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

Movie Reviews

Growing Up... TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 5+
Conservation tales that pull your heartstrings.
Network: Animal Planet
(2011)
Continue reading
Moon Plane Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 2+
Soft, nostalgic artwork for dreamers of all ages.
By Peter McCarty
(2006)
Continue reading
The Giver, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
A riveting utopian novel that's expertly crafted.
By Lois Lowry
(1993)
Continue reading
The Dark Is Rising Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic fantasy is a bit slow, but enthralling.
By Susan Cooper
(1973)
Continue reading
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban--PC Version Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fabulous game continues the magic of Harry Potter.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
Continue reading
LeapPad: The Amazing Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 6+
Kids use their Spidey-sense to help Spider-Man.
Platforms: LeapPad Learning System
(2004)
Continue reading
Castle: Medieval Days and Knights Book Poster Image
age 7+
Lots of information packed into appealing pop-up.
By Kyle Olmon
(2006)
Continue reading
American Experience TV Poster Image
age 12+
History comes alive in excellent docuseries.
Network: PBS
(1988)
Continue reading
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom Book Poster Image
age 5+
Award-winning picture-book treatment of Tubman.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2006)
Continue reading
Didi & Ditto Kindergarten Game Poster Image
age 5+
A memorable kindergarten software experience.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2004)
Continue reading
The Red Balloon Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 7+
Imaginative story told entirely through vivid visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1957)
Continue reading
Sagwa's Storybook World Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful treat based on Amy Tan's kids' book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Continue reading
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dr. Seuss subtly exposes greed and commercialism.
By Dr. Seuss
(1957)
Continue reading
Dragon Tales: Learn & Fly with Dragons Game Poster Image
age 5+
Fly with dragons while learning math and logic.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2004)
Continue reading
Madden NFL 2005 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Excellent fun for the whole family.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2004)
Continue reading
Lunch Money Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
Continue reading
The Aurora County All-Stars Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, moving, thoughtful small-town life.
By Deborah Wiles
(2007)
Continue reading
Music Ace Deluxe Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 7+
Comprehensive music lessons are fun, interactive.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2004)
Continue reading
Backyard Baseball 2005 Game Poster Image
age 7+
A great baseball simulation for kids.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
Continue reading
Nim's Island Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 7+
Lighthearted, satisfying survival story.
By Wendy Orr
(2001)
Continue reading

Pages