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15 Educational Shows to Stream on Netflix
I’m always on the lookout for new movies and shows that my kids can watch, without worrying about any inappropriate content.
I thought I’d share a few of our favorite educational shows to stream on Netflix.
These are our “go to” streaming movies, while eating lunch or when we need some “down time.”
How the States Got Their Shape
Weird or What?
Dogs with Jobs
Mysteries at the Museum
Bill Nye the Science Guy
The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents
The Magic School Bus
Wild Kratts (We’ve actually finished all the episodes now, but the kids LOVED it!)
Also, a quick search of PBS, NOVA, National Geographic or HISTORY (H2) will give you plenty of quality shows that are full of information. I have about 30 in my watchlist that vary on topics like “Honeybadgers”, “Separating Twins,” “The Life of Birds,” “Civil War” and “Mystery of Easter Island.”
Clean, Family Movies/Shows
that aren’t necessarily educational but are still worth watching:
and our absolute family favorite right now, When Calls the Heart. (Seriously, check it out. It’s so flippin’ good.)
We also have Amazon Prime and there are lots of great shows on there as well. I really prefer Netflix though, because I was able to set up a separate “School” account. The kids know they can watch anything on that list after they finish their school work or during breaks.
Some days, you just need to grab a bowl of popcorn and veg out on the couch. What better way to combine school hours and lazy days than with a Netflix marathon?
That’s one school day that won’t make kids complain!
PS: Still didn’t find anything to watch?
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