Toddlers Good Educational Shows for Toddlers  

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Whether or not toddlers are given a limit on screentime, many parents primarily choose educational shows for toddlers as what their little ones watch. When it comes to the best preschool educational TV shows, there are options that teach everything from language to science. If you’ve been looking for the best educational TV shows for 2-year-olds and 3-year-olds to watch, this list of the best educational television shows for toddlers has educational series that know how to educate and entertain little ones.

The best educational shows for toddlers use repetition and variations of looking at a problem to help their little viewers solve and learn the lessons. Both Word Party and Martha Speaks use fun characters and repetition to help teach vocabulary. Other shows, such as Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Peg + Cat, and even Curious George lead by example while teaching social skills and creative problem-solving.

Which educational TV shows for toddlers are worth the limited screentime? Vote up the best educational shows for toddlers and add any good educational shows for toddlers that are missing.

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Sesame Street is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney
Sesame Street is a long-running American children's television series created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett. The program is known for its educational content, and images communicated ...more
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Martha Speaks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr, Brian Drummond
Martha Speaks is a American-Canadian animated children's television series based on the 1992 children's book of the same name by Susan Meddaugh, about a talking dog named Martha, who is owned by ...more
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WordWorld is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Marc Thompson, Veronica Taylor
WordWorld is an American CGI animated television series that debuted on PBS Kids. It was created by Don Moody, Jacqueline Moody, Peter Schneider and Gary Friedman. WordWorld was produced by The ...more
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Word Party is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Dorien Davies, Misty Rosas, Donna Kimball
Jim Henson's Word Party (Netflix, 2016)is an American animated children's television series created by Alex Rockwell. The vocabulary-building program features four young animals, Kip the ...more
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The Hoobs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
John Eccleston, Don Austen, Mark Jefferis
The Hoobs is a BAFTA-winning television programme created and produced by The Jim Henson Company and Sesame Workshop.
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Curious George is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Jeff Bennett, Frank Welker, Rino Romano
Curious George is an animated television series based on the Curious George children's book series, which features Jeff Bennett as the voice of The Man with the Yellow Hat. Frank Welker, who ...more
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The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Martin Short, Alexa Torrington, Jacob Ewaniuk
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is a Canada–UK co-produced animated television series that premiered August 7, 2010 on Treehouse TV in Canada, on September 6, 2010 on PBS Kids in the ...more
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Blue's Clues is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Steve Burns, Traci Paige Johnson, Seth O'Hickory
Blue's Clues is an American children's television series that premiered on Nickelodeon. Producers Angela Santomero, Todd Kessler and Traci Paige Johnson combined concepts from child development ...more
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Yo Gabba Gabba! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Biz Markie, Rob Paulsen, Cam Clarke
Yo Gabba Gabba! is an American puppet children's television show starring five costumed toys-come-to-life and their friend DJ Lance Rock. The Gabba gang explores a single topic in each episode, ...more
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Play with Me Sesame is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Jim Henson, Frank Oz, John Tartaglia
Play with Me Sesame is a children's television series spun off from Sesame Street, featuring Sesame Street characters such as Bert, Ernie, Grover, and Prairie Dawn. From April 1, 2002 until ...more
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Dinosaur Train is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr, Ian James Corlett
Dinosaur Train is an American/Canadian/Singaporean animated series created by Craig Bartlett. The series features a curious young Tyrannosaurus Rex named Buddy who, together with his adopted ...more
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Peg + Cat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Dwayne Hill, Hayley Faith Negrin
Peg + Cat is an American-Canadian animated children's television series based on the children's book "The Chicken Problem", which was published in 2012. The series is created by Billy ...more
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Sid the Science Kid is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Drew Massey, Alice Dinnean, Victor Yerrid
Sid the Science Kid is an American CGI animated series that premiered on PBS Kids on September 1, 2008. The computer generated show is produced by The Jim Henson Company and then-PBS member KCET ...more
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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Keith David, Fred Rogers, Don Francks
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is an American half-hour children's television series that was created and hosted by namesake Fred Rogers. The series originated in 1963 as Mister Rogers on CBC ...more
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood is an American-Canadian animated children's television series produced by The Fred Rogers Company, 9 Story Media Group and Out of the Blue Enterprises. It debuted on ...more
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Bubble Guppies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Frank Welker, Zachary Gordon, Skai Jackson
Bubble Guppies is an American preschool children's television series produced for Nickelodeon and created by Jonny Belt and Robert Scull. The series is produced by using Autodesk Maya 3D ...more
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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Tony Anselmo, Bill Farmer, Tress MacNeille
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse is an American animated television series that premiered in 2006 and continues to air in the present. The series, Disney Television Animation's first computer animated ...more
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Dora the Explorer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Fatima Ptacek, Regan Mizrahi, Alexandria Suarez
Dora the Explorer is an American educational animated TV series created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh, and Eric Weiner. Dora the Explorer became a regular series in 2000. The show is carried ...more
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Pocoyo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Stephen Fry, Alex Marty, Montana Smedley
Pocoyo is a Spanish pre-school animated television series created by Guillermo García Carsí, Luis Gallego and David Cantolla, and is a co-production between Spanish producer Zinkia ...more
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Ni Hao, Kai-Lan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Zachary Gordon, Khamani Griffin, Clem Cheung
Ni Hao, Kai-Lan is an American children's television series which premiered on Nickelodeon on November 5, 2007, and on Noggin on December 15, 2008. It also premiered on the Canadian Television ...more
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Tumble Leaf is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Christopher Downs, Brooke Wolloff, Jodi Downs
Tumble Leaf (Amazon Video, 2014) is a stop motion animated series created by Drew Hodges, and based on the short film Miro. Fig and his caterpillar friend, along with other residents of the ...more
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Super Why! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Siera Florindo, Tajja Isen, Zachary Bloch
Super Why or The Reading Adventures of Super Why is an American children's CGI animated show developed by Angela C. Santomero and Samantha Freeman Alpert. The series is produced by New York ...more
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Caillou is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Evan Smirnow, Ellen David, Jennifer Seguin
Caillou is a Canadian educational children's television series that was first shown on Télétoon and Teletoon, with its first episode airing on the former channel on September 15, ...more
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Handy Manny is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Good Educational Shows for Toddlers
Jane Lynch, Giada De Laurentiis, Wilmer Valderrama
Handy Manny is a Disney-animated children's television program. It first aired on September 16, 2006 as originally part of Disney Channel's Playhouse Disney daily block intended for ...more