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Good TV Shows for 8 Year Olds

Updated November 19, 2020 1.4k votes 253 voters 24.6k views52 items

List RulesVote up the best shows appropriate for an eight year old to watch.

Figuring out the best TV shows for 8-year-olds to watch can be complicated. Right at the cusp of being a tween, they know when a show is pandering to little kids, but that doesn't mean they're ready for deeper or darker themes. If you’ve been looking for good shows for 8-year-olds, this list of the best television series appropriate for kids who are eight will help find the right balance of fun to watch, age-appropriate and educational shows for 8-year-olds.

Just because a kid is now officially a tween doesn’t mean they are automatically ready to watch shows for teens and older kids. The best shows for eight-year-olds to watch offer more complex stories that have lots of rewatch value as they get older such as Avatar: Legend of Kora, Trollhunters, and even Star Wars Rebels. Some educational shows for 8-year-olds even feature kids close to their age, thanks to shows like MythBusters Jr. and Project MC2.

Which television shows are the best for 8-year-old kids to watch? Vote up the best shows for 8-year-olds and add any good TV series for 8-year old kids that are missing.

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