Netflix is not only growing as a streaming giant, but as a production house as well. They’ve consistently improved over the years with greater design, actors, plots, and more. Today we will take you through their best educational shows.
If you’re looking to stream the best shows to watch on Netflix that are informative and a good use of time, we write this article to share 7 of the best. The educational shows of the past used to be bland, boring, and slow, but Netflix has the ones that make learning fun. Let’s get started.
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Emily’s Wonder Lab (2020-)
Science lessons just got a lot more interesting for us. This show features the acclaimed science communicator Emily Calandrelli, who takes her show kids on a journey through science’s wackiest experiments. The experiments have fun and crazy side effects which are backed by valuable learnings for the whole family to stream.
The Netflix Original Series is set to release new seasons soon, but you have 10 episodes readily available right now. It has an IMDb rating of 8.7/10 and received over 3 nominations.
Education could not have been made more fun than this series pick. The eight fuzzy little cartoon characters go on adventures through the wild seas and land, exploring lessons about the place for viewers to watch. The pack is led by a brave polar bear and kitten, who embark on a new mission in every episode.
Rated G, this cartoon is a family-friendly choice, especially for toddlers looking to learn and enjoy the content. Brace yourself for new seasons ahead. It has an IMDb rating of 7.6/10 and amassed 2 wins with 9 nominations total.
Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History (2019)
You’ve seen this actor flexing on the gram, doing standup comedy, and paired with Dwayne Johnson onscreen and offscreen. Now you get to see him in a Netflix Original that has everyone laughing. This comedy special features Kevin Hart taking us through the biggest contributions of the world by Black people, through his witty and comedic narration to the young ones.
History lessons just got more fun with Kevin’s tone of narration and comedic approach. This movie is a must-watch for kids looking to sharpen their history and those who want to learn about the greats. It has an IMDb rating of 5.5/10.
The Who Was? Show (2018)
The series of “who was” questions about people like Albert Einstein/George Washington still plague our younger generation. Instead of putting big textbooks and scriptures, tune into The Who Was? Show for answers. It features a group of students shooting history episodes, but it is accented with live sketches and performances, making each episode an unforgettable history lesson.
The historical accuracy is on point, and the kids are sure to love history’s greatest action. It has an IMDb rating of 6.8/10 and amassed 6 nominations and a win.
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Lego House: Home of the Bricks (2018)
We’ve all seen Lego bricks taking over the kid’s toy collections, and the occasional accidental stepping on one. In this feature, you will get to see the building of a nearly 130,000 square foot house made entirely of Lego bricks. It features interviews of various people describing the fun process of building and is perfect for kids to get inspired with their Lego models.
The show has a documentary perspective to it, but it is educational, nonetheless. It has an IMDb rating of 6.5/10 and won an award for Best Documentary – Lifestyle, Art, Music, and Culture.
Our Planet (2019)
In the past, we’ve seen many interesting documentaries on wildlife, the endangered species, and life in the wilderness. Netflix redefines the world as we know it, in this documentary feature Our Planet. It features a series of breathtaking shots and sceneries of the diverse habitat of the world.
The journey of learning the diversity goes from remote Arctic explorations to mysterious deep ocean critters. It even takes us through the vast landscapes of Africa, and the beautiful forests and jungles of America. It has an IMDb rating of 9.3/10 and amassed 21 nominations total with 5 wins (including 2 Primetime Emmy Awards). It is also no.8 on IMDb’s list of top-rated TV shows.
Ask the Storybots (2016-2017)
Our last pick of the bunch is based on the popular educational app, Storybots. These are tiny little creatures on the quest to answer age-old questions for kids. Netflix’s production really did a number on this production by bringing history lessons to life, with great content and actors.
Although cartoon in nature, it has special appearances of Jay Leno, Snoop Dogg, Chris Parnell, Kevin Smith, and many more. The show has an IMDb rating of 8.3/10 and amassed 23 nominations with 7 wins.
When it comes to unlimited entertainment, there is no better option than Netflix. You can use multiple hacks to further enhance your Netflix experience but our educational shows pick will help you learn something new.
The lesson of hard work, determination, and persistence is what makes you succeed in life, let these movies inspire you to become a better version of yourself.
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