Well, enough of movies, this weekend grab your kiddos are watch these amazing documentaries that are sure to blow. their. minds! If you are parenting the GEN Z, one thing you know for sure is that they are visual learners. So, if you want them to learn about history, science and humanity… books are great. But for these complex concepts, visual communication is much better for them to truly understand and comprehend. They will enjoy reading about it later once they know what it is they are reading about.
Yet, we all know, sometimes documentaries get a little less… exiting and more… lengthy. So, for starters, we have got you 3 documentaries that are every bit fascinating right from the start. The only thing you’d be skipping is the credits!
Here Are 3 Documentaries To Watch With Your Kids:
Wings Of Life:
Made in 2011 by Filmmaker Louis Schwartzberg, this documentary takes you into the jungle and into the world of bees, hummingbirds, bats and other creatures. It explains how the Earth’s food chain depends on these species. Narrated by Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers is a celebration of life, as a third of the world’s food supply depends on these incredible – and increasingly threatened – creatures. Sounds interesting? Because it is! Watch now.
Where to watch : Disney+ Hotstar
A Place At The Table:
This documentary follows the struggle of three individuals to find adequate nutrition in different parts of the United States, and illustrates the issue of hunger that plagues millions, while experts propose solutions. This critically acclaimed documentary, nominated for Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, and featuring Oscar award-winning actor and End Hunger Network founder Jeff Bridges, examines the crisis of food insecurity, hunger, obesity and food access in America and the policies that have perpetuated the problem.
This film will make kids realize the importance of food and how, even though a basic need, some people still can’t afford it. Kids will surely be more grateful to their parents who provide them with healthy meals and will think twice before wasting.
Where to watch : Prime Video
Walking With Dinosaurs:
With the help of dazzling computer animation, this documentary follows the lives of dinosaurs from their beginning to their zenith and their eventual decline during the Cretaceous period. The computer-generated imagery and animatronics used in the series show dinosaurs in a way you would expect to see in a feature film. Kids are sure to be gobsmacked and will learn everything there is to learn about the dinosaurs. Surely, you don’t want your child to miss out on this!
Which one are you looking forward to enjoying with your little ones this weekend? Tell us in the comments below. And share this list with your friends.
Where to watch : Netflix