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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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Angelina Ballerina TV Poster Image
age 3+
A little mouse dreams big -- OK for all ages.
Network: Sprout
(2002)
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Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps TV Poster Image
age 3+
Dancing dynamo has positive messages for young viewers.
Network: PBS Kids
(2009)
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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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Julie's Greenroom TV Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful series teaches young kids about performance arts.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Creative Galaxy: Arty's Holiday Masterpiece TV Poster Image
age 4+
Tale celebrates holiday diversity, creative problem-solving.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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Little Big Shots TV Poster Image
age 5+
Amazing kids wow in funny, family-friendly talent display.
Network: NBC
(2016)
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Leap! Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated ballet adventure is heartwarming but uneven.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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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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Mad Hot Ballroom Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Enchanting dance documentary hits all the right beats.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Oliver! Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Glorious musical based on Dickens' Oliver Twist.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1968)
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Imba Means Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Vibrant, uplifting docu about African children's choir.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Backstage TV Poster Image
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age 8+
So-so Fame-esque kids' show raises relevant issues.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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Little Big Shots: Forever Young TV Poster Image
age 8+
Senior citizens take center stage in inspiring talent show.
Network: NBC
(2017)
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Yankee Doodle Dandy Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Patriotic '40s classic charms, but some dated behaviors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1942)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Ballerina's Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Engrossing dance docu introduces powerful role model.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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High Strung Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Hip-hop and classical artists stop, collaborate, and learn.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Unsinkable Molly Brown Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Debbie Reynolds is center stage in spirited 1964 musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1964)
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Step Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Dance gives teen girls focus, power in moving documentary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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