Looking for educational TV shows for your young students that are also fun to watch? Look no further. We have compiled a list below for you to try out:

  • The Magic School Bus 
      • The show, based on the best-selling book series by the same name, follows the eccentric Ms. Frizzle and her class as they set off on field trips via virtual bus ride. The students set off on wacky adventures while learning all about science. This show is very educational and fun for kids. It is also nostalgic for young parents who watched it as  they grew up. You can find The Magic School Bus on Netflix, YouTube, iTunes, Amazon, Google Play. 
  • The Magic School Bus Rides Again 
      • The Magic School Bus Rides Again offers the same entertaining adventures as the original and popular show it’s based on. The show promotes imagination and innovation as the students go on truly magical adventures in each episode. You can find it on Netflix. 
  • Ask the Storybots 
      • For the Storybots, answering questions is their business and pleasure. They investigate and find the information to answer each episode’s title question like, “Why do we have to recycle?”; “How do cell phones work?” and “Why do people look different?” It is one of the most popular educational shows today. Ask the Storybots is recommended for children ages: 3-8 and can be found streamed on Netflix.
  • Curious George
      • Curious George the television series is designed to inspire kids to explore science, math and engineering in the world around them in a fun and entertaining way. Each half-hour episode includes two animated stories followed by short live-action pieces showing real kids who are investigating the ideas that George introduces in his stories. The series encourages inquiry and curiosity, promotes hands-on exploration, and shows parents and caregivers how to support children’s science and math-related play. Curious George is great for children ages 3 and up. You can stream it on Hulu and PBS.org.
  • Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood
      • There is no doubt if you watched TV as a kid, you know what Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood is about. The series uses music, make believe, and everyday tasks to illustrate kid-friendly themes like honesty, overcoming fears, and being a good friend. Virtual field trips expose viewers to how common products are made, and the host’s visits with his neighbors demonstrate how their jobs benefit the community. Occasionally the show explores sensitive subjects like divorce or the loss of a loved one, but it’s always done in a responsible manner that’s appropriate for kids. You can stream Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood on YouTube, Apple TV, PBSKids.org or Amazon Prime.
  • Super Why 
      • Super Why is a great show featuring a team of fairytale superheroes. The two-way dialogue between the show’s dynamic characters (Whyatt, Princess Pea, and Red Riding Hood) and children makes for a sweet interactive experience. It is a great show for younger children learning to read. You can stream it on Hoopla, PBS Kids Amazon Channel or watch it on PBSKids.org. 
  •  Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
    • Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is produced by the same people as Mister Rodgers’ Neighborhood and, aside from being an animated series centered on a young tiger, closely parallels the gentle tone and emphasis on social strategies that have made Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood a TV icon. Daniel Tiger and his experiences will validate the emotions children experience — such as disappointment, sadness, frustration, and joy — before demonstrating age-appropriate techniques for dealing with them. The show has strong messages about friendship and family bonds, as well as respect for curiosity. This delightful series is a well-rounded choice for little kids, and parents who have fond memories of Mr. Rogers. They will enjoy revisiting his messages with a new generation of characters. You can watch Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood on PBSkids.org or you can stream it on Youtube or Amazon Prime. 

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  • Google Arts and Culture:
    • Google Arts & Culture is an online platform through which the public can view high-resolution images and videos of artwork and cultural artifacts from partner cultural organizations throughout the world. You can tour more than 900 collections from the U.S. to Japan. You can take a virtual tour of museums around the world, explore Van Gogh’s bedroom, or even zoom in on Frida’s unibrow. It is very educational, entertaining and a great curriculum supplement for students of all ages.