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Max & Maestro TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Charming series teaches music appreciation across genres.
Network: Kidstream
(2019)
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Crafty Kids Club TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun series uses arts and crafts to teach problem solving.
Network: YouTube
(2013)
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Extraordinary Women App Poster Image
age 7+
Exceptional stories and self-reflection offer inspiration.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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L.O.L. Surprise! Winter Disco TV Poster Image
age 7+
Toy-themed movie has a little edge; tons of marketing.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas TV Poster Image
age 7+
So-so holiday horse tale warms with timely themes.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Top Elf TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Lots of holiday spirit in fun building competition.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Finding Santa Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Holiday tale has cartoon action, suspense, intense peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Silly holiday story sends positive message about kindness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum Book Poster Image
age 7+
Horse guides kids on fun trip through art history.
By Dr. Seuss
(2019)
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DreamWorks Home: For the Holidays Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet, silly holiday special will make young kids giggle.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Groove High TV Poster Image
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age 7+
OK musical series promotes creativity, performing arts.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2012)
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When Calls the Heart: The  Heart of Homecoming Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Christmas comes to Hope Valley in wholesome, feel-good tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Musical has great songs, slapstick laughs, mixed messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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When Calls the Heart: The Heart of Faith Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Christmas on the frontier; holiday messages, wholesome tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Legendary Miss Lena Horne Book Poster Image
age 7+
Solid intro to singer, movie star, civil rights activist.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2017)
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Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Lots of plot packed into tale of faith and holiday miracles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Pac's Scary Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Some potty humor in bland, unoriginal Halloween tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The  Nutcracker Sweet Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Quirky animated version of classic; some jeopardy, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Art Academy: Home Studio Game Poster Image
age 7+
Excellent teaching tool for aspiring artists.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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Northpole Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet film with magic, elves, romance, and holiday spirit.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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