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Text "SmartStartOETA" to 274448

Bright By Text

OETA has teamed up with Smart Start Central Oklahoma and Bright By Text to deliver free activities, games, advice, and PBS KIDS content to parents and caregivers of children ages 0-8 via text. Messages are targeted to your child’s age and include information on child development, language and early literacy, health and safety, behavioral tips and more.

How does it work?

  • Text "SmartStartOETA" to 274448 (be sure not to use spaces)
  • Choose your preferred language
  • Enter your child's age
  • Provide your ZIP code for local events and resources
  • Text "Stop" at any time to unsubscribe
  • You can also sign up here

This program supports early childhood development and education by equipping parents and caregivers with research-supported tips and resources from trusted local and national sources. Bright by Text is an organization which equips families with essential information to promote their child’s healthy development through the early stages of life.

To sign up, simply text the word “SmartStartOETA” to 274448 or follow the weblink below. You will receive two to five short text messages per week, and each message provides a link for more information. To sign up additional children, simply text “SmartStartOETA” to 274448 an additional time for each child.

Learn more about Bright By Text. NOTE: Bright By Text is a free service, but standard text message or data fees my apply.

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