Good movies can be used as educational tools for kids. Kids can learn so much from good educational movies: morals, social values, histories, science, storytelling, … Over time, iGameMom has put together many recommendations on good educational movies for kids of different ages, and tips on how to help kids learn with movies. Here you will find our most popular posts on good educational movies for kids and family, as well as movie related tips.
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We love Netflix and have a family movie night every Saturday where I let the kids pick a movie to watch together. I think the last one was SantaBuddies? With the puppies? We will continue our tradition in the coming year. Thanks!
My nieces love Mickey Mouse and The Magic Schoolbus. They watch them all the time.
We would watch The Magic School Bus and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.
We begin homeschooling this year, so we would use it to watch educational shows like the magic school bus and any type of documentary!
We would watch Hey Arnold, Rugrats, and the Magic School Bus.
We will watch Turbo, The Boxcar Children and Disney movies.
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I would find the Little Rascals to watch with the kids.
Oh, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! I loved that movie!
The first movie we would watch would be Hugo
So many to pick from. I love the old fashion movies with good family values like Little Women and Shirley Temple movies.
We will watch some family movies for New Years with our children.Mary Poppins is always popular among others. It’s a fun time with an imp message.
We’ll probably watch movies like Monsters, Inc. Thanks for this giveaway. It would be great to win NetFlix for a year!
My daughter and I would love to watch the Disney movies Mulan and Hercules!
My nephew and I find a lot of good movies on Netflix. We like to watch Paranorman, and I would like to see the Lorax for the first time.
Watching movies is the one way my grandson, who is a tween, can get away with a cuddle without sacrificing his street cred. We enjoy watching wildlife documentaries together.
Since my kids are older, we would watch the documentaries on real life events for educational things. We really love Netflix. Thanks for sharing!
We will watch Lorax
If we won the Netflix membership we would enjoy classic movies like The Sound of Music and The Wizard of Oz.
We love to watch documentaries–dinosaurs, animals in nature, solar system and space. A great way to learn.
I’d like to watch The Muppet Movie. I think everyone would enjoy it.
Magic school bus is a must!
I want to watch Holes with my 3rd grader because she’s reading the book in her class!
We’ll be watching the Magic School Bus together
If I won, we’d watch Magic Schoolbus and HGTV shows (my 6 year old son loves watching The Property Brothers lol)
We love The Magic Schoolbus and SciGirls.
we would watch the magic school bus.
We would watch VeggieTales and I would watch the seasons of Bones all over again!
If we won the giveaway we would enjoy the Muppets movies. They are classics!
If we won a Netflix membership, I would watch Walking with the Dinosaurs with my kids.
We would watch history shows on the Smithsonian channel.
Musicals – like The Sound of Music & Annie. I believe music is vital for development!
we would watch frozen over and over and over again
I would love to watch Annie with my kids!
Definitely want to watch James and the Giant Peach and Charlottes Web- thanks for the chance to win Netflix
We will watch The Magic School Bus, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (kids love this show!), and How It’s Made documentaries.
Would love to win the Netflix prize! If we won, we would probably start with some of their awesome nature documentaries – there’s some great ones on there.
We will watch a lot of animal shows and National Geographic.
We would love to watch Phineas and Ferb
We will be watching The Magic Schoolbus.
We’d watch a Muppet Christmas Carol and maybe Grease! Fun!
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If I won, I would let my kids watch age appropriate programming. My daughter loves Bubble Guppies! Thank you!
I’d be watching The Croods if i won!
We will be watching Cars and Planes!
If we win, we will watch Disney movies just like I did when I was little.
We will be watching Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, How to Train your Dragon, and all the Disney movies!
If we win, we are going to watch The Velveteen Rabbit.
We would watch Charlottes Web (we just finished reading the book) or magic school bus. We haven’t seen the little engine that could so we would probably watch that one too! Lots of great options on netflix!
We love watching Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – not technically a movie, but a great one all the same! 😉
We love The Magic School Bus!
We watch a lot of Disney Movies and the magic school bus!
My daughter has been watching a lot of Monster High and Winx-Club on Netflix recently!
We would probably start with Arthur and Martha Speaks.
we’d love to have family movie nights so this would be a big help and my daughter would love to watch the lego friends episodes 🙂
we’d be watching the magic school bus!
We would watch a lot of PBS kids.
I would love to watch Escape to Witch Mountain with my children! Even my younger kiddos would love the adventure in this one! I saw the original when I was a child, so it would be neat to watch it again with my kids!
My daughter and I would be watching lots of Disney movies since Netflix has a ton to choose from!
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We would watch a lot of Disney movies!
