Kids' Movies & TV: Most Popular Articles
Read a list of the top ten children's Christmas movies.
2014 Kids and Family Movies - Find out about animated and family oriented live action movies of 2014!
Read about children's Christmas DVDs which focus on Christ and His birth.
How Communicative Is Your Preschooler?: 3 Ways TV Time Can Help -- Preschoolers can learn a lot more than just letters and numbers from TV shows or movies. Here's how to help your preschooler learn to communicate, think and analyze just by talking about TV and Movies.
Read about the new ways children's TV programs are beginning to emphasize healthy eating and exercise in order to curb the childhood obesity problem and promote healthy living.
Top 10 Shows for Preschoolers - Read a list of 10 fun and educational shows for preschoolers.
TV Can Be Good for Kids - Read an article about 10 ways in which TV and movies can actually be good for kids. Kids like to watch TV to relax and have fun just like adults do. We can also help children choose programming that can even be beneficial to them as well.
2014 Animated Movies - Here are the animated theatrical adventures kids and families can look forward to in 2014.
Read a list of good DVDs that teach kids the alphabet and phonics.
Top Kids' Movies Based on Books - Read a list of 10 great kids/family movies based on books. Kids can get excited about reading when they see a good book come to life in a movie, and these movies are great adaptations of great books.
Read about three versions of A Christmas Carol that are adapted for children.
Calendar of new releases for upcoming family and children's movies in 2013. Find out what's coming to theaters for families, or find out more about the movies your kids want to see.
Dinosaur Movies - Does your child love dinos? Here is a list of great dinosaur movies movies and age recommendations.
Nature Documentaries for Kids - Find a list of great documentaries about nature and animals that are interesting and educational for families and kids. Kids love watching documentaries and shows about nature and animals, so they offer a great opportunity to entertain and educate.
Robot Movies for Kids - If your kids like robots, here are a few movies that will spark their interest. Listed in order by age recommendation.
Wild Kratts - TV Show Review of the live-action/animated series Wild Kratts. In the series, the Kratts brothers educate and entertain kids with wild animal adventures.
Animated Princess Movies - List of fun animated princess movies for kids and families.
Top 10 Hottest Shows for Tweens - Read a list of TV shows tweens (ages 9-14) love. Find information for parents about content and themes.
Although these Christmas movies will not be found on most top ten lists, it is not because they don't belong there. These Christmas gems have devoted followers, but they are not as well known, and some of those who loved them may have forgotten about them over the years.
Do your kids love the ocean and ocean animals? Here are some great movies that will entertain and educate kids about the ocean and sea creatures.
Educational TV Shows for Kids Ages 5-9 - Find a list of educational shows for kids that are educational and fun.
Train DVDs - Kids have such a fascination with trains and tracks, here are some great DVDs that feature trains.
Super Why - Read a TV show review of Super Why, the PBS KIDS show for preschoolers that encourages reading and early literacy skills.
Read about BabyFirstTv, the first cable and satellite channel in the U.S. dedicated to providing programming created specifically for babies and toddlers.
Read an article about babies and watching TV. Find out what pediatricians say and what the best available choices are for baby DVDs.
Read a review of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney's show for preschoolers. The Mickey Mouse Clubhouse curriculum focuses on problem solving and mathematical skills.
Preschoolers - TV Shows by Subject. List of TV shows for preschoolers' shows that are educational and focus on subjects such as reading, math, science, art and music.
Read about options available to filter or edit offensive content from movies and television. Find out how to buy or rent edited movies.
Read a review of The Very First Noel, a Christmas DVD featuring the voice of Andy Griffith. The Very First Noel is a CG animated version of the Christmas story.
Frozen (2013) - Movie review for parents.
Voted one of the 100 Most Influential People by Time Magazine, Hayao Miyazaki has changed the world of animated film with his beautiful and intriguing movies. Kids are especially captivated by his films, and the unique storylines allow for a lot of thought-provoking discussions about his movies.
