Kids' Movies & TV: Most Popular Articles
2014 Kids and Family Movies - Find out about animated and family oriented live action movies of 2014!
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.
Top 10 Shows for Preschoolers - Read a list of 10 fun and educational shows for preschoolers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Educational TV Shows for Kids Ages 5-9 - Find a list of educational shows for kids that are educational and fun.
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.
2014 Animated Movies - Here are the animated theatrical adventures kids and families can look forward to in 2014.
Movie trailer, synopsis, and fun facts for kids about the animated Disney film Bolt, starring Miley Cyrus and John Travolta. Bolt is rated PG, for some mild action and peril.
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.
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.
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.
Read an article about babies and watching TV. Find out what pediatricians say and what the best available choices are for baby DVDs.
Surf's Up (2007) - Photo gallery and character descriptions for the movie Surf's Up, starring Jeff Bridges, Shia LaBeouf, Zooey Deschanel, James Woods and John Heder. Page 5.
Read about options available to filter or edit offensive content from movies and television. Find out how to buy or rent edited movies.
Ahoy mateys! Whether your kids are three or thirteen, you'll find some great pirate treasures on this list of DVDs and Blu-rays.
Read about the movie Earth to Echo (2014) - Movie details and parent info.
Planes: Fire & Rescue (214) - Read about the second theatrical movie in the Disney Planes franchise from the world of Cars.
The Legend of Hercules (2014) - This action/adventure film depicts the life of the most famous demigod.
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.
Read about BabyFirstTv, the first cable and satellite channel in the U.S. dedicated to providing programming created specifically for babies and toddlers.
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.
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.
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Sheriff Callie and Sparky photo from the Disney Channel series Sheriff Callie's Wild West. Page 5.
Meet The Croods! This hilarious and loveable cave family star in DreamWorks Animation's animated adventure film that will delight families and kids.
Leslie Mann- This photo shows Leslie Mann along side her character Lina from the movie Rio. Page 17.
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.
Read about the Disney live action film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, based on the book by Judith Viorst.
Island of Lemurs: Madagascar - Read about this fascinating documentary for kids and families.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) - Read about the exciting sequel to the fantastical adventure movie How to Train Your Dragon.
Big Hero 6 (2014) - Read about this animated Marvel hero movie from Disney.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Earth to Echo - Movie review for parents.
That silly Cat in the Hat that almost got Sally and her brother in a lot of trouble has popped up again in his own TV show, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That. This educational show for preschoolers airs on PBS kids and has a science-focused curriculum.
Read a review of the PBS KIDS GO TV series called Cyberchase. The animated show is aimed at elementary school kids and focuses on math and computers.
Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior is a Disney Channel original movie starring Brenda Song. Read a summary and info about Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior and find links to related articles.
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.
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.
Train DVDs - Kids have such a fascination with trains and tracks, here are some great DVDs that feature trains.
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.
Read about DVDs that encourage reading or help kids learn to read.
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.
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.
The Nut Job (2014) - Movie info for parents including rating, trailer, and related books and activities.
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.
Find a list of the top Easter movies for kids and families.
Read a review of 'Special Agent Oso,' a Disney Channel series for preschoolers. Voiced by Sean Astin, the furry and lovable Oso is special agent-in-training who needs lots of help from viewers at home to complete his missions.
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.
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.
Divergent - Read about the movie based on the books by Veronica Roth.
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee helps kids understand the issues of our day with a news program that is for kids and about kids.
Read a list of the top ten children's Christmas movies.
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.
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!
Bubble Guppies! - TV Show Review of the exciting Nickelodeon TV show for preschoolers featuring educational underwater adventures.
Frozen (2013) - Movie review for parents.
Read a review of LazyTown including information about plot, characters, and content.
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.
American Girl Movies - List of the movies based on the line of American Girl dolls and the stories behind their characters.
Caillou - Read a review for parents of Caillou, a PBS Kids show for preschoolers.
The Adventurer: Curse of the Midas Box (2014) - Find out about this steam-punk adventure movie targeted toward tweens and teens.
Maleficent (2014) - Movie trailer, clips and info about this Disney origins story of the evil villainess from Sleeping Beauty.
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.
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014) - Read about this animated adventure based on the books by Roger S. Baum.
Meet the high-flying characters from Disney/Pixar's animated comedy adventure Planes. Just click on the images for larger pictures.
Paddington (2014) - Read about this live action and CG animated movie based on the classic children's book.
Jade Pettyjohn: A Real American Girl -- Interview with young actress Jade Pettyjohn about her role in the movie An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars.
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.
Anne Hathaway voicing Jewel, an independent, high-flying blue macaw in the movie Rio. Page 14.
Jesse Eisenberg - Photo of Jesse Eisenberg voicing Blu, the blue macaw star of the animated film Rio. Page 16.
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.
Parental Guidelines Rating: TV-Y Target Age Group: Preschool (2-5 Years) Television Station: Nick Jr.
Film review addressing potential parental concerns over the content of Disney's movie and DVD, High School Musical, starring Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens.
Learn about ideas that can help you encourage your children to have healthy TV viewing habits.
