Beyond Sesame Street: 10 more great kids shows on Hoopla

Learn together with Bill Nye and the Science Guy and more great kids shows on Hoopla.

Learn together with Bill Nye and the Science Guy and more great kids shows on Hoopla.

We already told you that Hoopla has added Sesame Street videos, music, comics and even ebooks to its collection.

Now you can bring Abby, Elmo, and the gang with you wherever you go.

But Hoopla has even more to offer parents than Sesame Street

(For those who don’t know, Hoopla lets you stream TV shows, movies, music and more to your devices. And it’s completely free with your library card.)

Here are 10 more fun and educational shows that it’s helpful to have at the tip of your fingers.

1. Bill Nye the Science Guy

Now that Bill Nye has returned to TV—well, Netflix—revisit the show that sparked a generation’s imagination and won more than two dozen Emmy’s. Five seasons are waiting for you.

If that’s not enough, you can also stream Mr Wizard’s World on Hoopla.

2. Dinosaur Train

This Mesozoic masterpiece combines every preschoolers’ two favorite things: trains and dinosaurs. Join Buddy, Shiny, Tiny, and Don as they traverse prehistory and learn about all the dinosaurs on the Dinosaur Train.

If your kid is still craving some terrible lizards afterward, check out Dino Dan: Trek’s Adventures.

3. Between the Lions

Visit the magical library of Theo, Cleo, Lionel and Leona where their stories come to life.

For more reading fun, watch Martha Speaks with your kids. It’s about a dog who learns to speak after eating alphabet soup.

4. Arthur

Follow Arthur, D.W., and their friends on all of their adventures (and misadventures.)

Arthur‘s spinoff, Postcards from Buster, is also available on Hoopla.

5. The Cat in the Hat Knows a lot about That

The Cat in the Hat is your tour guide to the natural world. Follow the Cat in the Hat into a beehive, up to the North Pole, inside a volcano, and more.

6. SciGirls

Bright, curious and—most of all—real tween girls put science and engineering to work in their everyday lives. Marvel at these middle schoolers as they explore habitats, uncover artifacts, and program apps.

Inspire the SciKid in your home!

7. Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures

Jack’s been teaching children about animals and their environments for decades. Now your kids can join the adventure.

8. Zoboomafoo

Brothers Chris and Martin Kratt and their lemur friend Zoboo explore animals and their worlds.

9. Sid the Science Kid

Sid will teach your children about exploration, discovery and scientific concepts with humor, music, and enthusiasm.

10. Language learning for your kids

Hoopla has dozens of language learning programs for kids: Spanish, French, Japanese, American Sign Language, Chinese, German, Arabic, and so many more.

By the way, if you’re not sure how to use Hoopla, we made a how-to video.

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