"Best of" Lists
Kids are hearing a lot about being "green" these days as parents and teens grapple with questions about climate change, pollution, and the effects of globalization on the environment. TV can both inform and transport viewers to places they wouldn't otherwise see (such as the rainforest or the desert). For the littlest kids, an appreciation of the natural world through beautiful images and captivating animals plants the seeds of environmental awareness. As kids get older, more specific lessons about the earth, the challenges it faces in this modern age, and how people can work to improve the environment are timely and age-appropriate. Check out our editors' picks below for some of the best environmentally focused shows on TV today -- for Earth Day or any day! Also try our list of Environmental Books for Kids.