Your Baby Can Read! - Read a review of the early language development system created by Dr. Rober Titzer. Your Baby Can Read! is recommended for kids ages 3 months to 5 year.
Paddington (2014) - Read about this live action and CG animated movie based on the classic children's book.
Space Movies for Kids - Find a list of kids' outer space adventures. These movies are all G or PG rated, and will entertain kids of all ages.
Summer Movies for Kids and Families - These summer themed movies are fun for kids and families to celebrate getting out of school and the arrival of warm weather.
TV Shows That Teach Reading & Literacy Skills - Read about TV shows that help kids develop reading and literacy skills. TV time can supplement school or homeschooling to reinforce letter recognition, early reading skills, vocabulary development and more.
Meet The Croods! This hilarious and loveable cave family star in DreamWorks Animation's animated adventure film that will delight families and kids.
Read about 2014's best movies based on books for kids and families.
Penguin movies for kids and families - penguins have such personality, they star in several movies both live action and animated.
WordWorld - Read a TV show review of WordWorld. an animated TV show on PBS KIDS, WordWorld focuses on a curriculum surrounding letters, words and reading.
What is Blu-ray? With all of the new Blu-ray discs coming out featuring a multitude of bonus feature, you may be wondering, exactly what is blu-ray and what features does it offer? With all of the new family and kids' titles coming out, this question is especially important for families.
Into the Woods - Movie trailer, clips and info about this live action Disney movie which presents a musical, modern twist on the Brothers Grimm fairy tales.
Guardians of the Galaxy - How good is this movie targeted toward tweens and teens, and what should parents know?
Read a review for parents of Dora the Explorer, a series for preschoolers on Nick Jr. Dora the Explorer is one of the first interactive educational cartoons for preschoolers.
Caillou - Read a review for parents of Caillou, a PBS Kids show for preschoolers.
Big Hero 6 (2014) - Read about this animated Marvel hero movie from Disney.
Find a list of the top Easter movies for kids and families.
Barbie: Princess Charm School (2011) - In this Barbie installment, a hard-working young girl named Blair gets the chance of a lifetime when she is chosen to attend Princess Charm School, but a very intriguing surprise awaits her.
Selena Gomez - Read about the young actress Selena Gomez. Selena is well-known for her role in the Disney Channel show Wizards of Waverly Place. She was 15 years old at the time Camp Rock aired.
Read a TV show review for parents of Nickelodeon's hit cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants. While some parents have reservations about the show, it has been the number-one animated kids’ show on television for over five years.
Parental Guidelines Rating: TV-Y Target Age Group: Preschool (2-5 Years) Television Station: Nick Jr.
Bubble Guppies! - TV Show Review of the exciting Nickelodeon TV show for preschoolers featuring educational underwater adventures.
Read about the Disney live action film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, based on the book by Judith Viorst.
Up (2009) - Read a review for parents of Disney's animated movie Up, a story about a salesman who ties thousands of balloons to his house and flies away to the wilds of South America.
Best DVDs and Blu-rays for kids and families released in 2014. Check out the latest releases to get gift ideas or ideas for family movie night.
Read about DVDs that encourage reading or help kids learn to read.
Top Kids' Movies Based on Books for tweens - Read a list of great kids/family movies based on books. Kids can get excited about reading when they see a good book come to life in a movie, and these movies are great adaptations of great books.
Meet Winter! Starring as herself in the family film Dolphin Tale, Winter proves to us all that any challenge can be overcome with hard work, faith, and a little help from our friends. Page 4.
Ahoy mateys! Whether your kids are three or thirteen, you'll find some great pirate treasures on this list of DVDs and Blu-rays.
A remote control for preschoolers that allows them to play interactive games on certain Disney DVDs.
Mermaid Movies - Find a list of mermaid movies for kids and families. These movies featuring beautiful mermaids are listed in order of age recommendation. Fine movies for preschoolers up to tweens.
