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Watership Down (1978) Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Book-based animated tale has intense peril, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1978)
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The Jungle Book (Animated) Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Jaunty animation meets jazzy songs in Disney classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1967)
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Rocko's Modern Life TV Poster Image
age 11+
Modern and funny, but edgy content isn't for young kids.
Network: Nicktoons
(1993)
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The Underneath Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
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PBSKids.org Website Poster Image
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age 4+
Simple and safe; a great first site for preschoolers.
URL: http://www.pbskids.org
(2007)
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Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Adorable 'toon fun for all, no matter how small.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Cross-country caper with mild peril is OK for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Kidoodle.TV Website Poster Image
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age 4+
Safe videos for kids with parental controls -- for a fee.
URL: https://www.kidoodle.tv
(2014)
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Beat Bugs TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Beatles songs + engaging stories = fun family entertainment.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents: A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cute story of two boy bunnies who get married.
By Jill Twiss
(2018)
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The Berenstain Bears TV Poster Image
age 4+
Kids are welcome in bear country.
Network: PBS
(2003)
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Curious George (2006) Movie Poster Image
age 4+
A simple, sweet, sometimes silly monkey tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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64 Zoo Lane TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Bedtime stories for the afternoon.
Network: Kidstream
(2001)
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Willa's Wild Life TV Poster Image
age 4+
Life's a zoo for young girl and her critter pals.
Network: ION, NBC, qubo
(2008)
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The Big Year Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sweet travelogue/comedy is tame but not aimed at kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Lucas the Spider TV Poster Image
age 4+
Adorable animated videos may make you love spiders.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2007)
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Jumanji: The Next Level Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Charming sequel offers generational humor but can get dark.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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