Kids' Movies & TV: Most Popular Articles
2015 Kids and Family Movies - Find out about animated and family oriented live action movies of 2015!
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.
2014 Kids and Family Movies - Find out about animated and family oriented live action movies of 2014!
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.
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.
Educational TV Shows for Kids Ages 5-9 - Find a list of educational shows for kids that are educational and fun.
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.
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.
Dinosaur Movies - Does your child love dinos? Here is a list of great dinosaur movies movies and age recommendations.
Animated Princess Movies - List of fun animated princess movies for kids and families.
Movie Preview for Parents for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2
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.
Train DVDs - Kids have such a fascination with trains and tracks, here are some great DVDs that feature trains.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 list of kids/family Movies that center around a baseball theme. Find the perfect DVD to give a child who loves baseball and movies.
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 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.
Big Hero 6 (2015) - Movie review for Parents of this animated Disney super hero flick.
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.
Read about BabyFirstTv, the first cable and satellite channel in the U.S. dedicated to providing programming created specifically for babies and toddlers.
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.
Ahoy mateys! Whether your kids are three or thirteen, you'll find some great pirate treasures on this list of DVDs and Blu-rays.
Super Why - Read a TV show review of Super Why, the PBS KIDS show for preschoolers that encourages reading and early literacy skills.
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.
Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie preview for families
Bubble Guppies! - TV Show Review of the exciting Nickelodeon TV show for preschoolers featuring educational underwater adventures.
Find a list of the top Easter movies for kids and families.
Parental Guidelines Rating: TV-Y Target Age Group: Preschool (2-5 Years) Television Station: Nick Jr.
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.
Rio Movie Scavenger Hunt - Don't miss all the fun Brazil facts presented in the movie Rio! Print out the scavenger hunt and read the questions before watching the movie, then see if you can find all the answers.
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.
Read about options available to filter or edit offensive content from movies and television. Find out how to buy or rent edited movies.
Maleficent - Movie discussion questions for kids and families.
Cinderella (2015) - Read about this live-action version of a Disney classic.
Learn about ideas that can help you encourage your children to have healthy TV viewing habits.
Strange Magic (2015) - Movie Trailers, Clips, and Info about this madcap animated film based on A Midsummer Night's Dream
Monkey Kingdom (2015) - Movie trailer, clips and info about this Disneynature film.
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.
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.
Rio Scavenger Hunt Answers. Kids' Movies & TV. Page 2.
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.
The Lorax movie photos - The Lorax stands up for the trees, and the bar-ba-loots, Humming-fish and Swomee-swans. Page 3.
Tomorrowland (2015) - Read about this mystery adventure movie Disney.
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.
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.
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.
Read about DVDs that encourage reading or help kids learn to read.
Sheriff Callie and Sparky photo from the Disney Channel series Sheriff Callie's Wild West. Page 5.
Team Umizoomi - Read a review for parents and show info about Team Umizoomi, Nick Jr.'s math-based series for preschoolers.
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.
Caillou - Read a review for parents of Caillou, a PBS Kids show for preschoolers.
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.
Meet The Croods! This hilarious and loveable cave family star in DreamWorks Animation's animated adventure film that will delight families and kids.
Earth Day movies for kids -- list of children's DVDs about Earth Day, being green, and the environment.
MPAA Rating: NR Genre: Childrens Educational/Animated Runtime: 45 minutes Age Range: 4 to 8 years "Arthur
Doc McStuffins - Photos of characters and scenes from the Disney show for preschoolers Doc McStuffins.
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.
Team Umizoomi - See pictures of Bot, Geo, and Milli from the Nick Jr. TV series Team Umizoomi. Page 2.
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.
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.
The commercial isn't even half way over yet, but the kids are already begging for that toy. How does advertising affect kids, and what can you do about it?
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.
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.
Read a review of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney's show for preschoolers. The Mickey Mouse Clubhouse curriculum focuses on problem solving and mathematical skills.
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Photo of Gil from the Nickelodeon show for preschoolers Bubble Guppies. Page 7.
Sofia the First Photo Gallery - Find photos and information about the characters in Disney's fairytale series for preschoolers.
Austin Stowell - Photo of Austin Stowell as Kyle Connellan in the family movie Dolphin Tale. Page 11.
She's spirited, curious and fun, and she's got awesome hair! Meet Deema, a preschooler Bubble Guppie from the Nickelodeon show Bubble Guppies. Page 9.
Penguin movies for kids and families - penguins have such personality, they star in several movies both live action and animated.
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.
Film review addressing potential parental concerns over the content of Disney's movie and DVD, High School Musical, starring Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens.
Co-host of Nickelodeon's Bubble Guppies show for preschoolers, Molly has beautiful pink hair and a sparkling personality. Page 6.
The Divergent Series: Insurgent - Movie Review for parents of tweens and teens
Photo of Oona from the Bubble Guppies, a Nickelodeon TV show for preschoolers. Page 8.
