All Reviews

csm_website
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Educationally valuable videos come with a monthly premium.
URL: http://www.curiositystream.com
(2015)
csm_book
age 5+
 
Energetic sketches show the power of one boy's pen.
By Christopher Myers
(2015)
csm_book
age 5+
 
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
By Misty Copeland
(2014)
csm_tv
age 5+
 
How-to show inspires creativity through fun craft projects.
Network: Disney Channel
(2014)
csm_book
age 5+
 
Funny story of bear searching for cub boasts detailed art.
By Benjamin Chaud
(2013)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Kids make fanciful facial art using everyday objects.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
csm_app
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Bright, random colors engage, but options are limited.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
age 5+
 
Barbie teaches kids about classic ballets; some romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Dance with a Guppy or an Umizoomi for fitness and fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
csm_book
age 5+
 
Triumphant tale of artistic misfit and creative teacher.
By Bruce Degen
(2012)
age 5+
 
Sweet dance tale marred by commercialism and poor quality.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
csm_website
age 5+
 
LEARNING
YouTube-like site for kids is good for play and discovery.
URL: http://Zui.com
(2012)
csm_movie
age 5+
 
Penguin sequel has fun musical numbers, a few mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 5+
 
Classical music and magic add charm to usual comic mayhem.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
csm_movie
age 5+
 
Ultra-cute kid flick has a few scary, emotional moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
csm_book
age 5+
 
Boy dives into mazes in wordless, imaginative adventure.
By Barbara Lehman
(2006)
age 5+
 
Light-hearted Shirley Temple fairy tale set in Depression.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
age 5+
 
Macaulay Culkin v. Mouse King in NYC Ballet treat.
On DVD/Streaming
(1997)