What Are Some Good Educational DVDs For Kids?

You may think that YouTube and other digital media has made DVDs and other physical media obsolete. However, there are many reasons why having some educational DVDs around is a good move. 

For one thing, you never know when there is going to be an Internet outage, or when you’re going to be in a place that lacks Internet but has a DVD player. Alternatively, you may be driving and have a laptop or portable DVD player, allowing your kids to stay entertained on the road. 

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While your kids shouldn’t be on TV all day, having them watch some educational shows is always a good move. Here are some educational DVDs your kids will love. 

Earth Science by Rock ‘N Learn 

As the name implies, this DVD teaches kids about how the Earth works in a way that is entertaining and educational. Learning about the Earth is structured and how there are many different types of rocks and other sites is always so interesting, and your kid is going to love every bit of it. 

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VeggieTales: 25th Anniversary 10-Movie Collection

VeggieTales is a CGI series that has been going on for a long time if the name of this boxset has anything to tell you. It is a series that is based in Christianity, so it’s not for all parents. However, the series is beloved even by people who don’t have much faith, as it puts entertainment and fun before its moral lessons, which it does have in spades. 

One thing to look out for is that the title is misleading. It’s not 10 movies, but instead 2 movies and 8 episodes. 

Liberty’s Kids – The Complete Series – Education Edition

If you want to get your kids a history lesson in an entertaining way, here you go. This animated series teaches all about American history, and it has an all-star cast, with Walter Cronkite, Whoopi Goldberg, and even Arnold Schwarzenegger. No, the Terminator doesn’t show up in the Revolutionary War. 

Richard Scarry’s Best ABC Video Ever!

There are plenty of educational videos that teach your little one the ABCs, but Richard Scarry is still one of the best people to do it. This video set teaches kids the ABCs, with a story devoted to each letter. It’s a short video at only 30 minutes, but it’s one that your kids will love and keep learning from. 

LeapFrog: Letter Factory 

LeapFrog has been a big name in educational programming for many years, and the Letter Factory DVD has been a popular one for a long time. 

This is because it’s the perfect combination of learning and entertainment. The plot is what you would expect, with a factory that shows all the different letters and the letter sounds. It’s a musical, humorous, and great show to give to your kids. Try it out today and see if your kids will love it. Chances are, they will learn the alphabet in no time. 

Any Sesame Street DVD

Sesame Street has been the number one name in children’s programming for 50 years, and it shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. That’s because it’s still the number one show in creativity, education, and humor. Who doesn’t love Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie, and all the other muppets?

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You can find plenty of Sesame Street collections that can satisfy your kid’s love for Sesame Street. There’s an upcoming 50th anniversary DVD that’s worth checking out. There are a few collections that show the best of. There are collections that give you a variety of themes with a variety of characters. There’s even an old school compilation with footage from the Sesame Street of old. While that is dated, it’s still quite entertaining and worth checking out. 

Baby Einstein DVD Collection

Baby Einstein is quite a popular show, teaching young children all about the world in a way that sticks to them. If you’re unsure of which one to get, why not the entire collection? This show is great for learning, and this collection will have your kids covered, with hours of entertainment. 

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Blue’s Clues: Blue’s Biggest Stories 

Blues Clues is a popular children’s show, being around since 1997, with a new series in the works. It’s a show that combines entertainment, problem solving, and education, all in a colorful world. Before the new series comes out, why not show them the best of from the old series? This DVD has both Steve and Joe episodes, the two hosts that were in the series, and it’s well worth checking out. 

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood: It’s a Beautiful Day

Mr. Rogers is someone who is still beloved and talked about to this day, and for a good reason. He was someone who talked to children like they were adults, giving them life lessons, wisdom, and education in a comfortable environment. Mr. Rogers himself practiced what he preached, being a man who was just as wholesome outside the studio as he was in it. Kids love him, adults love him, what’s not to love?

He’s been quite a legendary figure, and his works are timeless. If you want a good Mr. Rogers starter pack, this is a great DVD. It has 30 episodes, plus a bonus episode of the series premiere. Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood was around for quite a bit, and this collection shows you just why he is still beloved to this day. It is a beautiful day in this neighborhood. 

Conclusion

There are many reasons to still buy DVDs. With that said, always make sure that you’re the ones handling them. DVDs are infamous for being fragile, so make sure your kids aren’t playing with them or breaking them over their head. 

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Overall, these DVDs combine education and fun, and we feel like you’re going to love them. If you’re someone who wants to teach your kids the value of learning and fun, these DVDs are for them. Try them out and see what we mean.

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