the best holiday dvds

Here's a list of favorite movies for the ho-ho-holidays!

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The holidays are in the air--and also on lots of great new DVD releases. There are brand-new titles and new versions of old favorites. So gather the family, pass the popcorn and start some new holiday traditions.

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IT’S A SPONGEBOB CHRISTMAS!

Not Rated

What's It About?: Plankton plots to finally be included on Santa’s “nice” list – by making everyone else “naughty!”

Why Kids Will Want to Watch it: They know that if SpongeBob is involved, this won’t be a sappy holiday story.

Good Tidings: SpongeBob’s pure heart saves the day.

Bah Humbugs: Just like Plankton plans it, the residents of Bikini Bottom act like jerks!

Read the Flick for Kids Age-by-Age guide for It's a SpongeBob Christmas.
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KUNG FU PANDA HOLIDAY!

Not Rated

What's It About?: Po is charged with hosting the annual Winter Feast, and Master Shifu expects it to be perfect.

Why Kids Will Want to Watch it: Because, like Po, they believe kung fu--especially in this animated franchise--is “awesome!”

Good Tidings: Po literally uses his noodle(s) to show the true spirit of the season.

Bah Humbugs: Po accidentally dismisses a rabbit chef and disgraces his country.
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DREAMWORKS HOLIDAY CLASSICS

Not Rated

What's It About?: Three popular movies--Madagascar, Shrek and How to Train Your Dragon--are spun off into short holiday films.

Why Kids Will Want to Watch it: They love these characters!

Good Tidings: Whether they’re celebrating Christmas, Julianuary or Snoggletog, everyone ends up proving that the best gift is spending the holidays with family and friends.

Bah Humbugs: Some Grinch-y moments when things don’t go as planned.
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DORA’S CHRISTMAS CAROL ADVENTURE

Not Rated

What's It About?: Dora and Boots help Swiper discover the true meaning of Christmas so Santa will take him off the "naughty" list.

Why Kids Will Want to Watch it: They’ll be shocked by the possibility of a present-less Christmas and will be eager to see if Swiper can redeem himself.

Good Tidings: Swiper ultimately learns it’s better to give than to receive.

Bah Humbugs: Swiper admits, “I really like swiping.”

Read the Flick for Kids Age-by-Age guide for Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure!
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SANTA PAWS 2 THE SANTA PUPS

Not Rated

What's It About?: Santa’s mischievous new puppies stow away on Mrs. Claus’ sleigh when she heads down to Pinesville, USA, to help bring back the town’s Christmas spirit.

Why Kids Will Want to Watch it: The adorable puppies!

Good Tidings: Mrs. Claus brings some much-needed girl power to the holidays.

Bah Humbugs: Because they don’t obey the rules, the puppies almost destroy Christmas.
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kids videos
WATCH: Bubble Guppies Sneak

WATCH: Bubble Guppies Sneak

The Guppies get ready for a swim-tastic check-up.

preschool games
PLAY: Lalaloopsy Parade Game

PLAY: Lalaloopsy Parade Game

There's a friendship parade in Lalaloopsy land & you get to decorate the floats

printable activities
PRINT: Fall Connect-the-Dots

PRINT: Fall Connect-the-Dots

Connect the dots to uncover this PAW-some fall surprise

crafts
CREATE: PAW Flashlight Stencils

CREATE: PAW Flashlight Stencils

Let PAW Patrol lead your kids on a fun night with these stencils!

recipes
MAKE: Guppies Jelly Fish Snack

MAKE: Guppies Jelly Fish Snack

This easy snack lets little ones go fishing with the Guppies!

parties
Bubble Guppies Birthday Party

Bubble Guppies Birthday Party

Want to make a huge splash with your birthday kid? Do a Guppies theme!