Best Media Lists: Our Recommendations for Families

Need some fresh ideas for your next family movie night? In the market for apps and games that will entertain your kids and teach them a thing or two? Looking for a book to engage your reluctant reader? Our editors have hand-picked lists of their favorite titles in every category of media we cover -- movies, TV, books, music, websites, apps, and games (including learning ratings) -- to give you the information you need to make the best choices for your family. All of our picks are entertaining and rated to help you decide whether they're age-appropriate for your kids.
Disney Princess Enchanted Learning Game Poster Image
Find magic, adventure, heroes, and heroines in these fun kids' games.
X-Men TV Poster Image
Everyone's favorite mutants are everywhere you look!
Cramble App Poster Image
Play and learn together with these fast-paced trivia games.
Dora's Big Birthday Adventure Game Poster Image
Fun, portable, and varied -- what makes DS games great!
Batman Justice Unbalanced Game Poster Image
Caped Crusader exploits for fans of all ages.
Half Magic: Tales of Magic, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Abracadabra -- check out these magical fantasies for kids.
Active Life: Outdoor Challenge Game Poster Image
Everyone can join in with these all-ages games.
Spy Kids Movie Poster Image
Secret agents, intrigue, double crosses, and more.
Kung Fu Panda Movie Poster Image
Earn a black belt in movie selection with these picks.
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse TV Poster Image
In moderation, TV can be a great teaching tool.
Sesame Street TV Poster Image
Kids' shows that stand the test of time.
NBA Hoop Troop Website Poster Image
The latest news, player information, stats, and more. Website Poster Image
TV isn't just for the tube anymore.
A Child's Celebration of Classical Music Music Poster Image
Introduce kids to these soothing and enlightening tracks.
Latin Lullaby Music Poster Image
Collection of lovely music with Spanish flavor.
Snazzy Music Poster Image
Uplifting, positive music for kids of faith.
The Best of Both Worlds Concert Soundtrack Music Poster Image
Squeaky clean titles are pop-perfection.
Dreamin' with Def Leppard Music Poster Image
Music kids and parents can both groove to.
African Lullaby Music Poster Image
Soothing sounds and bouncy beats for wee ones.
Carnival Ride Music Poster Image
Put a spring in kids' two-stepping walk.