Have Fun Learning in the summer with @Netflix! #StreamTeam

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Netflix as a part of my participation on the Netflix Stream Team. All opinions are always my own.

Did you know that most students experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer? School may be out, but learning doesn’t have to be! With summer in full swing, most kids have lost sight of schoolwork and are enjoying their days off outside of the classroom.

For the perfect way to beat the heat and indulge in some screen time, introduce your kids to something new with Netflix – whether it’s a documentary about dinosaurs or the moon, you can keep your little ones’ brains active all summer long.

This summer, I decided to opt out of summer camp for my kids. For one, my son had surgery early July. And two, my girls weren’t interested in summer camp this year. When I get home from work, I usually take them out for ice cream or to the park to get some fresh air. On the weekends, we go on day trips. But when they’re home, you can definitely find them watching something on Netflix. They can’t enough of Netflix. There’s always something new to see.

Check out some of the summer’s picks from Netflix.

10 Netflix Titles for a Summer Brain-Power Boost

For your big kids:


1. Lewis & Clark: The Journey Out West
2. Walking with Dinosaurs
3. Secret Yellowstone
4. The Blue Planet
5. When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions

Want even more brain-boosting titles? Our friends at Common Sense Media shared 12 age-appropriate documentaries that encourage kids to explore worlds they may not normally encounter, all currently streaming on Netflix – check out the list here.

And your little ones:


1. The Great Mouse Detective
2. Busytown Mysteries
3. LeapFrog: Math Adventures to the Moon
4. Turtle: The Incredible Journey
5. The Magic School Bus


Boost your kids’ brain power with these Strawberry-Yogurt Swirl Popsicles, perfect for breakfast, an afternoon snack or healthy dessert. These sweet treats are not only delicious, but are filled with brain-powering ingredients, like berries and Greek yogurt – click here to learn how to make your own.

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