May 20, 2016 · 2 min read

Which Kids Movies Should Your Kid Watch?


Nowadays kids movies have reached new levels. They’ve got superb animations in them and characters and story line is very nice too. However some problems have risen within the kids movies. Some are made around emotional themes. Therefore it becomes really necessary to first watch these movies yourself and then if you think the video is appropriate for your kids, let them have fun here too. But how to gauge the films? Follow these tips:

If you notice that your child is scared of the strange creatures in his books, then you need to also not allow him to watch the movies with animated crazy creatures included. These will also scare your son or daughter.

If your kid gets scared while asleep and wakes up, then again its a hint, you don’t allow him to watch the kids movies with scary animations or creatures. This will increase the fear in him.


If your kid gets tired watched the cartoons of short duration like Dora The Explorer, you should not let him watch the more time kids movies.

You may notice him through the play. If he gets scared, if somebody chases him, it will not be best if you let him watch scary fictional movies.

In case your kid just isn’t comfortable in loud or noisy environments, do not get him action packed thriller movie. These is going to be noisy too.

Now you can test many of these, before letting him watch the films. You can start with a shorter duration movie. A 45–60 min long movie will be good. This can tell you in case your kid can watch the film without getting tired. Find out if he shows any to remain anxiety and can he take 45–60 minutes without any break.

And also in the beginning, don’t allow him watch a movie which has a weird looking nasty villain. After letting him watch the video, wait for week. And look, in the event the movie has any negative after effects on your kid.

Different kids get fearful of different characters and things. Many are afraid of giants or wizards, others are fearful of witches and clown etc.

As mentioned earlier, the simplest way to make sure that the movie is wonderful for your son or daughter, is always to first see it yourself. After which if you believe it won’t possess negative influence on your kid, permit him to watch it and revel in it too.

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