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Fantasia Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Breathtaking animation feat -- with some creepy visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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Sesame Street TV Poster Image
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age 2+
Classic show endures changes, but learning content remains.
Network: PBS
(1969)
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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Bambi Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney's original circle-of-life story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1942)
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Antiques Roadshow TV Poster Image
age 10+
PBS gem mixes appraisals, history, and suspense.
Network: PBS
(1997)
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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood TV Poster Image
age 3+
Classic series gently promotes social skills, imagination.
Network: PBS
(1968)
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Reading Rainbow TV Poster Image
age 4+
Encouraging kids to read, one book at a time.
Network: PBS
(1983)
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Growing Up... TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Conservation tales that pull your heartstrings.
Network: Animal Planet
(2011)
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NOVA TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Stellar science series expands curious minds.
Network: PBS
(1974)
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Sagwa the Chinese Siamese Cat TV Poster Image
age 4+
Wonderful series based on Amy Tan's kids' book.
Network: PBS
(2001)
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The Twilight Zone TV Poster Image
age 10+
Classic morality tales still make you think.
Network: Syfy, Syndicated
(1959)
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The Adventures of Curious George and His Friends Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Classic childrens tales brought lovingly to life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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My Neighbor Totoro Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Beautifully animated fantasy about friendship fit for all.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Adventures TV Poster Image
age 5+
Ocean adventures and research; great for kids.
Network: PBS
(2006)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Beakman's World TV Poster Image
age 7+
Madcap science show makes learning a thrill.
Network: Syndicated
(1992)
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October Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Oobi TV Poster Image
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age 2+
Bare-hand "puppets" will delight preschoolers.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2003)
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Wild Kingdom TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Revamped classic brings nature's wonders up close.
Network: Animal Planet
(1963)
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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart TV Poster Image
age 13+
News made funny; for teens and adults only.
Network: Comedy Central
(1999)
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