Find the best for your family

See what's streaming, limit strong violence or language, and find picks your kids will love with Common Sense Media Plus.

Join now

Book Reviews

Disney Princess Enchanted Learning Game Poster Image
age 4+
Ariel and Cinderella lead educational games.
Platforms: Leapster
(2005)
Continue reading
Degrassi TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 14+
Superb, socially conscious drama deals with tough issues.
Network: TeenNick
(2001)
Continue reading
The Return of the King Book Poster Image
age 12+
The exciting and bittersweet conclusion of Frodo's quest.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1955)
Continue reading
The Thief and the Cobbler Movie Poster Image
age 5+
A must for family viewing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
Continue reading
Tom Thumb Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 6+
Fun musical adventure for the family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1958)
Continue reading
Princess Academy Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
Continue reading
King Dork Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 15+
Dark, funny coming-of-age with lots of mature content.
By Frank Portman
(2006)
Continue reading
Hattie Big Sky Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.
By Kirby Larson
(2006)
Continue reading
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
Continue reading
Fairy Godmother Tycoon Game Poster Image
age 12+
Wacky fairytale biz sim lets kids conjure riches.
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
Continue reading
Cinderella Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 5+
Sweet fairy-tale classic for little princes and princesses.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1950)
Continue reading
Princess Mononoke Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 12+
Epic, compelling, and violent anime classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
Continue reading
The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
Continue reading
Shrek Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 6+
Gross-out laughs meet a marvelous fairy tale mix.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
Continue reading
Fairy Tale: A True Story Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Two girls convince a nation that fairies are real.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
Continue reading
The Princess Diaries Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet tale about growing up is terrific fun for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
Continue reading
Shrek 2 Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 6+
Just as much fairy tale fun as the first one.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
Continue reading
American Graffiti Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 13+
Coming-of-age classic still a must-see for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
Continue reading
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Game Poster Image
age 6+
Deep and varied play in immersive fairy game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Continue reading
Adventure Time TV Poster Image
age 10+
Original, if nonsensical, hilarity; expect minor weapons.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
Continue reading

Pages