Best Educational TV Shows for Toddlers & Preschoolers

When we’re busy trying to keep kids happy during quarantine, crisis schooling, or working from home with littles, TV becomes more of a necessity than many of us might like.

Let’s give ourselves a break and rest better knowing we’re at least turning our toddlers and preschoolers onto educational tv shows.

Lots of shows call themselves educational, but some ACTUALLY are. And I don’t know about you, but right now, my sanity relies on finding good educational shows for toddlers and preschoolers!

Educational TV Shows on Netflix

We all know how inquisitive little people can be, and this show actually answers their questions!

1. Ask the StoryBots

This show will teach them all about things like dinosaurs, emotions, and outer space–all while keeping it light and super entertaining.

2. Storybots Super Songs

It’s especially great for emotions (like conquering anger), manners, & social skills.

1. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood 

Educational Shows for Toddlers on Cable

The characters in this show are reading-powered superheroes, which makes this English major pretty happy.

2. Super Why

Blippi has helped Jack hone his colors, numbers, shapes, and knowledge of every piece of construction equipment on the planet.

Educational TV Shows on YouTube

1. Blippi

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