Kids' Movies & TV: Most Popular Articles
2014 Kids and Family Movies - Find out about animated and family oriented live action movies of 2014!
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.
Green eggs and ham, anyone? This weekend (March 2) is Dr. Seuss' birthday. Celebrate by reading a few Seuss books and/or watching TV renditions of his
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.
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.
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.
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 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 a list of the top ten children's Christmas movies.
The Book of Life Movie Activity - Skull Art based on the movie and the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead.
Read an article about babies and watching TV. Find out what pediatricians say and what the best available choices are for baby DVDs.
Dinosaur Movies - Does your child love dinos? Here is a list of great dinosaur movies movies and age recommendations.
What are you watching?! -- Help your child set good media standards and teach them to act according to their values.
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.
Educational TV Shows for Kids Ages 5-9 - Find a list of educational shows for kids that are educational and fun.
Read about the Disney live action film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, based on the book by Judith Viorst.
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.
Big Hero 6 (2014) - Read about this animated Marvel hero movie from Disney.
Find top picks of family and children's Thanksgiving movies.
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.
Find a list of the top Easter movies for kids and families.
Animated Princess Movies - List of fun animated princess movies for kids and families.
Should You Let Kids Watch TV in the Car?
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.
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.
iCarly - Read review for parents of iCarly, the Nickelodeon TV show for tweens. iCarly stars Miranda Cosgrove and is rated TV-Y7.
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.
Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest Review (2013) - Read about this fall/Halloween-themed Curious George DVD.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013) - Movie review for Parents of this super-sized sequel about a food machine gone crazy.
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 Halloween Sing Along DVDs for Kids.
Read about 2014's best movies based on books for kids and families.
Train DVDs - Kids have such a fascination with trains and tracks, here are some great DVDs that feature trains.
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.
VeggieTales tell kids awesome animated stories with a biblical lesson to help them apply the scriptures to real life in a fun and effective way. Find out about some of the best VeggieTales DVDs available.
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.
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 options available to filter or edit offensive content from movies and television. Find out how to buy or rent edited 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.
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.
The Nut Job (2014) - Movie info for parents including rating, trailer, and related books and activities.
Rise of the Guardians (2012) - Movie poster of Pitch, the villain in the animated epic adventure movie Rise of the Guardians. Page 6.
Ahoy mateys! Whether your kids are three or thirteen, you'll find some great pirate treasures on this list of DVDs and Blu-rays.
Help Kids Overcome Fears and Nightmares triggered by content in TV or movies.
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 children's Christmas DVDs which focus on Christ and His birth.
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.
Paddington (2014) - Read about this live action and CG animated movie based on the classic children's book.
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.
Parental Guidelines Rating: TV-Y Target Age Group: Preschool (2-5 Years) Television Station: Nick Jr.
Leslie Mann- This photo shows Leslie Mann along side her character Lina from the movie Rio. Page 17.
Learn about ideas that can help you encourage your children to have healthy TV viewing habits.
You don't have to be the bad guy! Here are some fun ways to help kids limit their screen time and learn powerful life lessons in the process.
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.
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.
Doc McStuffins and Friends - TV show Photo of Chilly, Lambie, Doc and Hallie. Page 2.
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 about the movie Annie (2014) - A modern day remake of the 1982 classic that stole our hearts.
B-Dawg from Spooky Buddies. Kids' Movies & TV. Page 8.
The Adventurer: Curse of the Midas Box (2014) - Find out about this steam-punk adventure movie targeted toward tweens and teens.
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.
Read about DVDs that encourage reading or help kids learn to read.
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.
Sheriff Callie and Sparky photo from the Disney Channel series Sheriff Callie's Wild West. Page 5.
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box - Parent Review of this adventure movie based on a book series.
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.
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 Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney's show for preschoolers. The Mickey Mouse Clubhouse curriculum focuses on problem solving and mathematical skills.
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.
Doc McStuffins - Photos of characters and scenes from the Disney show for preschoolers Doc McStuffins.
Find a list of great DVDs for kids who love dogs.
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 about the movie Earth to Echo (2014) - Movie details and parent info.
Super Why - Read a TV show review of Super Why, the PBS KIDS show for preschoolers that encourages reading and early literacy skills.
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.
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.
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: Interview with Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, and Will Poulter
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.
Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas - Read a DVD review for parents of The Nightmare Before Christmas DVD/Blu-ray. Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas is rated PG.
Caillou - Read a review for parents of Caillou, a PBS Kids show for preschoolers.
Bubble Guppies! - TV Show Review of the exciting Nickelodeon TV show for preschoolers featuring educational underwater adventures.
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Read about the movie Dolphin Tale 2 (2014), the sequel story of the inspiring dolphin Winter that introduces her new friend Hope.
