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Top 10 Shows for Preschoolers

Reasons for being popular - fun, music, interactivity, bright colors, and imagination

1. The Backyardigans (Nick Jr.)

The Backyardigans are five adorable friends who put their imaginations together to turn their backyards into fantastical settings as they sing and dance their way through epic adventures.

2. Between the Lions (PBS KIDS)
Characters from books come alive, letters sing and dance, and words play in the world between the lions.

3. Dora the Explorer (Nick Jr.)
A pioneer show in the realm of interactive cartoons for preschoolers, Dora the Explorer characters enlist the help of viewing kids, as Dora and her friends complete educational adventures. Kids learn about colors, numbers, shapes and more as they help Dora solve riddles and puzzles along her way.

4. Blue's Clues (Nick Jr.)
The show’s educational focus covers skills from colors and shapes to numbers and letters, but the greatest focus is on helping kids learn problem solving skills.

5. Sesame Street (PBS KIDS)
Each new season of Sesame Street brings a new area of educational focus along with funny parodies

6. Imagination Movers (Disney)
The characters make music and solve "idea emergencies." If a problem needs solving, the Movers are up to the job. After a little brain-storming, they come up with some possible solutions and test them out.

7. Super Why (PBS KIDS)

The brightly colored characters make letters, spelling, and reading fun for preschoolers.

8. The Little Einsteins (Disney)


The Little Einsteins series was created for preschoolers and incorporates classical music, art, and real world images to entertain and educate.

9. Sid the Science Kid (PBS KIDS)
Always wondering "why?" or "how?," Sid's inquisitive nature and zeal for learning are contagious to kids.

10. Pinky Dinky Doo (NOGGIN)
Pinky Dinky Doo may be a little girl, but she has big ideas and an even bigger imagination.