Find out about how the MPAA decides movie ratings for films in America. MPAA movie ratings are decided by the Rating Board, which operates under the MPAA and the NATO.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - Teen review for parents.
The Penguins of Madagascar Review - Those hilariously covert penguins from the Madagascar movies star in their own animated TV Show. Directed at kids and families, the series portray the adventures of the penguins and other animals at the Central Park Zoo.
The Nut Job (2014) - Movie info for parents including rating, trailer, and related books and activities.
Shark movies for kids and families - Is your kid fascinated with sharks? Here is a list of movies featuring the ocean's most fearsome creatures, or in this case, not too fearsome.
Find top picks of family and children's Thanksgiving movies.
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Doc McStuffins and Friends - TV show Photo of Chilly, Lambie, Doc and Hallie. Page 2.
Bugs, Insects, Spiders, and more! -- These DVDs for kids feature all things buggy. Kids can have fun watching a movie and learn a little something too.
Learn about ideas that can help you encourage your children to have healthy TV viewing habits.
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Read a list of kids/family Movies that center around a baseball theme. Find the perfect DVD to give a child who loves baseball and movies.
Top Kids' Movies Based on Books for Preschoolers - Read a list of great kids/family movies based on books. Get your preschoolers excited about learning by reading them a favorite book and then watching the movie together -- or visa versa.
The Wind Rises - Read about this beautiful animated film by Hayao Miyazaki that spans decades and tells a story of history, romance, fantasy and dreams.
Winter smiles up at her friends in Dolphin Tale. Winter the dolphin plays herself in this inspiring family film. Page 10.
America Ferrera photo from How to Train Your Dragon (2010) - Browse a movie photo gallery of pictures and characters from How to Train Your Dragon. Page 8.
On the Disney show for preschoolers, Doc McStuffins, Doc's mom is a real doctor, and a great source of wisdom and advice. Page 4.
A charming little group of friends, the Bubble Guppies have come to play with your child on Nickelodeon. Here are some pictures of the Bubble Guppies, and a little info about who they are.
Maleficent - Movie discussion questions for kids and families.
Morgan Freeman photo as Dr. Cameron McCarthy in the inspiring family film Dolphin Tale. Page 8.
Interstellar - Teen Review. Kids' Movies & TV.
Find a list of great DVDs for kids who love dogs.
Team Umizoomi - Read a review for parents and show info about Team Umizoomi, Nick Jr.'s math-based series for preschoolers.
Doc McStuffins at Work - View photos from the Disney series for preschoolers, Doc McStuffins. Page 5.
Sheriff Callie and Sparky photo from the Disney Channel series Sheriff Callie's Wild West. Page 5.
3D Movies (DVDs and Blu-ray) at Home - With the increase in 3D theatrical movie releases, more 3D DVDs and Blu-rays are subsequently being released. Will your family enjoy the 3D experience at home? How do you get the best viewing experience? Find tips on how to get the best viewing experience.
Rufus is a mischievous pelican in the movie Dolphin Tale. Meet Rufus and some of the other characters in this inspiring family film. Page 9.
Meet Doc McStuffins, a special little girl with a magic stethoscope. Doc fixes injured stuffed animals in her playhouse clinic.
The TV Teacher: Alphabet Beats - Can a DVD be an effective teacher? The TV Teacher makes learning to recognize, sound out and write the letters fun in the Alphabet DVDs.
Demi Lovato - Read about the young actress Demi Lovato. Demi is well-known for her role in the Disney Channel movie Camp Rock. She was 15 years old at the time Camp Rock aired.
Doc McStuffins - Photos of characters and scenes from the Disney show for preschoolers Doc McStuffins.
Read about the movie Annie (2014) - A modern day remake of the 1982 classic that stole our hearts.
Austin Stowell - Photo of Austin Stowell as Kyle Connellan in the family movie Dolphin Tale. Page 11.
