Sibling Watch-Together TV

When brothers and sisters are different ages, it can be hard to find television that appeals to everyone and still feels age-appropriate. That extra-gentle show your preschooler loves might be way too boring for a tween sibling. Or an older kid's favorite mystery series could be too hard to follow for a younger kid. But sharing media is a great way for kids of different ages to bond and learn from each other -- and maybe even stop arguing for a little while. These TV shows appeal across age groups. For more crowd-pleasers, try Family TV Shows to Watch Together, Reality TV for the Whole Family, and Shows for Kids While You're Making Dinner.

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The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo

age 3+

Furry friend hosts delightful, family-friendly talk show.

Network: HBO Max (2020)
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Charlie and Lola

age 4+

Brit siblings set good examples; great for kids.

Network: Disney Channel (2005)
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Forky Asks a Question

age 4+

"Toy Story 4" star ponders mysteries with charm.

Network: Disney+ (2019)
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Fresh Beat Band of Spies

age 4+

Animated spin-off touts problem-solving skills, plus music.

Network: Nick Jr. (2015)
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Green Eggs and Ham

age 4+

Charming book-inspired series has cross-generational appeal.

Network: Netflix (2019)
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Julie's Greenroom

age 4+

Delightful series teaches young kids about performance arts.

Network: Netflix (2017)
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Motown Magic

age 4+

Thoughtful musical series emphasizes self-confidence.

Network: Netflix (2018)
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The Muppet Show

age 7+

Classic Muppet series mixes stars and kid-friendly content.

Network: Syndicated (1976)
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Peanuts

age 4+

Sweet vignettes with positive messages have broad appeal.

Network: Boomerang (2016)
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Snoopy in Space

age 4+

Super show shares lots of laughs, facts from Peanuts gang.

Network: Apple TV+ (2019)
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Arthur

age 5+

A thoughtful cartoon for kids to grow up on.

Network: PBS (1996)
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The Electric Company

age 5+

Excellent update of '70s classic makes English lessons fun.

Network: PBS (2009)
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If I Were an Animal

age 5+

Gentle reality series is charming and family-friendly.

Network: Netflix (2018)
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The Lion Guard

age 5+

Simba's son monitors circle of life in meaningful series.

Network: Disney Channel (2016)
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Molly of Denali

age 5+

Alaska Native character's adventures celebrate heritage.

Network: PBS Kids (2019)
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Nature Cat

age 5+

House cat's adventures inspire kids to get out and play.

Network: PBS Kids (2015)
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Odd Squad: Odd Beginnings

age 5+

Problem-solving team takes resourcefulness on the road.

Network: PBS Kids (2020)
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Phineas and Ferb

age 5+

Duo's over-the-top schemes are fun for kids.

Network: Disney XD (2007)
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Shaun the Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom

age 5+

More stop-motion laughs from mischievous farm flock leader.

Network: Netflix (2020)
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Tangled: The Series

age 5+

More delightful adventures from Rapunzel and her friends.

Network: Disney Channel (2017)
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