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12 Netflix Titles to Spread Kindness and Acceptance #StreamTeam

The end of summer is fast-approaching, so what better time to get together as a family and watch some great movies and TV on Netflix? As an added bonus, our selections this month emphasize that we should get along with others, stressing the importance of kindness and acceptance for all. That’s a message that both kids and adults could certainly learn from these days (and certainly a good one to reiterate with school right around the corner)! So sit back, relax, and take your pick of the following movies and TV shows, featured this month on Netflix:

 

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1. Rudy: Scrawny Rudy dreams of playing football at Notre Dame. Undaunted, Rudy works assisting the groundskeeper and joins the school’s practice squad.
2. Mulan: Disney brings an ancient legend to life in this animated tale of a tomboy who disguises herself as a man so she can fight with the Chinese Army.
3. A Mile in His Shoes: A minor-league baseball team finds renewed inspiration when they hire new pitcher Mickey Tussler, a lad who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome.
4. Radio: When a high-school football coach befriends a developmentally disabled man, his subsequent growth inspires the townsfolk to think differently.
5. Good Luck Charlie: Down a Tree
6. Glee: Amid relationship woes and personal attacks from a wicked cheerleading coach, a teacher fights to turn underdog glee club members into winners.
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1. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Vol. 1 Ep. 6: Friends Help Each Other: Continuing the revered traditions of “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood,” this animated show for preschoolers is based on the adventures of young Daniel Tiger.
2. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Season 3, Ep. 4: One Bad Apple: Journey to the enchanted land of Equestria, where unicorn Twilight Sparkle and her pals have adventures and learn valuable lessons about friendship.
3. Arthur, Season 15, Ep. 8: Muffy’s Classic Classy Club / Best Enemies: Based on Marc Brown’s popular children’s books, this Daytime Emmy-winning animated series shadows 8-year-old aardvark Arthur Read and his animal pals.
4. The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Inspired by Victor Hugo’s novel, this Disney film follows a gentle, crippled bell ringer as he faces prejudice and tries to save the city he loves.
5. Super Why, Season 1, Ep. 61: The Ugly Duckling: Becoming a Swan: Wyatt and his pals, the Super Readers, solve problems by consulting classic stories such as Little Miss Muffet, Hansel and Gretel and more.
6. The Fox and the Hound: Orphaned fox Tod and bloodhound puppy Copper become fast friends as youngsters, only to see their instincts drive them apart over time.

Want even more titles about kindness and acceptance? Our friends at Common Sense Media have shared a list of TV and movie titles that teach empathy – check out the list here.

Kids Food Festival a weekend of Flavorful Fun at Citi Pond in NYC

KFF poster jpeg smallThe Kids Food Festival, in partnership with Cooking Light celebrates its 2nd festival hosted at Citi Pond at Bryant Park and in collaboration with the James Beard Foundation.

Featured chefs include:

  • Ellie Krieger, Healthy Living
  • Candice Kumai, Cookbook Author & TV Personality
  • Jehangir Mehta, Mehtaphor
  • Grayson Schmitz, Oliver Cheng
  • James DiStefano, Rouge Tomate
  • Cricket Azima, The Creative Kitchen

This Family event to help combat childhood obesity by teaching about balanced food choices through hands-on cooking, sampling, and family-friendly activities and entertainment is all put together by The Creative Kitchen.

The Kids Food Festival is excited to support Cooking Light’s charity partner, FoodCorps, a nationwide team of service members who help kids build an enduring relationship with healthy food.

The Kids Food Festival is a celebration to educate families about making balanced food choices to help create wholesome lifelong eating habits for both kids and parents. The weekend-long event will offer a host of family-friendly activities including:

  • Cooking classes
  • Food demonstrations
  • Live entertainment
  • The Balanced Plate Scavenger Hunt for kids with goody bag prizes
  • Food sampling
  • Huge giveaways
  • Special appearances by Yo Gabba Gabba and Super Why! characters

Saturday & Sunday March 2nd & 3rd 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Citi Pond at Bryant Park, 42nd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York, NY

The event is free and open to the public for General Admission. But you need to purchase tickets for the hands-on cooking classes in the James Beard Foundation Future Foodies Pavilion can be purchased at: http://bit.ly/KFFtickets ($25 per child & 1 Adult)

Check out our facebook post to enter to win a family 4 pack to Sunday 11am session Benjamin Towill from The Fat Radish making Banoffee Parfait.