Photo of Harry Connick Jr. as Dr. Clay Haskett in the 2011 family film Dolphin Tale. Browse a gallery of photos from the inspiring movie about Winter the dolphin. Page 5.
Sofia the First Photo Gallery - Find photos and information about the characters in Disney's fairytale series for preschoolers.
Kris Kristofferson movie photo from the inspiring family film Dolphin Tale. Find out more about the characters in the movie. Page 6.
Animated Movies Set in Exotic Locales - Travel around the world as you watch these popular family friendly animated movies set in flavorful countries around the globe. Have fun learning about the culture and countries that have been brought to animated life.
Dolphin Tale (2011) stars the inspiring dolphin Winter as herself. Check out photos of Winter and other characters in the movie and find out more about them. In this scene, Winter's friends stay the night with her to make sure she's okay. Page 7.
Meet the prince and princesses from Sofia the First. When Sofia's mother marries the king, she gets two new step-sibling: Princess Amber and Prince James. Page 5.
The Maze Runner - What does a teen think of this PG-13 film? and is the movie appropriate for your child?
Saving Mr. Banks movie review for parents.
What Do the MPAA Ratings Mean? Find out about the MPAA movie ratings and what they mean. The Rating Board uses these general guidelines when deciding what to rate a movie.
Doc McStuffins and Her Dad - On the Disney Channel show for preschoolers, Doc McStuffins, Doc's dad is a supportive source for help and advice. Page 3.
Read a review of the PBS KIDS show Sid the Science Kid. Sid the Science Kid uses comedy and music to teach kids about science. Rated TV-Y.
Read a review for parents of Between the Lions, a PBS Kids show which focuses on literacy. Between the Lions teaches children about letter sounds, letter combinations, and reading.
Best Movies for Road Trips - If you have a long drive ahead of you, keep the family entertained, and even educated, with these great movies.
Doc McStuffins - Photo of Doc helping her little brother and a friend. See more photos from the Disney series Doc McStuffins. Page 6.
New for Christmas 2011 - These DVDs and Blu-rays are new for Christmas this year. Check out a list of new holiday-themed movies for kids and families.
Read about the characters on Handy Manny, Disney's show for preschoolers. Handy Manny and his tools entertain kids while teaching them about solving problems and getting along.
Read about the movie Dolphin Tale 2 (2014), the sequel story of the inspiring dolphin Winter that introduces her new friend Hope.
Island of Lemurs: Madagascar - Read about this fascinating documentary for kids and families.
Ben Stiller is back for round 3 -- Read about the movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Read about the first ever Mickey Mouse Clubhouse DVD, Mickey Saves Santa. The DVD features 3 episodes of the new CG animated Disney series for preschoolers, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.
Disney Buddies Movies - Find out about movies featuring those loveable pups, the Buddies. B-Dawg, Rosebud, Bud-Dha, MudBud, and Budderball are the puppies of the famous Air Bud, and they are ready for adventures.
Doc McStuffins Photo of Lambie and Stuffy - Doc's stuffed animal friends help her out in her backyard playhouse toy clinic. Page 7.
Cozi Zuehlsdorff plays Hazel in the inspiring 2011 family film Dolphin Tale. Check out photos from the movie and find information about the characters. Page 2.
Team Umizoomi - See pictures of Bot, Geo, and Milli from the Nick Jr. TV series Team Umizoomi. Page 2.
Barbie as the Island Princess - DVD review for parents. Barbie stars as Princess Rosella in this CG animated movie for kids. Barbie as the Island Princess is not rated.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) - Movie info and trailer for this intelligent animated adventure.
Valentine's Day is the first fun day to celebrate after the official holiday season is over. Here are 10 Valentine's Day movies for kids and families.
Read about ten ghoulishly good Halloween movies for young children and families. Watch an oldie but goodie, or a newer haunting flick to get your kids in the mood for family fun this Halloween. These Halloween movies are great for kids of all ages.
