Need a moment of peace and quiet? These are the best TV shows for preschoolers available to stream on Foxtel Now.
Not all TV shows are created equal, especially ones made for kids. Children’s TV has improved a lot over the years with a number of shows providing both entertaining and educational value.
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Your developing tot can now have fun and learn about maths to critical thinking, as well as literacy and creativity. We’ve rounded up the top 10 TV shows for your preschooler that are available to stream now on Foxtel Now.
|Set in a small city street, Sesame Street presents a world of learning opportunities. The classic TV show follows Big Bird and a cast of other furry puppets who help teach children about numbers, colours and the alphabet, as well as other pre-school subjects, songs and games.||1 hr|
|Mickey Mouse Clubhouse takes kids on an imaginative adventure with Mickey and his friends with play-along and singalong segments. In each episode, kids learn maths skills identifying shapes and numbers as well as using their creativity and critical thinking to get them through the problems they face. Moreover, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse teaches kids about forgiveness and manners through the characters interactions.||30 mins|
|The TV show follows the adventures of Dora, a Hispanic American girl with her talking backpack and a robotic monkey named Boots. Along her travels, Dora encounters a number of puzzles that must be solved. These puzzles teach kids to think critically, learn to solve problems and riddles, count and learn some basic Spanish, whilst having fun at the same time!||30 mins|
|Buddy and his family jump on the Dinosaur Train to explore and visit different types of dinosaurs throughout the prehistoric times. As kids embark on this journey with Buddy, they learn about the new dinosaurs they meet while being taken on a fun adventure.||30 mins|
|Curious George is a family classic. Each episode follows George on his adventures exploring the world, focusing on taking care of the plant life that he comes by. Kids will learn to solve basic maths concepts as well as understanding the importance of the environment with this loveable character.||30 mins|
|Using classical music, art and real life images, The Little Einsteins entertains and educates preschoolers. Throughout the series, kids are introduced to musical terminology and concepts and also learn about real places and things through the different adventures the characters embark on.||30 mins|
|Dottie ‘Doc’ McStuffins has a special ability which allows her to talk to her toys and stuffed animals. Doc is faced with a number of dilemmas and she teacher her toys, as well as the viewers, about the importance of personal hygiene and taking care of yourself. She touches on subjects such as brushing your teeth, taking baths, sleeping and eating right. Doc McStuffins also teaches kids’ to be scared of the doctor and teaches them about specific medical instruments that Doc uses on her toys.||11 mins|
|Kids are taken on an underwater adventure with the Bubble Guppies. Each episode follows the cute fish-tailed characters to school where they encounter problems they need to solve along the way. With the use of music and dancing, kids learn about topics such as math, science and literacy.||24 mins|
|The Octonauts, a team of adventure heroes, are always helping those who are in trouble under the sea. As travel in their aquatic vehicles, the team explores and teaches kids about different plants and sea life while they save the day.||11 mins|
|The Backyardigans is about five colourful animal friends who come together to journey to fantastical places in their backyard. The show celebrates imaginative play and take viewers on adventures to different eras in time. Filled with singalongs, kids learn about different musical genres and dancing.||24 mins|