The Maze Runner - What does a teen think of this PG-13 film? and is the movie appropriate for your child?
Doc McStuffins - Photo of Doc helping her little brother and a friend. See more photos from the Disney series Doc McStuffins. Page 6.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) - Read about the exciting sequel to the fantastical adventure movie How to Train Your Dragon.
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Island of Lemurs: Madagascar - Read about this fascinating documentary for kids and families.
The Making of Brave (2012) - Fun facts about the making of the Disny/Pixar movie Brave.
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.
Doc McStuffins Photo of Lambie and Stuffy - Doc's stuffed animal friends help her out in her backyard playhouse toy clinic. Page 7.
Frozen (2013) - Movie review for parents.
Ben Stiller is back for round 3 -- Read about the movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
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.
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.
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.
Divergent - Read about the movie based on the books by Veronica Roth.
The Legend of Hercules (2014) - This action/adventure film depicts the life of the most famous demigod.
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.
Co-host of Nickelodeon's Bubble Guppies show for preschoolers, Molly has beautiful pink hair and a sparkling personality. Page 6.
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.
Film review addressing potential parental concerns over the content of Disney's movie and DVD, High School Musical, starring Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens.
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.
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.
Should You Allow Kids to Have a TV in Their Room?
Sofia the First Photo Gallery - Find photos and information about the characters in Disney's fairytale series for preschoolers.
Read about the movie The Book of Life (2014) - A festive animated flick reminiscent of the colorful Day of the Dead holiday.
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.
A remote control for preschoolers that allows them to play interactive games on certain Disney DVDs.
Doc McStuffins at Work - View photos from the Disney series for preschoolers, Doc McStuffins. Page 5.
Jesse Eisenberg - Photo of Jesse Eisenberg voicing Blu, the blue macaw star of the animated film Rio. Page 16.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Saving Mr. Banks movie review for parents.
Jessie - Read a parent review of this Disney Channel comedy.
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.
Team Umizoomi - See pictures of Bot, Geo, and Milli from the Nick Jr. TV series Team Umizoomi. Page 3.
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!
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.
Winter smiles up at her friends in Dolphin Tale. Winter the dolphin plays herself in this inspiring family film. Page 10.
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated) Genre: Childrenâs Educational Runtime: 41 minutes Age Range: 9 months to
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.
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.
Parental Guidelines Rating: TV-Y Target Age Group: 4-8 year olds Television Station: PBS "Arthur" Overview
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.
Austin Stowell - Photo of Austin Stowell as Kyle Connellan in the family movie Dolphin Tale. Page 11.
Doc McStuffins - Photo of Doc's friendly helpers Squeakers, Chilly and Lambie. View more photos from the TV show Doc McStuffins. Page 8.
Meet Doc McStuffins, a special little girl with a magic stethoscope. Doc fixes injured stuffed animals in her playhouse clinic.
Maleficent (2014) - Movie trailer, clips and info about this Disney origins story of the evil villainess from Sleeping Beauty.
Find ideas about how to throw a fun character themed birthday party.
Maleficent - Movie discussion questions for kids and families.
Godzilla - Teen review and info for parents.
Penguin movies for kids and families - penguins have such personality, they star in several movies both live action and animated.
Take a trip to animated Rio with these photos from the Rio movie. Find out about the feathered friends whose adventure takes place in the flavorful country of Brazil. Page 18.
Jonah Hill photo from How to Train Your Dragon (2010) - Browse a movie photo gallery of pictures and characters from How to Train Your Dragon. Page 12.
TJ Miller Photo from How to Train Your Dragon (2010) - Browse a movie photo gallery of pictures and characters from How to Train Your Dragon. Page 13.
Read about TV shows for preschoolers that feature Spanish words and Latino characters, music and customs.
Photo of Gil from the Nickelodeon show for preschoolers Bubble Guppies. Page 7.
Read a review of Little Einsteins, Disney's TV show for preschoolers, inluding information about plot, characters and content.
Team Umizoomi - See pictures of Bot, Geo, and Milli from the Nick Jr. TV series Team Umizoomi. Page 2.
Meet Jake and the Never Land Pirates. This band of smart, polite kid pirates sail the seas looking for treasure and thwarting the dastardly deeds of the infamous Captain Hook. See photos from the show and find out about the characters that have preschoolers captivated.
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It - DVD review for parents of The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It, based on the work of R.L. Stine. The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It is rated PG for scary content and thematic elements.
The Legend of Hercules - What does a teen think of this movie targeted toward tweens and teens, and what should parents know?
Read about the educational and fun DVD for preschoolers, Peg + Cat: Chickens on the Loose. This math-based show will delight your kids, and the bonus material provides several valuable activities that inspire learning and creativity.