The Book of Life Movie Activity - Skull Art based on the movie and the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead.
Sofia the First - Read about this Disney TV series for preschoolers that centers around a little girl who becomes a fairytale princess when her mother marries the king.
Team Umizoomi - See pictures of Bot, Geo, and Milli and other characters from the Nick Jr. TV show for kids ages 2-7. Page 4.
The Boxtrolls (2014) - Are you ready for something new and different? The creators of Coraline present this new stop-motion/CG animated film full of intriguing new characters, comedy and mayhem.
Team Umizoomi - See pictures of Bot, Geo, and Milli from the math-focused educational and entertaining Nick Jr. show for preschoolers. Page 5.
Read a list of Halloween movies that are great for kids, but may be too scary for very young children. These Halloween movies are all rated PG or G, but some scenes could still be very scary for some kids.
Doc McStuffins - TV Show Review and information about the Disney preschoolers show Doc McStuffins.
In this photo from Dolphin Tale, Sawyer swims along with Winter and her new tail. See photos from the movie and find out more about the characters. Page 12.
In this magical moment from Disney's princessy show for preschoolers, Cinderella Visits Sofia the First. Page 7.
Film review addressing potential parental concerns over the content of Disney's movie and DVD, High School Musical, starring Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens.
Pictured here is Nonny from the Nickelodeon show for preschoolers, Bubble Guppies. Nonny has a unique and endearing personality. He is a little cautious, but he always gets there eventually. Page 10.
Dolphin Tale (2011) photo of Sawyer looking at Winter through the glass at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Page 3.
Read about DVDs featuring the hit Disney Channel show for preschoolers,Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse DVDs include several holiday themed episodes which are fun for kids any time of year.
Interstellar (2014) - Movie review for parents of this intense space fantasy.
Bears (2014) - Movie trailer, clips and info about the Disneynature film that takes us into the world of some of natures most beloved and feared creaters - bears!
Sugar Rush is one of the game lands featured in Disney's Wreck-It Ralph movie. Something rotten could be going on in this candy coated wonderland. Page 3.
Baby Einstein Discovery Kits - Baby Einstein kicks it up a notch with discovery kids that add additional elements of interaction for parents and babies. Check out the three levels that allow babies to watch, listen, and learn.
Co-host of Nickelodeon's Bubble Guppies show for preschoolers, Molly has beautiful pink hair and a sparkling personality. Page 6.
Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 - Discuss these questions with your family and get tweens and teens thinking about analytical topics like the role of media and individualism.
High School Musical 2 - Photo gallery of pictures from the movie and descriptions of the characters. High School Musical 2, starring Zac Efron, Vanessa Anne Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, and Lucas Gabreel, will air on the Disney Channel August 17, 2007.
Jake and the Never Land Pirates - Meet Jake and his adventurous pirate crew Cubby, Izzy and Skully. The Disney Jr. series immerses preschoolers in the swashbuckling action of Jake and his band of polite pirates with a show that is entertaining and educational.
Victorious - TV Show Review of the Nickelodeon series starring Victoria Justice.
Research has shown that educational programs can help kids learn the basics and get ready for Kindergarten. Use the time kids already spend in front of the TV to enhance kids' learning and teach them early literacy and math skills.
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated) Genre: Childrenâs Educational Runtime: 41 minutes Age Range: 9 months to
Gerard Butler Photo from How to Train Your Dragon (2010) - Browse a movie photo gallery of pictures and characters from How to Train Your Dragon. Page 9.
The Adventurer: Curse of the Midas Box (2014) - Find out about this steam-punk adventure movie targeted toward tweens and teens.
Read about the movie Earth to Echo (2014) - Movie details and parent info.
Peter Rabbit's Christmas Tale - This TV special for preschoolers introduces Beatrix Potter's characters in a fun and educational Christmas story.