My youngest loves Mickey Mouse.
We would watch Mickey Movies
I’d go for PBS travel documentaries. My whole family enjoys those.
all the sitcoms that I grew up with in the 80s with my kids — 🙂
we have been watching a lot of Barny movies on netflix. my boys love them and i find they learn
we would be watching the Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
I will be watching all the Charlie Brown movies and the 80’s and 90’s sitcoms.
I plan to watch Annie with my grandson
We would watch Jazzy 123 and Jamaroos Musical ABC because my kids are really interested in music and these movies would thrill them because of that!
I would like to watch Magic School Bus with my son.
I would like to watch the old episodes of Roseanne and other 90’s sitcoms!
I want to watch Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 for our next family movie night.
It would be fun to watch Sleepless in Seattle.
Thanks for the contest.
I love that there are so many options of things to watch with my daughter on Netflix!! She absolutely adores shows like The Magic School Bus and I love it when she watches cartoons like that because she gets to watch something that interests her and is learning at the same time. It’s amazing!!
Oh, we’d love to watch Finding Nemo and Ice Age with our child if we’d win.
we would watch Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return with our grandkids
if I win I would watch the Magic school bus
This is a wonderful resource to utilize in our homeschool. I appreciate the categories to make it even easier to find shows to view on particular subjects.
if i won we’d watch beethoven
If I won the contest I would watch Charlotte’s Web with my son – such a great movie!
Our son loves anything PBS – especially Daniel Tiger!
we love peep and the big wide world
We love The Magic School Bus here at our house! My husband is a science teacher and he even loves Magic School Bus movies and books!
I’d love to watch Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return with my daughter!
My daughter loves the Magic School Bus. Well, I have seen a few episodes and I like it too. 🙂
We’d be watching Escape to Witch Mountain, I love that movie.
This is so nice to have a guide for kids viewing.
The Magic School Bus is one of our favorites!
I think The Magic School Bus is my favorite to watch with the kids.
We will for sure watch The Muppet Movie and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2.
We’ve seen Ghostbusters, but not Ghostbusters 2, so I think we will watch that on New Year’s Eve.
Looking at some of the movies that Netflix has brings back a lot of memories Escape to witch mountain was the first movie that I ever saw. It was my mom’s favorite. I would love to watch it with my daughter.
We will be watching the series “How Stuff Works”, and “The Magic School” bus if we win! Thanks so much for the chance!!!
The magic schoolbus was my fav!! I would love my kids to see that.
My son loves Mickey Mouse club house. He has learned so much from it.
Stuart Little! I loved that movie, and my boys have yet to see it!
we would watch Happy New Year Charlie Brown:…The Little Engine That Could
I will be watching the Magic School bus with the grandkids as well as family friendly movies such as Disney, etc.
I would watch Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
I have so many great memories of the magic school bus and Ms Frizzle that would be our first pick! askandilltell86 at aol
I would definitely be showing my kids The Magic School Bus, I love miss frizzle! Mickey Mouse is always great for us too!
We love watching Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.
We’ll be watching holiday movies such as Elf and Disney movies.
I’d watch The Sound Of Music.
I think we would watch some documentaries from Docurama – my boy has really been into reading biographies and we could find one of somebody he’s read about as a companion piece
we love watching mickey mouse club house!
we will be watching a lot of mickey mouse clubhouse
I like that there are also family fun movies. also each one of my kids has the movies customized for them based on their watching preferences
We would watch the Magic School Bus and any of the Disney movies!
We love the Magic School bus series! It’s so great when learning can be fun
We’d be watching Escape to Witch Mountain & Stuart Little.
We would be watching lots of baby genius, jem and the holograms and Mulan
We would love to watch the Velveteen Rabbit and The Magic School Bus with the entire family, thanks!
My son and I both LOVE Netflix! This time of year we love to watch all the Christmas movies. My favorite is Frosty the Snowman. And of course we end up watching Mickey’s Christmas all year long! Lol.
As a mother of an autistic boy, we are always toting around a mp3, dvd players, notebooks and phones to occupy our son during “waiting” times. Having Netflix would be great as we could link him to so many great movies.
We would probably watch some of the Disney movies that are on Netflix like Mulan and Winnie the Pooh! Thank you for the giveaway!
I am an educator and a grandma. As both, I use your site quite frequently. Both of my grandchildren are under 4 but love animated movies. Daniel Tiger is a favorite along with Sesame St. and Sprouts. We will also watch movies from Disney, along with movies from National Geographic and animal planet.
We would LOVE Netflix for a year and would probably start with the great movies from the Smithsonian!