Winter smiles up at her friends in Dolphin Tale. Winter the dolphin plays herself in this inspiring family film. Page 10.
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.
Sofia the First: Once Upon A Princess - Review and info about this Disney TV movie which launches a new series for preschoolers.
Bubble Guppies. Kids' Movies & TV. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
What, you didn't know there were underwater puppies? Bubble Puppy is a Bubble Guppie's best friend, and kids love him too! Page 12.
Read about TV shows for preschoolers that feature Spanish words and Latino characters, music and customs.
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.
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.
Doc McStuffins and Friends - TV show Photo of Chilly, Lambie, Doc and Hallie. Page 2.
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.
Paddington (2015) - Read about this live action and CG animated movie based on the classic children's book.
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 a list of the top ten children's Christmas movies.
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.
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.
Team Umizoomi - See pictures of Bot, Geo, and Milli from the math-focused educational and entertaining Nick Jr. show for preschoolers. Page 5.
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.
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.
Barbie : A Fashion Fairytale (2010) - Read about the DVD
Agent Maria Hill - from Marvel's The Avengers. See photos and characters from the 2012 movie Marvel's The Avengers. Page 9.
Yo Gabba Gabba! - Photos and characters from the hit Nick Jr. TV show Yo Gabba Gabba! Page 3.
Team Umizoomi - See pictures of Bot, Geo, and Milli from the Nick Jr. TV series Team Umizoomi. Page 3.
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.
Avengers: Age of Ultron -- Movie review for parents about appropriateness for kids and families
Kris Kristofferson movie photo from the inspiring family film Dolphin Tale. Find out more about the characters in the movie. Page 6.
Preschoolers can go on an underwater adventure every day with the Bubble Guppies! This photo from the Nickelodeon show for preschoolers Bubble Guppies is from a musical segment about going to the doctor. Page 3.
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated) Genre: Childrenâs Educational Runtime: 41 minutes Age Range: 9 months to
Frozen (2013) - Movie review for parents.
Jupiter Ascending - Movie Info for parents
When Should You Let Your Child See a PG-13 Movie?
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.
Doc McStuffins - Photo of Doc's friendly helpers Squeakers, Chilly and Lambie. View more photos from the TV show Doc McStuffins. Page 8.
Doc McStuffins - Photo of Doc helping her little brother and a friend. See more photos from the Disney series Doc McStuffins. Page 6.
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.
Big Hero 6 - Movie related games and activities
Find a list of great DVDs for kids who love dogs.
Doc McStuffins at Work - View photos from the Disney series for preschoolers, Doc McStuffins. Page 5.
A remote control for preschoolers that allows them to play interactive games on certain Disney DVDs.
Joan Graves, Head of the Classification and Rating Administration board of the MPAA, discusses the movie rating process, how board members are chosen, and the difficulties involved in providing consistent and effective rating for parents.
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.
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.
Movies Based on Roald Dahl Books
Parental Guidelines Rating: TV-Y Target Age Group: 4-8 year olds Television Station: PBS "Arthur" Overview
Yo Gabba Gabba! - Photos and characters from the hit Nick Jr. TV show Yo Gabba Gabba! Page 4.
In the Disney show for preschooler Sofia the First, Sofia rides a flying horse named Minimus. Just an example of the magic in store for little viewers. Page 6.
Photo of Little Fish from the Bubble Guppies show for preschoolers. Page 13.
Read about 2014's best movies based on books for kids and families.
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.
Team Umizoomi - See pictures of Bot, Geo, and Milli from the Nick Jr. TV series Team Umizoomi. Page 6.
The Electric Company - Read about The Electric Company. Based on the classic TV series, The Electric Company is a new and updated version of the show that focuses on literacy for kids ages 6-9 years. Rated TV-Y.
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.
Sofia the First: The Floating Palace - DVD Review for Parents.
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.
Wizards of Waverly Place - Photo Gallery of Characters from the Disney Channel show 'Wizards of Waverly Place,' starring Selena Gomez, David Henrie, and Jake T. Austin. Wizards of Waverly Place Pictures.
Doc McStuffins Photo of Lambie and Stuffy - Doc's stuffed animal friends help her out in her backyard playhouse toy clinic. Page 7.
How much TV is too much? Keep kids healthy, both physically and mentally, by setting effective limits on TV and other screen time.
How to Train Your Dragon (2010) - Movie photo gallery of pictures and characters from How to Train Your Dragon. Page 3.
The Nut Job (2014) - Movie info for parents including rating, trailer, and related books and activities.
Preview list of films in the DC Cinematic Universe
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.
Find a list of St. Patrick's Day movies for kids and families.
Captain Hook and his crew, Mr. Smee, Bones and Sharky, are plundering pirates in Jake and the Never Land Pirates. Jake and his crew must retrieve the items Captain Hook steals and set a good example for Hook and viewing children. Page 8.