The best DVDs for every age group this holiday season

By Ranny Levy

We saw an exponential up-tick in sophistication and use of computer-generated graphics and digital recording. The quality of content clearly reflects a commitment to create better programming that both teaches and inspires children.

For preschoolers and up: Big Bird, Little Bird, Sleeveless, 2010; 35 min.; $14.99; birth to 5.

Big Bird, Little Bird on DVD


For toddlers and up: Dont Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus And More Stories by Mo Willems, Scholastic Media/New Video, 2010; 49 min.; $14.95; age 2-5.

Dont Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus


For toddlers and up: Look Out World Here I Come! New York, Look Out World LLC, 2010; 30 min.; $19.95; age 2-5.

Look Out World Here I Come! New York


For toddlers and up: Meet the Sight Words DVD Boxed Set, Preschool Prep Company, 2009; 108 min.; $39.97; age-5.

Meet the Sight Words DVD Boxed Set


For toddlers and up: Wimzies HouseA World of Enchantment, Mill Creek Entertainment, 2010; 4 hours, 10 min.; $9.98; age 2-5.

Wimzies HouseA World of Enchantment


For ages 8 and up: The Secret of Moonacre, E1 Entertainment, 2010; 103 min.; $24.95; age 8-12.

The Secret of Moonacre


For ages 5 and up: The Wheels on the Bus Sing-Along Travel Kit, Scholastic Media/New Video, 2010; 2 hours, 12 min.; $24.95; age 5-8.

The Wheels on the Bus


For more on the season’s must-haves, return to our 2010 Toy Guide or check out the following “best-of” lists:

More top toys of 2010


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