Finding value in screen time: our favorite 15 netflix shows, dvds, and apps for young kids

screen timeIn the complex world of twenty-first century parenting, Screen Time can be the subject of much debate and anxiety.

Every family has different ideas and expectations about this subject. I certainly do not have it figured out. Also, my personal philosophy is in flux regarding the advantages and pitfalls of screen-bound entertainment and education. But …

we have managed to curate a list of several kid’s shows that both I and the kids like. We’ll try out new shows on Netflix every once in a while, but we have our go-to list of shows that (fortunately!) the boys don’t mind watching on repeat.

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Science folders

20170529_155313I haven’t made any curriculum choices yet for our upcoming years, but I love to stop by thrift stores and browse their books and toys sections. We’ve run across some great “homeschooling resources” this way for very little money! Continue reading