Tot School Tuesday: Top 10 Educational Shows on Netflix

Hi there!

Welcome to Tot School Tuesdays… soon to be Teach Me Tuesdays! Tot School Tuesdays is growing! Rather than just honing in on activities and idea for tots, we are doing to focus on all things kid-friendly and educational. Teach Me Tuesdays seems to encompass that, so I hope you are all love the name change.

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Today I am sharing the Top 10 Educational Shows on Netflix for your kiddos. Generally, there’s not a whole lot of TV watching in our house. We don’t have cable or satellite TV… we watch movies and Netflix if the TV is on. We find this more affordable for our family and honestly, we’re busy doing other things so it’s just not necessary. There are times, however, that our daughter watches TV. Typically a show in the morning while she is eating breakfast and a show during lunch and/or rest time. Saturdays are a little more “lax” on TV privileges as well. I LOVE the selection of educational series and shows that Netflix offers and they are our go-to shows that we allow our 5 year old to watch.

top 10 educational shows

1. Leap Frog

*Teaches math, phonics, shapes, reading, alphabet and more! Suggested age: Preschool through first grade.

2. Word Girl

*Teaches vocabulary, reading, and reading comprehension. Suggested age: Kindergarten through third grade.

3. Super Why

*Teaches spelling, reading, reading comprehension, vocabulary, parts of a story, and more! Suggested age: Kindergarten through 2nd grade.

4. Pinky Dinky Doo

*Teaches vocabulary, reading, reading comprehension, parts of a story, rhyming words, and more! Suggested age: Preschool through 2nd grade.

5. Wild Kratts

*Teaches science including animals and places around the world. Suggested age: Kindergarten through 3rd grade.

6. Magic School Bus

*Teaches science including animals, insects, sound, light, earth, electricity and so much more! Suggested age: Kindergarten through 3rd grade.

7. School House Rock

*Teaches everything form math to parts of speech to grammar and critical thinking skills all while using song and rhyme. Suggested age: Kindergarten through 3rd grade.

8. Justin Time

*Teaches science and nature through imaginary journeys. Suggested ages: Preschool through first grade. 

9. Quiz Time

*Teaches preschool and kindergarten skills using a game show style. Suggested age: Preschool and Kindergarten.

10. Sammy’s Story Shop

*Teaches reading, reading comprehension, parts of a story, story genres and more. Suggested age: Kindergarten through 2nd grade.

 

Do your kiddos watch any of these shows? I highly recommend them! My daughter learned her letter sounds from Leap Frog after watching the show 2 times… the songs are so cute and catchy and really make learning fun! Many of these shows have free educational games online too…just Google search the title of the show!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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Comments

  1. I just stopped by from See Vanessa Craft when I read she’s not doing Tot School Tuesday anymore :( I’m excited thats it is still contiuing and I love the name change! Thank you, Kara!
    Whitney

    • MinefortheMaking says:

      Hi Whitney!
      I will be missing sweet Vanessa, but I know that her babies need her :) I hope you will be by every week for Teach Me Tuesday! SO happy you like the name :)

  2. we loooove super why!

  3. Have you checked out Signing Time? Love that series. Very educational and lots of great music that you don’t mind hearing over and over again as a parent.

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