Today I am sharing a list of the best educational shows on Netflix and Amazon for elementary students. Whether you are looking for summer enrichment, homeschool extension activities or you are desperate to find something educational to keep your kids occupied during school closures, this list has got you covered!
20 Educational Shows for Kids on Amazon and Netflix
Here’s the dealio:
As an elementary school teacher I know that children learn best through enriching and engaging hands-on experiences.
I also know that isn’t always possible.
Instead of feeling guilty for allowing your children to have screen time, just choose one of these online educational programs so they are learning while they are watching.
Awesome Educational Shows for Kids
Check out these fun, engaging and educational shows for kids that you can find on Amazon or Netflix.
The newest series from PBS Kids. Co-produced by The Jim Henson Co., the animated series is designed to teach children aged 4-7 about marine life and the ocean and help them build social-emotional skills.
Bill Nye is the Science Guy, a host who's hooked on experimenting and explaining. Picking one topic per show (like the human heart or electricity), Nye gets creative with teaching kids and adults alike the nuances of science.
Hosted by LeVar Burton for more than 20 years, "Reading Rainbow" teaches reading skills, habits, and attitudes. The magazine-style format takes kids on real-life journeys with celebrity guest readers and "Kid on the Street" book recommendations.
A goofy group of animals are 'WordFriends' that teach kids how to solve problems by building the right word. They journey on funny adventures together discovering that letters form words and that words have meanings.
Host Steve Spangler, Ellen Show regular, shows viewers how to conduct amazing science experiments in their own homes! Steve explores a different science concept each episode, using everyday items for his fun experiments - proving that anyone can be a scientist.
Nature Knows BestNature Knows Best is a fascinating STEM series that looks at the fun and clever ways scientists and innovators are copying nature to create some of the world's most amazing advancements.
Lauren Tingley is a formerly stressed out, working teacher-mom of two who tried to "do it all" and ended up losing herself in the process. Determined to find joy in modern motherhood she discovered simplifying was the answer. Now she shares her tips for fun family activities, minimalist homemaking and simple parenting advice on Simply Well Balanced for families looking to create more balance in their homes. Lauren's ideas and advice has been shared by Parents Magazine, Good Housekeeping and Women's First.Read more about me! Or follow me on Pinterest or Instagram
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