This animated show, which initially ran on PBS, is perfect for young children who could use help expanding their vocabulary. The show follows a young superhero as she protects Fair City while also subtly teaching children how to use new words. Writers from SNL worked on the show so you know you are getting something smart and well crafted.
Magic School Bus
Show me a kid who doesn’t get into this show and I’ll show you a kid who is lying! The Magic School Bus introduces all sorts of fun educational concepts to children in a wacky, engaging, and well crafted way. This show is also a nostalgia blast for us older folks as well. The whole series should be available on Netflix.