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Feature Review:

Arthur's first CGI-animated direct to video feature film is a hit. Arthur's Missing Pal tells the story of how Arthur loses his pet dog, Pal, and chronicles his efforts to find him...
Arthur's Missing Pal Review



Feature Review:

Seven brand new episodes from Season 4 of the favorite children's television show are featured on Spongebob Squarepants: Karate Island DVD...
Spongebob Squarepants: Karate Island DVD Review



Feature Review:

ToddWorld reviewTodd World: Hi! I'm Todd

We've seen the Barbie Princess series of computer-animated movies. Now there's a new line, Barbie Fairytopia, that immerses viewers in a vibrant world of fairies and other magical creatures, and evil fairies, of course...
ToddWorld Review



Feature Review:

Barbie Fairytopia pictureBarbie Fairytopia

We've seen the Barbie Princess series of computer-animated movies. Now there's a new line, Barbie Fairytopia, that immerses viewers in a vibrant world of fairies and other magical creatures, and evil fairies, of course...
Barbie Fairytopia Review



Top Pick:

Top Pick. The best, albeit the quirkiest, DVD for learning the letters of the alphabet in a long time: They Must Be Giants, of the album No! fame, have released Here Come the ABCs, both on audio CD and DVD video. Absolutely sensational!...
Here Come the ABCs DVD Review



Top Pick:

Leap Frog Math CircusTop Pick Leap Frog Math Circus is highly "edutaining", with powerful demonstrations of early math and counting skills...
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All reviews at Edutaining Kids are independent and impartial. Our children's video reviews are designed to help parents and caregivers find the right movies for their kids. Evaluations and ratings are based on educational and entertainment value, age appropriate content, and innovativeness.


Must-Own Classic:

My Neighbor Totoro

This sweet and compelling animated video was directed by Hayao Miyazaki. After their mother falls ill, two sisters move into a new home in Japan with their father. The video captures their excitement as they explore their new environment. Soon, the sisters discover magical creatures called Totoros...
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children's movie & video section:
We look for videos that engage, entertain, and educate children. In this video section of Edutaining Kids, we offer our reviews of selected children's videos, DVDs, and movies, as well as guides to choosing them.
 

Select a featured review or article on this page to read more, or see a list of all children's video and DVD reviews.



What's Brand New in Kids' Video & DVD:


We're on the lookout for some of the latest children's videos and DVDs, featuring beloved characters and entertaining storylines...
New Children's Videos



Video & DVD Articles:

Best Videos for Babies and Toddlers


After reviewing a whole slew of videos designed for babies and young toddlers, we've arrived at a list of our favorites...
Best Videos for Babies

 

Blasts from the Past: Kids' Video Classics

Our list of videos feature stories that many of today's parents enjoyed when they were young. The good news is, today's kids seem to be just as taken by them!...
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Hamtaro 
Hamtaro: The Show, Books, Toys, and Games

 

We have selected our favorite educational videos that help preschoolers become familiar with letters and numbers ...
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Potty Time Videos & Books

When it's potty time in your household, it definitely helps for young children to learn about "going potty" from a variety of sources. Videos like Bear in the Big Blue House and Once Upon a Potty for Him or for Her can help make the transition from diapers to the potty by showing real-life or animated characters doing the "deed"...
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Featured in Baby & Toddler:
 

Start Smarter: Relax & Learn

So Smart! Videos and DVDs for Babies & Toddlers

Zen Baby

Baby Da Vinci



Featured in Preschoolers:
 

The Wiggles LiveThe Wiggles' first tour is a blast. On The Wiggles Live Hot Potatoes!, little fans get to share this fantastic experience in which the "fab four" from Down Under, Dorothy the Dinosaur, and more Wiggles friends, perform in front of a live audience. The energy is extraordinary, and the interactivity fantastic...
The Wiggles Live Video/ DVD Review

Miffy and Friends: Miffy's Playtime

Sesame Street: Bert & Ernie's Word Play

Big Bird in China



Featured in Kids 6-up:
 

Sagwa!

Sagwa the Chinese Cat is a delightfully fun and rich television show for children...
Read more about Sagwa

 

Mr. Bean: The Animated Series Vol. 1 & 2 DVD

Unusual? Definitely. If you're a fan of Rowan Atkinson's Mr. Bean live-action comedies, there's a good chance you and your family will enjoy the animated version of Mr. Bean and his silly antics... 
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Season 1



  



Blue's 10th Anniversary

Blue's Clues has gone through some transitions from its early days with Steve, to a new host Joe, and then on to Blue's Room in which the little Blue gets a voice and a whole new look. Blue's Biggest Stories commemorates and chronicles favorite (and pivotal) episodes in the series for preschoolers...
Blue's Biggest Stories Review

 

Apple iTunes



Charlie and Lola

Based on the award-winning books by Lauren Child, Charlie and Lola come to DVD. Charlie and Lola Volumes One and Two (two separate packages) use 2D CelAction animation, fabric design, paper cutout, photomontage, and other media to bring the storybook world to live. The result is a thoroughly charming and unique format for preschoolers...
Charlie and Lola Review



Movie Reviews:

Over the Hedge is a little over the top, but entertaining and funny just as well...
Over the Hedge Review

 

 

Chicken Little has something to prove, and his adventures are high-energy...
Chicken Little Review

 



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