Kids' Movies & TV: Most Popular Articles
Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 - Review for Parents of this popular movie targeted toward tweens and teens.
2014 Kids and Family Movies - Find out about animated and family oriented live action movies of 2014!
Find top picks of family and children's Thanksgiving movies.
Read a list of the top ten children's Christmas movies.
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 Animated Movies - Here are the animated theatrical adventures kids and families can look forward to in 2014.
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 good DVDs that teach kids the alphabet and phonics.
Read about children's Christmas DVDs which focus on Christ and His birth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dinosaur Movies - Does your child love dinos? Here is a list of great dinosaur movies movies and age recommendations.
Free Birds (2013) - Movie review for Parents of this animated turkey movie.
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.
Educational TV Shows for Kids Ages 5-9 - Find a list of educational shows for kids that are educational and fun.
Super Why - Read a TV show review of Super Why, the PBS KIDS show for preschoolers that encourages reading and early literacy skills.
Read an article about babies and watching TV. Find out what pediatricians say and what the best available choices are for baby DVDs.
Big Hero 6 (2014) - Read about this animated Marvel hero movie from Disney.
Train DVDs - Kids have such a fascination with trains and tracks, here are some great DVDs that feature trains.
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.
Interstellar (2014) - Movie review for parents of this intense space fantasy.
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.
Read about BabyFirstTv, the first cable and satellite channel in the U.S. dedicated to providing programming created specifically for babies and toddlers.
Read about three versions of A Christmas Carol that are adapted for children.
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.
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.
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 2014's best movies based on books for kids and 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.
Paddington (2014) - Read about this live action and CG animated movie based on the classic children's book.
Read about the Disney live action film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, based on the book by Judith Viorst.
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.
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.
Meet The Croods! This hilarious and loveable cave family star in DreamWorks Animation's animated adventure film that will delight families and kids.
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.
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.
Caillou - Read a review for parents of Caillou, a PBS Kids show for preschoolers.
Read a review of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney's show for preschoolers. The Mickey Mouse Clubhouse curriculum focuses on problem solving and mathematical skills.
Learn about ideas that can help you encourage your children to have healthy TV viewing habits.
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.
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.
The Nut Job (2014) - Movie info for parents including rating, trailer, and related books and activities.
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.
Find a list of the top Easter movies for kids and families.
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.
Ahoy mateys! Whether your kids are three or thirteen, you'll find some great pirate treasures on this list of DVDs and Blu-rays.
Penguin movies for kids and families - penguins have such personality, they star in several movies both live action and animated.
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.
Read about the movie Annie (2014) - A modern day remake of the 1982 classic that stole our hearts.
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.
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.
The Book of Life Movie Activity - Skull Art based on the movie and the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead.
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.
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.
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.
Island of Lemurs: Madagascar - Read about this fascinating documentary for kids and families.
Read about DVDs that encourage reading or help kids learn to read.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Interstellar - Teen Review. Kids' Movies & TV.
Guardians of the Galaxy - How good is this movie targeted toward tweens and teens, and what should parents know?
Bubble Guppies! - TV Show Review of the exciting Nickelodeon TV show for preschoolers featuring educational underwater adventures.
Find a list of great DVDs for kids who love dogs.
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.
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 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.
Maleficent - Movie discussion questions for kids and families.
A remote control for preschoolers that allows them to play interactive games on certain Disney DVDs.
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!
Read about the movie The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay, Part 1, based on the best selling trilogy by Suzanne Collins.
Frozen (2013) - Movie review for parents.
Team Umizoomi - See pictures of Bot, Geo, and Milli from the math-focused educational and entertaining Nick Jr. show for preschoolers. Page 5.
iCarly - Read review for parents of iCarly, the Nickelodeon TV show for tweens. iCarly stars Miranda Cosgrove and is rated TV-Y7.
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.
Doc McStuffins - Photos of characters and scenes from the Disney show for preschoolers Doc McStuffins.
The Adventurer: Curse of the Midas Box (2014) - Find out about this steam-punk adventure movie targeted toward tweens and teens.
Team Umizoomi - Read a review for parents and show info about Team Umizoomi, Nick Jr.'s math-based series for preschoolers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Read about the movie Earth to Echo (2014) - Movie details and parent info.
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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.
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.
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.
Saving Mr. Banks movie review for parents.
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.
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.
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.
Sheriff Callie and Sparky photo from the Disney Channel series Sheriff Callie's Wild West. Page 5.
Ben Stiller is back for round 3 -- Read about the movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Jesse Eisenberg - Photo of Jesse Eisenberg voicing Blu, the blue macaw star of the animated film Rio. Page 16.
The Legend of Hercules (2014) - This action/adventure film depicts the life of the most famous demigod.
Doc McStuffins and Friends - TV show Photo of Chilly, Lambie, Doc and Hallie. Page 2.
Divergent - Read about the movie based on the books by Veronica Roth.
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.
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 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.
Doc McStuffins at Work - View photos from the Disney series for preschoolers, Doc McStuffins. Page 5.
2015 Kids and Family Movies - Find out about animated and family oriented live action movies of 2015!
In this magical moment from Disney's princessy show for preschoolers, Cinderella Visits Sofia the First. Page 7.
Doc McStuffins - Photo of Doc helping her little brother and a friend. See more photos from the Disney series Doc McStuffins. Page 6.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Co-host of Nickelodeon's Bubble Guppies show for preschoolers, Molly has beautiful pink hair and a sparkling personality. Page 6.
Read about the movie Dolphin Tale 2 (2014), the sequel story of the inspiring dolphin Winter that introduces her new friend Hope.
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.
Anne Hathaway voicing Jewel, an independent, high-flying blue macaw in the movie Rio. Page 14.
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.
Victorious - TV Show Review of the Nickelodeon series starring Victoria Justice.
Carlos Saldanha - This picture of Carlos Saldanha shows him surrounded by the characters from his film Rio. Page 15.
Meet Doc McStuffins, a special little girl with a magic stethoscope. Doc fixes injured stuffed animals in her playhouse clinic.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) - Read about the exciting sequel to the fantastical adventure movie How to Train Your Dragon.
Doc McStuffins Photo of Lambie and Stuffy - Doc's stuffed animal friends help her out in her backyard playhouse toy clinic. Page 7.
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.
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.
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.
Team Umizoomi - See pictures of Bot, Geo, and Milli from the Nick Jr. TV series Team Umizoomi. Page 3.
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box - Parent Review of this adventure movie based on a book series.
The Maze Runner - What does a teen think of this PG-13 film? and is the movie appropriate for your child?
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.
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated) Genre: Childrenâs Educational Runtime: 41 minutes Age Range: 9 months to
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.
The Hobbit: There and Back again - Read about the third movie in the Hobbit trilogy and find information for parents.
In the film Rio the actors are as flavorful as the setting. Nico and Pedro are voiced by Will.i.am and Jaime Foxx. Page 12.
Photo of Gil from the Nickelodeon show for preschoolers Bubble Guppies. Page 7.
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.
Kris Kristofferson movie photo from the inspiring family film Dolphin Tale. Find out more about the characters in the movie. Page 6.
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.
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.
Photo of Oona from the Bubble Guppies, a Nickelodeon TV show for preschoolers. Page 8.
Doc McStuffins - Photo of Doc's friendly helpers Squeakers, Chilly and Lambie. View more photos from the TV show Doc McStuffins. Page 8.
Maleficent (2014) - Movie review for Parents of this live-action Disney film.
Film review addressing potential parental concerns over the content of Disney's movie and DVD, High School Musical, starring Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens.
Find a list of St. Patrick's Day movies for kids and families.