a normal show"

"With the Friz? N O W A Y! " - TimmyTurner

5 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is a Canadian/British/American co-produced animated television series that premiered August 7, 2010 on Treehouse TV in Canada, on September 6, 2010 on PBS Kids in the US and also in the UK on CITV and Cartoonito. The award-winning series is based on Random more.

They hit it on the mark with this. It's... The... Cat in the Hat!

6 Arthur

The Arthur theme song isn't exactly original. I think the Arthur theme song is copying the Fat Albert theme song because the Arthur theme song goes like this:
"Everybody say HEY! What a wonderful kind of day"
And the Fat Albert theme song goes like this:
"Hey, Hey, Hey! " And "Na, na, na gonna have a good time! "
Both theme songs are about "Hey" and "Good times and wonderful days"

I like the singer's voice. This goes along well with the series.

The theme song sucks! - cosmo

7 Reading Rainbow Reading Rainbow Reading Rainbow is an American half-hour children's television series that aired on PBS Kids from June 6, 1983, to November 10, 2006, with a total of 155 half-hour episodes spanning over 21 seasons.

A classic that has been engraved in culture.

8 Wild Kratts Wild Kratts Wild Kratts is an American-Canadian educational children's animated series created by Chris and Martin Kratt.

The theme song is awesome and it has a nice tune

Wild Kratts music is bad, the voice is horrible, and the transitions, please do not get me started. Wild Kratts is the best show EVER, but the theme stinks.

Wild kratts theme song is great because it has the different animals in it

Love the show and it's nature wildness

9 Curious George Curious George Curious George is an American animated television series based on the children's book series of the same name which features Jeff Bennett as the voice of The Man with the Yellow Hat.

See! I forgot a funding

10 Ready Jet Go Ready Jet Go Ready Jet Go! is a CGI animated television series created by Craig Bartlett which premiered in the United States as part of the PBS Kids block on February 15, 2016 . The series is produced by Wind Dancer Films and Snee Oosh, Inc. in cooperation with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The show is aimed more.

I like the theme song because I starts out kind of like a old movie then all of a sudden it has a twist to it

The theme song is awesome, it has a 50s rock and roll theme, and besides which theme song is better: the rjg theme or the dora theme? right answer: ready jet go


The Newcomers

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The Contenders

11 Cyberchase Cyberchase Cyberchase is an American–Canadian animated television series on PBS Kids. The series focuses around three Earth kids, Jackie, Matt, and Inez, who are brought into Cyberspace, a digital universe, to protect it from the evil Hacker. Cyberchase was created by Thirteen. It was first shown on WNET as more.

Maybe math

12 Word Girl

It's honestly very catchy

Look Out! Here She comes!

Love it...

13 Dinosaur Train Dinosaur Train Dinosaur Train is an American/Canadian/Singaporean children's animated series created by Craig Bartlett, who also created Hey Arnold!. The series features a curious young Tyrannosaurus rex named Buddy who, together with his adopted Pteranodon family, takes the Dinosaur Train to explore his time period, more.

I hate this show but the theme song yeah its kind of good. - cosmo

It's the worse theme song I've ever heard

14 Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is an American half-hour children's television series that was created and hosted by namesake Fred Rogers.

This is older than SS but retired right before 9/11. - Curtis_Huber

15 Odd Squad

How can you not love this show? As soon as you hear "My name is Agent Olive..." you know you are in for something special!

Great show for all! Great music, too! Go Soundcheck!

16 Jay Jay the Jet Plane

I hate this show

I like how they made a annoying rhythm work. The lyrics and the voices are perfect, and the transitions don't hurt your eyes. (Wild Kratts, take notice! )

17 The Electric Company

Honestly, I considered it, but I think Sid is a LITTLE bit better.

18 Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends

They don't really HAVE a song!

Thomas was my favorite show when I was a toddler and yes, they have a song, but no, I wouldn't classify it as a real top 10 material song and besides, the song changed basically every year so it's not exactly symbolic.

19 Bill Nye the Science Guy

This theme song is so dang catchy

Science rulesss - TimmyTurner

Bill Nye is the property of Disney. At the end of each episode, the Buena Vista Television logo appears. - playstationfan66

20 Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman, sometimes shortened as Fetch!, is an American animated television series that was on PBS Kids.

I LOVE that show. That should've been number 1. If Fetch was still on, It would've been 13 years old. THAT SHOULD'VE BEEN IN THE TOP 5 and TOP 10! DON'T MAKE IT 25! MAKE IT GET TO TOP 10 OR Top 5!

Is a game show

21 Nature Cat Nature Cat Nature Cat is an educational American-Canadian children's animated comedy adventure television series.

But, it tchotchkes about exploring the doors with my 2015-2018

I don’t want our time to pick us up here at the premiere, you don’t like to take a look in the big licious snacks, maybe if English is Quebec by, Play house! I have to pick the Tigers neighborhood, are coming up and piglet is Wild Kratts, and splash of others are missing did it pick wishes, it’s time for you to go.

22 Noddy

This song is extremely catchy and I love it! "Welcome to our place! We've been waiting. Time for some fun and ce-le-bra-ting! Something is always ready to pop! Here at the Noddy Shop! " - mimitchi33

23 Clifford Clifford Clifford the Big Red Dog is an American-British educational animated children's television series, based upon Norman Bridwell's children's book series of the same name. Produced by Scholastic Productions, it originally aired on PBS Kids from September 4, 2000 to February 25, 2003.

Clifford is tomorrow

24 Dragon Tales Dragon Tales Dragon Tales is a Canadian-American animated pre-school fantasy adventure children's television series created by Jim Coane and Ron Rodecker and developed by Coane, Wesley Eure, Jeffrey Scott, Cliff Ruby and Elana Lesser.
25 Sid the Science Kid Sid the Science Kid Sid the Science Kid is an American half-hour CGI animated series that aired on PBS Kids from September 1, 2008 to March 25, 2013, with a total of 68 half-hour episodes produced over two seasons. The computer generated show is produced by The Jim Henson Company and then-PBS member KCET in Los Angeles, more.

Not very catchy, but at least it isn't annoying like a lot of other themes I know... (Bob the Builder I'm after you! Watch your hat! )

I forgot Curious George, where is he on the list?

I forgot Curious George

26 The Ruff Ruffman Show

The Ruff Ruffman Show is another good show. Ruff, Chet, and Blossom get the kids to learn about putting phone down when driving, meaning eyes on the road.

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