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Elf Pets: A Fox Cub's Tale Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Lights, songs, and good cheer delight in short holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Jelly Band App Poster Image
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age 4+
Build fun musical loops, with limitations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Mazaam - The Musical Genius App Poster Image
age 4+
Lovely harmony of audio and visuals could use more variety.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Norman Picklestripes TV Poster Image
age 4+
Funny fix-it guy teaches about community through song.
Network: Universal Kids
(2019)
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Mister Maker’s Arty Party TV Poster Image
age 4+
Creative kids' crafting series teaches art and entertains.
Network: YouTube
(2015)
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Mister Maker TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun arts and crafts how-to show teaches creative skills.
Network: YouTube
(2007)
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Mister Maker Comes To Town TV Poster Image
age 4+
Fun visits from expert inspire preschoolers to get creative.
Network: YouTube
(2010)
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Toc and Roll App Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun music-maker has a few false notes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Dear Boy, Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Encouraging advice for boys stresses kindness, compassion.
By Paris Rosenthal, Jason Rosenthal
(2019)
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Because Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Inspiring look at the life-changing power of music.
By Mo Willems
(2019)
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Hoopla Kidz TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Mild musical vids teach preschoolers early literacy skills.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2010)
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Dance & Sing with True TV Poster Image
age 4+
Lively music videos reflect parent show's positive themes.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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A Piñata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Classic carol brims with Spanish words, Mexican traditions.
By Pat Mora
(2009)
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When Angels Sing: The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana Book Poster Image
age 4+
Vivid picture book traces rock star's humble Mexican roots.
By Michael James Mahin
(2018)
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Motown Magic TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Thoughtful musical series emphasizes self-confidence.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Pete the Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas TV Poster Image
age 4+
Heartwarming holiday story emphasizes gifts of the heart.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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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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Super Monsters Monster Party TV Poster Image
age 4+
Lively, short music vids promote positive social behavior.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Imagine! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Wordless book celebrates art with magical trip to museum.
By Raúl Colón
(2018)
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Draw In App Poster Image
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age 4+
Artistic fun erased by problematic controls, loads of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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