Here Come the ABC's
They Might Be Giants, longtime purveyors of quirky rock, move beyond mere sound into multi-media entertainment with Here Come the ABC’s. Enlisting a broad array of animators and puppeteers, the band delivers lessons on the alphabet that are as wildly imaginative as they are effective in accomplishing their educational mission. John Flansburgh and John Linnell, who comprise the group, harness catchy pop hooks to cement the letters and, because they’re They Might Be Giants, create some incredibly fun music in the process.
Sesame Street- Imagine That!
The Sesame Street characters learn all kinds of ways to use their imaginations when they are stuck inside due to a rainstorm.
Leapfrog Letter Factory
The Letter Factory follows popular LeapFrog characters Leap, Lily, Tad and wacky Professor Quigley on their wild adventure through The Letter Factory. Here, these engaging characters tour various rooms where each letter of the alphabet is learning to pronounce its sound. For example, the letter Cs are in the freezer room where it is "Ccc-Ccc-Ccc-COLD." Featuring original songs designed to educate and entertain, The Letter Factory teaches children ages 2-5 letters, phonics and listening skills while fostering language development.
Leapfrog Talking Words Factory
Produced to complement The Letter Factory by LeapFrog, The Talking Words Factory takes the educational process to the next level by focusing on word construction, rhyming and vocabulary. In the video, Leap, Lily and Tad journey to the Talking Words Factory where machines like the Word Whammer and Sticky-Icky-O-Rama make a group of letters into words. The Talking Words Factory also incorporates humorous songs to engage children ages three and up.
Leapfrog Code Word Caper
When Mr. Websley is accidentally silenced by the Silent E Machine, Leap, Lily, and Tad must journey through the Complex Word Complex to build the code words needed to return his voice. Guided only by the "Absent Professor Device," the kids learn how to build the complex words needed to solve the code and save the day. Humorous songs add to the fun and help teach the rules for advanced word building.
Leapfrog Math Circus
Watch the Quidget Family and the Subtractobats perform high-flying feats of mathematics! In this astounding story, Leap, Lily, Tad and wacky Professor Quigley train numbers to count, add, and subtract in a series of amazing circus acts. Numbers and Quidgets fly from trampolines, trapezes and cannons as they teach early mathematical concepts.
Peep and the Big Wide World
The animated series PEEP and the Big Wide World, narrated by award-winning actress Joan Cusack, gives wings to the innovative idea of teaching science to preschoolers. Wry and distinctive visual humor, charming plotlines, and lovable characters combine with a comprehensive science program to attract and engage young kids.
The Magic School Bus
In a small grade school, one class has a unique way of learning about the world with their teacher, Ms. Frizzle. To illustrate the science concepts they discuss, they go on field trips on the Magic Schoolbus, a magic vehicle that can literally go anywhere and be anything as the class explores space, the arctic, the human body in order to have a first hand experience of the principles of science.
The Best of the Electric Company- Volumes 1 and 2
A comedy variety show that teaches basic phonetic and grammar concepts using live-action sketches, cartoons, songs, and Spider-Man episodes.
Time Warp Trio
Imagine what you would do if you possessed a book that could send you anywhere in time or space. For three boys, that dream has become a reality. Joe, Sam and Fred were average kids living one ordinary day after another in the city. But on Joe's birthday, everything changes when his uncle gives him a magical book that takes them beyond their wildest imaginations. Whenever they open this amazing book, it teleports them through time and into incredible adventures with historical legends like Vikings, Queens and even the infamous pirate, Blackbeard. In each time-traveling quest, the boys learn important lessons in history while using their wits and skills to outsmart enemies and find their way back home.
Bill Nye the Science Guy
Bill Nye the Science Guy takes on all manner of science topics with fun, easy to follow videos.