Find a list of great DVDs for kids who love dogs.
The Naked Brothers Band - Read a TV show review of the Nickelodeon show for kids, The Naked Brothers Band, based on the band started by Nat and Alex Wolff.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) - Movie info and trailer for this intelligent animated adventure.
iCarly - Read review for parents of iCarly, the Nickelodeon TV show for tweens. iCarly stars Miranda Cosgrove and is rated TV-Y7.
Super Why - Read a TV show review of Super Why, the PBS KIDS show for preschoolers that encourages reading and early literacy skills.
Transformers: Age of Extinction - Movie review for parents and teens.
The Legend of Hercules - What does a teen think of this movie targeted toward tweens and teens, and what should parents know?
Doc McStuffins - Photos of characters and scenes from the Disney show for preschoolers Doc McStuffins.
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 Croods (2013) - Movie trailer, clips and info for families about this Prehistoric animated adventure/comedy.
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013) - Movie review for Parents of this exciting action movie based on the book series by Rick Riordan.
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.
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.
Maleficent (2014) - Movie review for Parents of this live-action Disney film.
Team Umizoomi - Read a review for parents and show info about Team Umizoomi, Nick Jr.'s math-based series for preschoolers.
The Nut Job (2014) - Movie review for parents of this nutty animated comedy.
Penguin movies for kids and families - penguins have such personality, they star in several movies both live action and animated.
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. Page 13.
A remote control for preschoolers that allows them to play interactive games on certain Disney DVDs.
Disney's Planes (2013) - Movie review for Parents of the Pixar movie from the world of Cars.
Co-host of Nickelodeon's Bubble Guppies show for preschoolers, Molly has beautiful pink hair and a sparkling personality. Page 6.
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.
Up (2009) - Gallery of movie pictures and characters from Disney's landmark 3D movie Up. Page 2.
Epic (2013) - Movie review for Parents
Read a review of Little Einsteins, Disney's TV show for preschoolers, inluding information about plot, characters and content.
Sofia the First Photo Gallery - Find photos and information about the characters in Disney's fairytale series for preschoolers.
Tangled (2010) - Movie review for Parents of the Disney movie Tangled, which tells the story of a new Disney Princess, Rapunzel.
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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.
Brave (2012) Movie Activity Guide - Looking for fun activities and learning opportunities related to the Pixar movie Brave? Here are some fun activities, projects and ideas for kids and families.
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.
Photo of Jay Baruchel from How to Train Your Dragon (2010) - Browse a movie photo gallery of pictures and characters from How to Train Your Dragon. Page 7.
Bubble Guppies. Kids' Movies & TV. Page 2.
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.
The Muppets are back! See the movie trailer and find out more about The Muppets and their new friends.
Movies Based on Roald Dahl Books
Nickelodeon's show for preschoolers, the Bubble Guppies, features fun-loving fish-tailed friends like Goby, pictured here. A creative, artistic type, Goby is a Bubble Guppie who has mega imagination. Page 11.
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.
Muppets Most Wanted (2014) - Movie trailer, clips and info about the Muppets new global adventure.
Parental Guidelines Rating: TV-Y Target Age Group: 4-8 year olds Television Station: PBS "Arthur" Overview
Halloween Shows for Preschoolers - Many of kids' favorite shows have Halloween specials available on DVD. Find a list of DVDs featuring Halloween specials from preschoolers' TV shows.
Read a review of Higglytown Heroes, a Disney Channel show for preschoolers. Higglytown Heroes highlights the everyday jobs that heroes around the community perform and challenges kids to be heroes to.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013) - Movie review for Parents of this super-sized sequel about a food machine gone crazy.
Find a list of St. Patrick's Day movies for kids and families.
Rio 2 Blu-ray - Movie review for parents.
Photo of Oona from the Bubble Guppies, a Nickelodeon TV show for preschoolers. Page 8.
Top Easter Basket Flicks - Here's a list of terrific movies to fill kids' Easter Baskets with something other than candy!
Doc McStuffins - TV Show Review and information about the Disney preschoolers show Doc McStuffins.
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.
Throw a Marvel Super Hero Movie Party - ideas and activities for a Marvel movie party. Whether you have young kids who love the Marvel cartoons or teens who get ramped up about the blockbuster movies, find ideas for a fun Marvel party.
Victorious - TV Show Review of the Nickelodeon series starring Victoria Justice.
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.
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.
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.
Read a review of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney's show for preschoolers. The Mickey Mouse Clubhouse curriculum focuses on problem solving and mathematical skills.
Meet Skye from the Paw Patrol series for preschoolers.
How much TV is too much? Keep kids healthy, both physically and mentally, by setting effective limits on TV and other screen time.
Yo Gabba Gabba! - Photos and characters from the hit Nick Jr. TV show Yo Gabba Gabba! Page 3.
Escape from Planet Earth - Movie trailer, clips and info about this animated alien comedy/adventure movie.
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 the animated series George of the Jungle. The show, which originally premiered in 1967, has been re-imagined for today's kids and airs on Cartoon Network.
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The LEGO Movie - Read a review for parents.
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box - Parent Review of this adventure movie based on a book series.