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Top 10 TV Shows for Kids This Year

Top 10 TV Shows for Kids This Year

Common Sense Media shares ratings for 10 kids' TV shows, plus a preview of 'Pete's Dragon.'

Kids Can Play Ghostbusters at Madame Tussauds New York

Kids Can Play Ghostbusters at Madame Tussauds New York

Ghostbusters is back in NYC this summer, and Madame Tussauds New York puts you right in the center of the action with the Ghostbusters Experience and Ghostbusters: Dimension.

Film Screenings for Families in NYC in July

Film Screenings for Families in NYC in July

Do you have young film buffs on your hands? Here are the best kid-friendly film screenings in NYC in July for your movie-loving clan, including a Mexican film festival at the New York Botanical Gardens.

Kid-Friendly Concerts in New York City in July

Kid-Friendly Concerts in New York City in July

We've gathered the best kid-friendly concerts to take your family to in July, including Frolic! on the Upper West Side, SummerStage performances in Central Park, and early childhood trial classes at Diller-Quaile School of Music.

NYC Parks' 'Movies Under the Stars' 2016 Summer Schedule Announced

NYC Parks' 'Movies Under the Stars' 2016 Summer Schedule Announced

Nothing says summer like taking in family-favorite films under the night sky.

Celebrate Star Wars Day at Discovery Times Square

Celebrate Star Wars Day at Discovery Times Square

In honor of Star Wars Day on May 4, Discovery Times Square is hosting a special celebration with their Star Wars and the Power of Costume: The Exhibition display.

Kids' Movie Preview: Spring and Summer 2016

Kids' Movie Preview: Spring and Summer 2016

The 2016 spring and summer movie season brings funny faves, game characters, and beloved stories to the big screen. Find out what to see--and what to skip.

Movies on DVD and Streaming in March and April

Movies on DVD and Streaming in March and April

Common Sense Media shares its ratings for family-friendly movies that are new to DVD and streaming in March and April, plus information about The Jungle Book, in theaters April 15.

Disney's Frozen Coming to Broadway in 2018

Disney's Frozen Coming to Broadway in 2018

Disney announced a live production of its hit musical film Frozen will hit Broadway in spring 2018.

QUIZ: Which NYC TV Show Are You?

QUIZ: Which NYC TV Show Are You?

New York is an iconic city and that is partly due to how it is depicted on screen. Find out what NYC TV show you are by taking this quiz.

YouTube: What Kids Are REALLY Watching

YouTube: What Kids Are REALLY Watching

Parents may worry about YouTube's age-inappropriate content, but mostly what kids love to watch is fine (if a little weird).

New York International Children’s Film Festival Lineup Announced

New York International Children’s Film Festival Lineup Announced

New York International Children’s Film Festival 2016 lineup announced.

Kids' TV Must-Watch List: 2016 Edition

Kids' TV Must-Watch List: 2016 Edition

New and returning shows in 2016 for kids and teens, including a Lion King spin-off and an X-Files reboot, have lots of promise for families.

Star Wars: Movies, Shows, and Games for Every Age Group

Star Wars: Movies, Shows, and Games for Every Age Group

Find out which Star Wars movies, TV shows, games, and apps are appropriate for every age.

5 Fun AND Educational Apps for Kids

5 Fun AND Educational Apps for Kids

Common Sense Media shares its picks for the best five educational and fun apps for kids to play on their smartphones and tablets.

Best Family Movies of 2015

Best Family Movies of 2015

Common Sense Media shares its top-rated films of 2015 for kids, tweens, and teens.

Classic Holiday Movies for Kids and 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Classic Holiday Movies for Kids and 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Common Sense Media shares its ratings for three classic Christmas movies, and what to expect in 'Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens', in theaters Dec. 18.

Star Wars Activities For Kids in NYC

Star Wars Activities For Kids in NYC

Get your Star Wars on with these great activities for kids in New York.

Disney’s New Polynesian Princess Adventure, 'Moana', Hits Theaters Next November

Disney’s New Polynesian Princess Adventure, 'Moana', Hits Theaters Next November

Excitement mounts as new details emerge about 'Moana', Disney's upcoming Polynesian princess adventure, slated to release next November 2016.

Fall TV Roundup for Kids and a November Theater Release

Fall TV Roundup for Kids and a November Theater Release

Common Sense Media shares ratings for three new fall shows for kids and families, plus what to anticipate in the November release of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2'.

Andrew Lloyd Webber Donates $150 Million for NYC Music Programs

Andrew Lloyd Webber Donates $150 Million for NYC Music Programs

Iconic Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has donated $150,000 to the City of New York’s Fund for Public Schools as part of a new initiative called “Rock the Schools.”

Sesame Street Introduces a New Character Who Has Autism

Sesame Street Introduces a New Character Who Has Autism

As part of a new initiative to destigmatize autism, Sesame Street is introducing Julia, a new character who has autism, and with it resources for parents to use.

New York City Celebrates 'The Peanuts Movie' with Events Citywide

New York City Celebrates 'The Peanuts Movie' with Events Citywide

A week of activities for kids in New York City to celebrate of "The Peanuts Movie."

Halloween Movies for Kids and Families

Halloween Movies for Kids and Families

If your kids like a little spookiness along with their tricks and treats, this list of scary (but not too scary!) Halloween movies for kids and families compiled by Common Sense Media is sure to hit just the right note.

October DVD, Streaming, and Theater Releases

October DVD, Streaming, and Theater Releases

Common Sense Media shares what you need to know about the movies available in October on DVD and streaming, plus a preview of "Pan".




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